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Investment in preparedness needed prior to disruptive events

Investment in preparedness needed prior to disruptive events

News   •   Oct 31, 2016 12:37 GMT

The ravages of Hurricane Matthew, the costliest Atlantic hurricane since Superstorm Sandy, are prompting businesses to rethink their natural hazards preparedness. More than one in four respondents to a survey of employees in the areas affected by the storm claimed they believe their companies will increase investment in this area.

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The heat is on!

The heat is on!

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2016 16:12 BST

Flooding, blizzards, storms. These are perhaps the type of events that first spring to mind when we think of adverse weather, but conditions on the other end of the scale can also have a major impact. So as the UK experiences its hottest day of the year so far, we need to consider what effect this could have on our organizations.

Preparing for the worst, whatever the weather

Preparing for the worst, whatever the weather

Blog posts   •   Jan 11, 2013 15:48 GMT

Set against the background of the recent severe flooding that was affected or at least threatened to affect large areas of the UK, putting both business and homes at risk, there is no better time than now for businesses to think about how prepared they are to deal with such disruptions and to take the first steps towards preparing for the worst.