How would your business cope in a crisis?
Continuing day to day activities is important to any organisation. Nearly 1 in 5 organisations suffer a serious disruption every year.
Major emergencies can happen without warning; they can affect and disturb day to day business, sometimes seriously.
For example, how you would respond to a serious power cut or damage to premises?
Business Continuity Management
Business Continuity Management is about helping to identify which parts of the organisation are essential.
Its about making sure that when an incident happens you can manage these and get the business up and running at the earliest possible time and return to business as usual.
All organisations have stakeholders, customers and suppliers who do business with them as well as a reputation to protect.
It is important to be able to make sure that when faced with serious events that you have plans in place to get over these.
Some areas that you may want to look at are:
- Suppliers and contractors
- Specialist equipment
- Technology and communications
- Data and information
There is a range of organisations who can help you manage your business continuity.