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All I want for Christmas is....

Nov 18, 2014 11:52 GMT Neopost Many apologies for raising the subject of Christmas while there are still leaves on the trees. I only do so because it is already November and many businesses will now be agonising over the perennial Christmas card/e-card question.

Maul to mall personalisation

Nov 10, 2014 14:00 GMT Neopost The worlds of rugby and fashion rarely collide, except in the minds of commentators warning of 'handbags at dawn' after a bust-up in the line-out or maul. Yet, in the last few weeks England Rugby 2015, organiser of the Rugby World Cup 2015, and fashion brand Burberry have revealed a shared commitment to personalised marketing.


Nov 09, 2014 02:29 GMT CHEAPEST PIANO REMOVALS blogging not just about CHEAPEST PIANO REMOVALS but daily life

Space for sustainability

Nov 06, 2014 10:32 GMT ÅF For the second time this year a space seminar will take place at ÅF’s head office in Stockholm. The theme is Sustainable Development.

Business continuity importance to an integrated view when assessing critical infrastructures

Nov 03, 2014 16:34 GMT The Business Continuity Institute As result of EDP Distribuição's responsibilities, its involvement was required in Portuguese efforts to comply with the European Council Directive 2008/114/EC, on the identification and designation of National Critical Infrastructures (NCI) and the assessment of the need to improve their protection.

Welcome to Innovate UK's new press centre

Nov 03, 2014 09:54 GMT Innovate UK Welcome to Innovate UK’s new press centre. Our aim is to provide you as journalists with useful and engaging content and access to the information that you need. You can use this new press centre to download and use photos and videos for your stories and sign up to receive our updates, as soon as they are published straight to your email inbox.

Resource-based contingency planning – an alternative approach to ISO22301 certification

Oct 31, 2014 12:33 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business continuity is not that much a new concept. Being not new also means that it probably is due to be redesigned. Since the inception of Business Continuity Management in the late 80s and early 90s of the last century, the world has changed quite a bit. The main concepts, procedures and processes of BCM however have not changed that much in the past 25 or so years.

Becoming certified to ISO22301 - what NOT to do! (Why auditors get grumpy!)

Oct 30, 2014 16:55 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Tip number 1: The lack of a regular supply of good quality biscuits is the first non-conformity! I realise that there are many BC practitioners who, although practiced in the creation and maintenance of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS), have yet to seek certification to a standard.

Developing simple recovery plans for key processes

Oct 29, 2014 10:59 GMT The Business Continuity Institute If a major incident affected your business tomorrow, what are the processes, machinery or even suppliers that would be really hard to replace quickly – the really awkward ones, the unique machinery or equipment that perhaps there isn’t really a plan for, let alone a plan that gets you back within an acceptable recovery time?