The Business Continuity Manager’s role in the recovery phase of coronavirus

22 JUNE 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I discuss the role of the Business Continuity Manager in dealing with the recovery phrase of coronavirus. Many of the lockdown restrictions have been lifted and are moving on apace, even in Scotland we are able to do more today and even more on Monday, although I haven’t quite worked out what that is. So I thought this week I would share som...

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COVID-19 – A massive failure of risk management?

12 JUNE 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I look at risk management in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and Black Lives Matter movement. I wanted to write about risk management and what I perceive is a massive failure of the process and implementation in ensuring that organisations were ready for a pandemic. The continuing momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement and organisat...

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Its business as normal at PlanB Consulting!

04 JUNE 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

In spite of being locked down for 9 weeks for PlanB Consulting, it is business as normal and we are adapting well to not being able to deliver consulting face to face! Some highlights of activities have included: Delivering the Business Continuity Institutes (BCI) CBCI Course online for 5 days. One of the first of the courses delivered online worldwide. W...

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Dominic Cummings – A crisis management case study

02 JUNE 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I discuss the crisis communications lessons to be learnt from Dominic Cummings' recent 'rule-breaking' incident in lockdown. As the 'Dominic Cummings Affair' is coming to an end I thought I would comment on what we can learn about crisis communications from the circus surrounding his visit to Durham, during lockdown. I think it...

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