Business Continuity Blog

With significant experience in business continuity management consulting, John Robinson shares his insight.

Inoni announce Kerry London as new partner

Posted by Mark Robinson on Jul 25, 2017

Inoni have launched a new partnership with independent insurance broker Kerry London, helping to make Business Continuity more accessible to small and medium sized manufacturers.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Resilience, Insurance, manufacturing

Download your practical guide to Business Continuity Planning

Posted by Mark Robinson on Jul 21, 2017

 

Not sure where to start with Business Continuity Planning? Read the first of our three-part series, which looks at the very basics of what it is, and why your business needs to do it. 

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Tags: Business Continuity Management

Free business continuity plan templates now available

Posted by Mark Robinson on Jun 30, 2017

We've created comprehensive Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Business Continuity Plan (BCP) templates to help newcomers get started with business continuity.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Business Impact Analysis, Resilience

Review and Application of ISO 22316

Posted by John Robinson on Jun 15, 2017

Article originally published by the BCI's Continuity Magazine, issue Q2 2017.

The long-awaited ISO 22316:2017[E] International Standard Security and resilience – Organizational resilience – Principles and attributes has arrived.  I paid my £80 and downloaded it.  At first read it doesn’t seem to offer much – a long title but just 10 pages of dry and heavily-engineered clauses.  Surely there must be value in there if only I can unlock it.  I decided to apply my own test, perhaps a little off-piste as far as conventional review goes, but relevant for many.  I chose Brexit.

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Tags: Resilience, Brexit, ISO 22316

A beginners guide to the Business Continuity Planning process

Posted by Inoni on Jun 10, 2017

Almost every prudent business, large or small sees wisdom in buying some level of business insurance. We feel comfortable paying a small amount (premium) that will deliver a larger amount (claim) if we suffer a sizeable loss.  

However, insurance won't keep your customers happy whilst they wait for you to rebuild.  It won't organise your people, ensure you can find capacity elsewhere or help you decide how to respond to the challenging conditions you now face.

Business continuity does these things.  It works hand-in-glove with risk management and insurance.  It's not difficult and the guide below explains how to do it.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Business Impact Analysis, Resilience, Insurance, manufacturing