Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tip – Prepare a Emergency Communications Plan

Keep people in the loop so they know what’s going on and prevent disinformation This is the first in a series of tips covering items you should ensure you have to hand for use in an emergency. To be sure you don’t miss future tips and other posts on this blog, why not sign up…

Will Business Continuity Planning reduce my insurance premiums?

Business Continuity Planning should be seen as an investment in the future of your business, but it can also help to reduce your costs. The other day, I was asked if the cost of introducing business continuity planning would be offset by a reduction in insurance premiums. This was the answer that I gave. Business…

Tip – Start with Business Continuity in Mind

Most of the time, I find myself talking to companies that have been in business for a while: typically more than three years. At that stage, they are receptive to thoughts about protecting the investment the owners have made in the business. However, it has to be said that thinking about Business Continuity right from…

Planning is a process not an event

I’ve been watching some videos on YouTube today as part of a project to re-focus my business on the needs of my clients. The process isn’t complete so I can’t report back on the results of the process but I just want to share something I came across because it’s an absolute piece of magic….

Ensure your Business Continuity Plan is accessible when you need it

It’s no good having an emergency plan that isn’t accessible in an emergency For the purposes of this week’s tip, I’m making the assumption that you produced a plan, or series of plans, for your organisation. If you haven’t, why not take a look at my simple 10-step Plan for creating your own Business Continuity…