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Communicating in a crisis

Communicating in a crisis

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2015 12:00 GMT

A newly published report from the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has demonstrated the need for organizations to invest in an emergency communications plan by revealing that nearly two thirds of respondents (62%) to a global survey had activated their plan during the previous year.

Driving blindfold into disaster

Driving blindfold into disaster

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 07:26 GMT

Nearly one in ten organizations are not aware of who their key suppliers are, leaving them open to severe disruption as they are unable to manage their supply chain effectively. That is according to a report published today by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by Zurich Insurance Group.

Businesses count the cost of cold snap chaos

Businesses count the cost of cold snap chaos

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2013 01:00 GMT

The British weather – in particular heavy snow – continued to catch UK businesses by surprise in 2012, according to new research released by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Bad weather is revealed as the top cause of disruption to UK businesses over the last 12 months, with as many as 77 per cent of organisations affected by this winter’s snow.

Contingency Planning Secures the Cheltenham Festival

Contingency Planning Secures the Cheltenham Festival

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2013 09:00 GMT

Caversham, UK – 12th March 2013: A new report from the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) highlights how contingency and continuity planning have enabled top horses to reach today’s Cheltenham Festival with a good preparation behind them in spite of a difficult winter.

65% of firms fear a cyber attack in 2013 according to BCI research Caversham, UK – 14th January 2013

65% of firms fear a cyber attack in 2013 according to BCI research Caversham, UK – 14th January 2013

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2013 09:00 GMT

A new survey report published by the BCI in association with the BSI reveals the top threats to businesses in 2013. The report captures the views of over 700 organizations in 62 countries and reveals important information on the underlying trends that drive disruption from both a geographical and sectoral perspective as well as giving short-term and longer-term insights into BC capability needs.

Service failures by outsourcers reach top three causes of supply chain disruption

Service failures by outsourcers reach top three causes of supply chain disruption

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2012 17:45 GMT

Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that three in four firms recorded at least one supply chain disruption in 2012, with service failures by outsourcers one of the top three causes after IT telecoms failure and adverse weather