How can you use the skills and techniques you learn for business and work to help in everyday life? Supporting your wellbeing by applying your business skills to your home life Sustainability, teamwork, delegation, adaptability to help manage your everyday life.
Free Business Continuity Plan template (BCP) – updated October, 2022
A free business continuity plan template, free to download and adapt to your needs without asking you to sign up for anything. Advice on developing your Business Continuity Plan so it meets your organisational and business needs. Links to further information and guidance on preparing for emergencies and disruption
Stalling Coronavirus efforts in UK and USA – a failure of policy
Coronavirus pandemic response efforts in USA and UK have stalled, leading to increasing numbers of infections and deaths. This article explores the failure in response from a national government policy perspective. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #Response #USA #UK
What is Organisational Resilience?
What is Organisational Resilience? How does Organisational Resilience create organisations that are more resilient and better able to withstand disruption? Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience as distinct and complementary functions. Preparing organisations and businesses to prepare for, withstand and recover from major disruptive events that impact on service/product delivery.
Black Lives Matter and why ‘All Lives Matter’ creates more harm
What is Black Lives Matter? What is All Lives Matter? and why does it create harm to equality? Why is BLM as a movement so important and relevant to our society? Black Lives Matter goes beyond murder of innocent black people from the community, but to the social injustice created by the systemic racism and social discrimination faced by black communities throughout the western world. This isn't a matter of opinion, it exists and it's everyone's responsibility to reject racism in all it's forms and do something about it. A story that illustrates the the importance of Black Lives Matter and the society that people of colour are subjected to. #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #AllLivesMatter
What is Business Continuity?
Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience are distinct and complementary functions that seek the same goal: an organisation that is prepared for, able to withstand and recover from major disruptive events. This article explores Business Continuity Management, how it prepares business for disruption and emergencies using the Business Continuity Life-cycle.
Preparing your business for emergencies and disruption (including Coronavirus)
Improving your business resilience shouldn't be complicated. How do you prepare your business for a crisis or emergency? How to prepare you business for disruption like pandemics (including coronavirus, Covid19) and other emergencies. Business Continuity is full of clever jargon and three letter acronyms that mean well, but can make continuity and resilience planning inaccessible and confusing. Organisational Resilience should be straight forward and common sense.
62 hours – it’s your time, use it effectively
What if I were to tell you that after discounting the hours we spend being paid for our skills by someone else, sleeping or commuting, the time we have left over is nearly enough to do two more full-time jobs. 62 hours, in fact. How do we use that time more effectively?
4-day working week in practice
What's it like to work
a 4-day working week? Does it really help reduce stress while maintaining productivity? Experience on adopting a 4-day working week, reviewing and exploring the arguments for and against the 4-day working week, the opportunities and challenges of the concept.
The 4-day working week – does it work?
What are the benefits of a 4 day working week for businesses and organisations? Is it as productive as a standard five day week? The arguments for and against 4 day week vs standard 5 day week, reducing stress, increasing productivity and its viability for business and organisational environments. Examples of businesses that have trialled 4 day weeks and evidence.