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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.

Improving resiliency in the retail sector

Improving resiliency in the retail sector

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2015 08:24 GMT

More than one in five retail organizations do not have a formal business continuity policy in place. That is according to report published today by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by the Retail Business Continuity Association.

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2015 11:01 GMT

A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not.

Cyber-attack seen as top business threat

Cyber-attack seen as top business threat

Press Releases   •   Feb 17, 2015 10:57 GMT

Report shows shock fall in business preparedness Failure to analyse trends creates dangerous blindspot for organizations

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT

Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organizations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organizations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT

Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.

Preparing for Scotland’s future challenges

Preparing for Scotland’s future challenges

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2014 13:59 BST

With the referendum on independence for Scotland not far away, the Business Continuity Institute has published a paper to help organisations on both sides of the border consider what the impact of independence could be for them and provide links and resources that will help organisations further understand the debate.

Business Continuity Institute named Most Respected Training Resource at the 2014 Business Excellence Awards

Business Continuity Institute named Most Respected Training Resource at the 2014 Business Excellence Awards

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2014 14:48 BST

The Business Continuity Institute is delighted to be named Most Respected Training Resource of 2014 at the prestigious Business Excellence Awards.

Counting the cost of ineffective business continuity

Counting the cost of ineffective business continuity

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2014 10:06 GMT

The Business Continuity Institute has published a report to highlight the cost of common threats to organizations, threats such as IT and telecommunications outage, data breach, cyber attacks and adverse weather conditions. 'Counting the cost' demonstrates why it is important for organizations to have a business continuity plan that can help prevent a drama from becoming a crisis.

Business leaders feel most threatened by IT hazards

Business leaders feel most threatened by IT hazards

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2014 07:45 GMT

Caversham, UK – 05 March 2014: A new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI, has revealed that IT-related threats are continuing to provide the greatest concern for organizations, ranking above other threats such as natural disasters, security incidents and industrial disputes.