Public Sector Pension Strike and Supply Chain Continuity

The public sector pensions strike planned for Wednesday 30th November will undoubtedly highlight many Business Continuity issues for organisations across the UK.  In particular, businesses may experience significant staff absences due to school closures; exacerbated in some areas by localised suspension of public transport.  One of the biggest impacts though is the predicted severe disruption […]

ISO 22301 Moves a Step Closer to Publication

The new international Business Continuity standard, ISO 22301, will move a step nearer to publication next month when the Final Draft International Standard (FDIS) is released.  The FDIS will then be circulated to all ISO member bodies who will vote whether or not to approve it in early 2012.  If it receives the required two […]

St Paul's Cathedral – A Case Study in Crisis Management

In today’s Telegraph the Rev George Pitcher provides a very critical analysis on how the Chapter of St Paul’s has (mis)handled the current problems caused by the anti-capitalist protest outside the Cathedral.  Whilst his perspective is very interesting I strongly disagree with his central assertion that the mistakes that have occurred are “Rooted in a […]