07 JUNE 2021 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL
PlanB Consulting is very pleased to be shortlisted for two CIR Awards.
Newcomer of the Year - Georgie Stevenson
Best Contribution to Continuity & Resilience - PlanB Consulting
We must also congratulate sister company Business Continuity Training on being shortlisted for:
Best Contribution to Continuity & Resilience
Specialist Company of the Yea...
03 MAY 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL
PlanB Consulting has added another five topics to their Youtube Channel
The channel can be found here
1. Decision making during a crisis
2. Organising your response plan
3. Exercising to fail
4. Developing an exercise programme
5. Avoiding groupthink
23 APRIL 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL
We are very happy to announce that Andrew Atterby has been shortlisted for "Consultant of the Year" at the European Awards. Andrew joins a long line of PlanB finalists and winners at the BCI and CIR awards
Andrew joined PlanB Consulting following six years of service as an Army Officer with the Royal Regiment of Scotland. He while as an Infantry O...
14 APRIL 2020 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL
Pandemic Planning and Business Continuity Response Planning for Coronavirus / COVID-19
This is PlanB Consulting information on coronavirus. This site will be updated regularly as the incident develops
(last updated 6th April 2020)
Working from Home, Staff Wellbeing & Recovering Back to BAU
The following actions have been put together by Georgie one o...
09 AUGUST 2019 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD
Charlie looks at a different aspect of the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
This week my brother Alex got top price for Cheviot Lambs at Stirling Auction Mart. I also went for a run and listened to the BBC Sounds podcast 'Beyond Today - No deal: what’s going to happen to our food?'. Inspired by these two things, I thought I would write this week&...
02 AUGUST 2019 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD
In Part 2 of Charlie's blogs on Business Continuity Plans, he looks at the different audiences and how we can develop future plans.
In last week’s bulletin we looked at what plans are for and the different purposes of business continuity and crisis management plans. Today we will look at who the different audiences are and I will share some person...
26 JULY 2019 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD
In today's bulletin, Charlie looks at the purpose of Business Continuity Plans and what they are really used for.
Absolutely nothing? I thought this week I would allow Boris to Boris and leave the captured tanker with the Iranians, so instead I am going to talk about plans.
As business continuity people, I think ‘the plan’ is the expression...
19 JULY 2019 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD
This week, Charlie shares an article which reconstructs the Notre-Dame fire.
'Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk everything, a New York Times reconstruction has found.'
Take a look at the following article and think about how you would deal with a fire in your own organisation:
Read here: 'Notre-Dame came far clo...
12 JULY 2019 | POSTED BY ROGER BROOMFIELD
Following the recent resignation of the UK's ambassador to the USA, Charlie discusses what crisis management lessons we can learn from the incident.
This week the resignation of the British Ambassador to the USA caught my eye as an interesting news story. Sir Kim Darroch, an extremely senior UK diplomat, resigned after a number of emails were published ...
28 JUNE 2019 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL
As both potential Prime Ministers have shown support for a no-deal Brexit, Charlie looks at decision points and synchro matrices as useful tools for planning for a possible no-deal Brexit.
This week the papers are full of articles about the two wannabe Prime Ministers slogging it out in the media and delivering their pitches to Conservative Members. The st...