Business Continuity is a growing feature of the business landscape; what was once Disaster Recovery Planning has evolved into a number of specialisms. The biggest challenge can be knowing where to start.
The growth in Outsourcing, whether of business functions such as IT hosting or relocating manufacturing processes overseas, new Business Continuity exposures emerge daily whether its cyber exposures, supply chain integrity or key personnel. Business Continuity Planning is becoming an everyday trading requirement; 48% of businesses with BCP's report they derive a competitive advantage because of it (source - Chartered Management Institute Annual BCM Survey 2013)
Business Continuity Planning will mean something different to every organisation, so one size does not fit all. We can provide the following to support the development of Business Continuity Plans and Management Systems.
- Senior Management Orientation exercises
- Business Impact Analysis
- Facilitation of Information Gathering
- Site Threat Assessments
- Exercising and Testing Plans
- Supply Chain Audit, both UK and Overseas
We are ISO22301 certified having implemented BS25999 and subsequently migrated. We can also support the Business Continuity Process with the BCARM BCMS.
Getting started can be the hardest part, below is how we can assist.