Business Continuity Case Studies

Examples of Business Continuity Management, Resilience Capability Development and Business Impact Analysis in action.

Business Continuity Planning for a steel manufacturer

Posted by Mark Robinson on May 31, 2017

As a condition of their business interruption (BI) insurance, our customer's insurer required them to have an up to date, and tested business continuity plan (BCP). As a precursor, they needed the supporting business impact analysis (BIA), risk assessment (RA), continuity plan and business continuity management system (BCMS) to good first draft, all within 4 weeks.  Challenge accepted.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Business Impact Analysis, ISO 22301, Insurance

Business Continuity Planning for a research laboratory

Posted by Mark Robinson on May 31, 2017

This customer needed a Business Continuity Plan to secure their Business Interruption insurance. Much of their funding comes from the EU, so it was important to demonstrate that they were a resilient organisation, and had plans to effectively recover from any disruption.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity Planning for a playground equipment manufacturer

Posted by John Robinson on May 19, 2017

This customer needed a Business Continuity Plan to secure their Business Interruption insurance. It was also becoming a competitive requirement now too, with public sector customers demanding best practice and competitors having recently showcased their ability to bounce back from a disruption effectively.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Insurance, manufacturing

Building Business Continuity and Emergency Planning

Posted by John Robinson on April 26, 2016

The company

Associated British Ports (ABP) is the largest UK port operator and runs 21 ports along the UK coast, including Southampton, Ipswich and Newport, along with the Hams Hall rail terminal. One of its ports, at Immingham, is the UK’s largest by tonnage. 

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Resilience

Raising Business Continuity Awareness

Posted by John Robinson on July 29, 2015

Using business continuity software, training and strategy to create value

Few organisations have a dedicated business continuity resource, and even those that do can find themselves underprepared for emergencies when they arise. When reality kicks in and serious events place an organisation in the public spotlight, knowing how to respond can make an immense difference, potentially preserving or damaging a reputation that has taken years to build. With business continuity training, an organisation can build risk resilience and capability without distracting or disrupting normal activities.  This case study explains how our business continuity consultancy helped Zurich Global UK, a corporate risk management and financing provider, achieve this.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management