If you’re an SME, you’re busy making money and keeping daily business under control. The last thing you need is another task, creating something that you may never need to use. But there are many immediate benefits and important reasons for creating a Business Continuity Plan (BCP). Here are six […]
Imagine this. You’re driving to work one morning, on the way to your textile business, when you hear on the radio that there’s been a natural disaster in Bangladesh. A massive flood has caused considerable material damage and disrupted the lives of millions. You pull over and call your supplier […]
Since early September, a thick haze has been clouding Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, the cause of the problem. Every year, fires are set off to clear forest land in Indonesian Borneo for agriculture, usually palm oil plantations. This year it appears worse due to severe drought caused by El Nino. […]
In a previous article, I described the top seven mistakes that organisations make when they develop a Business Continuity Plan (BCP). Here are seven ways to make sure you do it properly and that your disaster plan actually works when you need it. The right approach includes the following elements: […]
Most Risk Management and Business Continuity ‘experts’ concentrate on documentation, not on actual implementation. There’s too much focus on ticking boxes to please auditors, too much paperwork, too much effort to maintain documents, too little implementation, too little buy-in, too little enthusiasm from staff, too little incident readiness, and too […]
Around the world, the need to plan for business continuity only continues to grow. How would you react if your Intranet went down or you were unable to make a mobile call in the event of a disaster? When “it hits the fan”, risk assessment and security are core elements […]
MD of Business As Usual, Rinske Geerlings, highlights the Top 10 Tips for Business Continuity in the Australian Security Magazine (ASM) on page 38
See the article on page 56 of the Australian Security Magazine, provided by our MD, Rinske Geerlings.