Sudden Increase in Number of Food Product Recalls

The last few weeks have seen an unusually high number of food product recalls in the UK.  Against an average of less than 3 per month over the last 5 years, we have already seen 5 recalls in the first 3 weeks of July according to the Food Standards Agency website.  The recalls include: Fovitor […]

Business Continuity Ten Years on from the 7 July Bombings – Part 3

Yesterday I queried if the 7 July bombings could really be considered a “black swan” event.  In fact, much of the impressive IT resilience that firms demonstrated in the aftermath of the bombings was a direct result of steps taken in response to the Provisional IRA bombings of the Baltic Exchange (1992) and Bishopsgate (1993). […]

Business Continuity Ten Years on from the 7 July Bombings – Part 2

Yesterday I commented that, at least from my own personal experience, the 7 July bombings had not led to increased interest in business continuity.  That is not to say that the attacks did not have a lasting impact on the business continuity industry; and in today’s article I want to look at how the terrible […]

Business Continuity Ten Years on from the 7 July Bombings – Part 1

The forthcoming tenth anniversary of the 7 July bombings in London has attracted much media coverage.  Quite rightly, the TV and press have focused on the plight of survivors and the families of those who were killed; however, the focus of this series of articles is on what the lasting legacy has been for business […]