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Damage to reputation considered a top risk for organizations

May 05, 2015 16:33 BST The Business Continuity Institute ​According to a new study by ​Aon Risk Solutions, damage to brand and reputation was cited as the top overall concern facing organizations globally. The ​Aon Global Risk Management Survey also revealed that, for the first time ever, cyber risk had entered the top ten at number nine.

A lack of time is no excuse for deprioritising customer loyalty

May 05, 2015 14:18 BST Netigate “No, there’s no time to measure and analyse customer loyalty. Focus is to prevent churn.” I hear variations on this statement every now and then from representatives of management teams. A lack of time is a modern phenomenon suffered by most companies. However, the argument above is like putting a plaster on an injury and hoping it will get better instead of trying to heal it from within.

Polling station game brings 2015 general election to life

May 01, 2015 11:49 BST Sponge UK A polling station is the unlikely setting for a new online game aimed at bringing the experience of voting to life for first-time voters. With around a million young people expected to cast their vote for the first time in the 2015 general election on May 7, the game offers them a taste of the polling station experience.

Small businesses investing more in business continuity

May 01, 2015 11:01 BST The Business Continuity Institute A study by research firm IDC carried out on behalf of Carbonite has revealed that over 80% of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) have experienced downtime in the past, and that the costs associated with this downtime conservatively range from $82,200 to $256,000 for a single event.

PwC to sponsor the BCI Middle East Conference

Apr 28, 2015 11:34 BST The Business Continuity Institute The ​Business Continuity Institute is delighted that ​PwC is to be the headline sponsor of the ​BCI Middle East Conference at the Oryx Rotana in Doha, Qatar on the 11th and 12th May.

London Weekly Sales Digest 27th April 2015

Apr 27, 2015 12:30 BST CN Sales Recruitment Ltd. Hi , Welcome to our weekly newsletter with Sales articles and tips and a selection of our latest Sales vacancies.

The global cost of supply chain disruption

Apr 22, 2015 09:22 BST The Business Continuity Institute ​Rapid economic growth in emerging economies, labour disruptions, political instability and a disease outbreak in West Africa led to a rise in business losses in 2014 according to the latest Global Supply Chain Intelligence report from BSI Supply Chain Solutions.

BCI to launch Qatar Business Continuity Management Guideline

Apr 21, 2015 12:06 BST The Business Continuity Institute At the BCI Middle East Conference in May, at the Oryx Rotana in Doha, Qatar, the Business Continuity Institute Qatar Forum will launch its Qatar Business Continuity Management Guideline. The guideline was a collaborative effort of a small Working Committee representing various organizations in Qatar, and the members are also active participants in the recently established BCI Qatar Forum.

London Weekly Sales Digest 20th April 2015

Apr 20, 2015 17:07 BST CN Sales Recruitment Ltd. Hi , Welcome to our weekly newsletter with Sales articles and tips and a selection of our latest Sales vacancies.

His Excellency the Minister of Energy and Industry in Qatar to open BCI Middle East Conference

Apr 20, 2015 09:50 BST The Business Continuity Institute In what is recognition of the high profile nature of the BCI Middle East Conference, His Excellency the Minister of Energy and Industry in Qatar – Dr Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada – will open the conference and provide the welcome address.