Plan to protect your business in the event of a disaster.
What would you do if your business were to be affected by a disaster such as damage to your building, IT failure, flooding or even a terrorist incident?
Business continuity is about understanding and managing risks of events that could disrupt your business and impact upon you and and anyone who works for you. Thinking about business continuity can help you to plan how to deal with different situations so that you can continue to operate your business.
Put simply, business continuity is about anticipating any incident that could affect you and planning for it.
Business continuity plan
A business continuity plan will you to identify all the requirements, which are essential to keeping your business running, and will include processes to keep disruption to a minimum. It is all about ensuring that you can manage any crisis effectively.
We have put together a simple to help you to protect your business. It is designed to help you capture important actions that you or your staff would need to undertake should there be a business disruption.
Business continuity management
The National Counter Terrorism Security Office, London First and the Business Continuity Institute have produced a useful one-stop guide to business continuity management called Expecting the unexpected - business continuity in an uncertain world
The Business Continuity Institute also produces the good practice guidelines and provides a guide to business continuity management (BCM). This process will help you to identify threats, design responses, and to then implement an effective plan. But remember that it's an ongoing process to continually build and improve your business's resilience. Use the five steps below to help you develop a plan.
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