What is Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience? Part 1: 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)

How do you prepare your business for disruptive events and emergencies? How to prepare you business for coronavirus, Covid19 and other emergencies. Improving your business resilience shouldn’t be complicated.
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.

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.

The real benefits of equalities and diversity

What are the real benefits of equalities and diversity in the workplace beyond the sloppy, unsubstantiated generalised statements usually trotted out as ‘benefits’? Is there evidence to support the idea effective E&D brings competitive advantage and benefits to businesses?