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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.

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.

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.

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James McAlister FBCI takes the helm at the Business Continuity Institute

James McAlister FBCI takes the helm at the Business Continuity Institute

News   •   Dec 05, 2016 16:26 GMT

At the most recent meeting of the Business Continuity Institute's Board of Directors, James McAlister FBCI formally became the new Chairman of the BCI, taking over from David James-Brown FBCI whose two years in office have come to an end.

New Executive Director at the Business Continuity Institute

New Executive Director at the Business Continuity Institute

News   •   Aug 12, 2016 14:56 BST

The Business Continuity Institute is delighted to welcome David Thorp as its new Executive Director, taking over from Lorraine Darke who steps down at the end of the year in order to enjoy an early retirement after 12 years at the BCI.

The BCI guide to… exercising your business continuity plan

The BCI guide to… exercising your business continuity plan

News   •   Mar 18, 2015 10:49 GMT

​We all know that we need to exercise our business continuity plans, it’s the only way to find out whether they will work. Of course that’s with the exception of a live incident, but during a disaster is really not a good time to find out your plan doesn’t work. But what type of exercise should you run, how often should you run them, how to you plan them and how do you assess them?

BCI to sponsor World Conference on Disaster Management

BCI to sponsor World Conference on Disaster Management

News   •   Feb 16, 2015 17:01 GMT

​The ​Business Continuity Institute is pleased to announce that it will be the Platinum Sponsor of the ​World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto, Canada in June 2015. In addition to being conference sponsor, the BCI will also be co-hosting a pre-conference anniversary party where conference delegates can network in a relaxed and informal environment.

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Business Continuity Institute 2014: the story of the year

Business Continuity Institute 2014: the story of the year

Blog posts   •   Jan 05, 2015 10:57 GMT

The dawn of the new year in 2014 was welcomed in with what the Business Continuity Institute’s Chairman – Steve Mellish FBCI – referred to as his 2020 Vision, a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the BCI. This was not to be a reflection on the previous two decades, but rather a look at what lies ahead in what he termed a new horizon for the industry and those working within it.

Be prepared

Be prepared

Blog posts   •   Dec 10, 2014 13:21 GMT

Suppose your company’s data systems were to go down unexpectedly. What would it cost your enterprise? Would you believe $212,000 for every hour you're offline, or about $3,500 per minute? That's the average figure the market intelligence firm Aberdeen Group came up with recently when it analyzed 125 organizations worldwide.

Horizon Scan 2015

Horizon Scan 2015

Blog posts   •   Dec 03, 2014 13:28 GMT

The Business Continuity Institute is asking business continuity professionals and those working in the wider field of organizational resilience to take just a few minutes to complete the Horizon Scan 2015 survey and share your thoughts on what you think the biggest threats are that organizations face.

Resource-based contingency planning – an alternative approach to ISO22301 certification

Resource-based contingency planning – an alternative approach to ISO22301 certification

Blog posts   •   Oct 31, 2014 12:33 GMT

Business continuity is not that much a new concept. Being not new also means that it probably is due to be redesigned. Since the inception of Business Continuity Management in the late 80s and early 90s of the last century, the world has changed quite a bit. The main concepts, procedures and processes of BCM however have not changed that much in the past 25 or so years.

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Business Continuity Institute Africa Conference and Exhibition

Business Continuity Institute Africa Conference and Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:38 BST

Business continuity is as relevant or perhaps even more so on our continent, and we recognise that our challenges can in many cases be unique. This conference will bring together international and local thought leaders to share their ideas, and also enable innovative suppliers from all over the globe to exhibit their latest technologies and solutions to the challenges we face.

Sep 07 - Sep 08

Hilton Sandton 138 Rivonia Road Sandton 2196 South Africa

Business Continuity Institute Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition

Business Continuity Institute Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:36 BST

Expanding its conference series, the Business Continuity Institute this year launches the Netherlands and Belgium Conference and Exhibition. The one day programme will examine core business continuity issues using a combination of case studies, interactive sessions and plenary sessions, and bring together new and experienced professionals to share ideas and learn about the latest trends.

May 19, 08:30 - 17:00 BST

Alta Ripa II Engelstraat 6 B-2360 Oud – Turnhout Belgium

Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia

Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia

Events   •   Apr 07, 2016 15:27 BST

"From Practice to Profession .... " This year, the theme for the Business Continuity Institute Summit Australasia focuses on the individual, whilst hearing about real world wisdom and case studies. With a focus on the practitioner, the program includes a whole stream on the soft skills required to be a good business continuity professional in this challenging environment we operate in.

May 04 - May 05

Rydges World Square 389 Pitt Street Sydney New South Wales 2000 Australia

BCI Gala Dinner and Global Awards

BCI Gala Dinner and Global Awards

Events   •   Oct 06, 2014 16:32 BST

The BCI Gala Dinner and Global Awards is a prestige event that celebrates the outstanding achievements of the world's leading business continuity professionals and organisations, paying tribute to some of the finest talent in the industry. The evening combines formal award presentations in a stunning atmosphere with a fine dining experience and live entertainment.

Nov 05, 19:00 - 23:00 GMT

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

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New BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course

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Risk and Resilience Conference

Risk and Resilience Conference

Documents   •   Mar 11, 2014 16:37 GMT

BSI and the Continuity Forum bring you the Risk and Resilience Conference 2014 on the 3rd April in London. For organizations across the business and public sectors that wish to gain a better understanding of the latest risk practices, this event is intended to improve the effectiveness of their risk and resilience management. By using this booking form, BCI Members can claim a 50% discount.

Cyber Risk Guidance

Cyber Risk Guidance

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 12:35 GMT

We all enjoy the benefits of the digital age and the technology that make our lives just that little bit easier. These opportunities do come at a cost though, as they also expose users and organizations to a great deal of risk. The IRM have recently published their 'Cyber Risk: Resources for Practitioners' and have made the Executive Summary free to download.

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Andrew Scott CBCI is the Senior Communications Manager at the Business Continuity Institute who... Show more