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Business continuity challenges within the non-profit sector

Mar 31, 2015 13:48 BST The Business Continuity Institute Business continuity is not just for businesses – public sector organizations and third sector organizations are perhaps just as likely to be affected by a disruptive event as any private sector organization. So are non-profits doing enough to protect the way they operate?

The role of insurance in managing and mitigating the risk

Mar 25, 2015 15:23 GMT The Business Continuity Institute With 81% of large UK businesses and 60% of small companies suffering a cyber security breach in the last year, a new report published by the ​UK Govern​ment and Marsh entitled UK Cyber Security: The Role of Insurance in Managing and Mitigating the Risk has highlighted the exposure of firms to cyber attacks among their suppliers.

UK businesses not sufficiently prepared for future workforce challenges

Mar 25, 2015 11:32 GMT The Business Continuity Institute The results of the research show that few businesses have comprehensive workforce strategies, with the majority taking a piecemeal approach to planning human capital. Only 15% of organizations polled said there is a clear link between their workforce planning and their overall strategic business plan, showing that where workforce plans exist, they often do so in isolation.

Setting the example in the business continuity industry

Mar 24, 2015 16:27 GMT The Business Continuity Institute At the DRJ Spring World Conference in Orlando, FL on Tuesday 24th March, the ​Business Continuity Institute recognized the outstanding contribution made by a select group of individuals and organizations from across the continent as they presented their annual ​BCI North America Awards.

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

Mar 24, 2015 11:58 GMT The Business Continuity Institute A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not.

Neopost Guide highlights the benefit of MailMark franking machines

Mar 23, 2015 15:26 GMT Neopost From Monday 30th March 2015, the price of a first class stamp will increase by 1p to 63p and the price of a second class stamp by 1p to 54p. The cost of a first class Mailmark frank is to rise by 2p to 51p and the cost of a second class one by 1p to 36p.

Free Credit Card Machines Small Businesses

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​Buongiorno Italia!

Mar 19, 2015 08:43 GMT Netigate Good news for all our Italian friends! The complete Netigate administration interface has been translated and is now also available in Italian.

The BCI guide to… exercising your business continuity plan

Mar 18, 2015 10:49 GMT The Business Continuity Institute ​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?

Housing Associations Help People Try for a Job

Mar 17, 2015 10:57 GMT ng homes media centre A COURSE that uses the game of Rugby to teach participants crucial life lessons and core values is helping unemployed people find work in two of Scotland’s largest cities.