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We publish weekly updates from the business continuity world, covering recent news items or reflecting on our travels and experiences with clients.

Charlie addresses topics from a Business Continuity perspective and you might be surprised how much of today’s news relates to BC! Providing valuable insight, Charlie raises critical questions which will surely encourage you to reconsider your Business Continuity plans.

Embedding BC for a More Resilient Future

As it is BCI Education Month, this week Charlie discusses the need for embedding business continuity to create a more resilient future, using examples of scenarios that are happening right now across the world. This title was given to us for BCI Education Month and I promised Kitt in the BCT office that I would write a blog

Writing Incident Scenarios: An Operational Resilience Trend Returns

This week I talk about writing incident scenarios and how different business continuity plans have come back in style. The return of the mullet What was once fashionable always tends to come back into fashion at some point. Flared trousers seem to come and go quite regularly. Fashion from my youth has come round again, as we are seeing

Operational Resilience: Is it just business continuity done properly?

What Operational Resilience really means, and how it compares with business continuity. This week a couple of things have come together to inspire this bulletin. I have been working on an operational resilience exercise for a client, which is based around taking a ‘severe but plausible scenario’ and then checking whether the scenario breaches the organisation’s impact tolerances.

Resilience – The difference between it and Business Continuity

This week saw the Commons vote by a large majority for British forces to start bombing Syria. Watching the news we didn’t have to wait very long before we heard that the bombing had started. As the coalition has been bombing ISIS for several months now, I am not sure how our contribution is going to make a

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