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SMBs missing out on insurance perks due to no business continuity planning

May 02, 2014 12:37 BST The Business Continuity Institute Small and medium sized business (SMBs) in the UK are missing out on possible insurance deals that could be available to them if only they had a business continuity plan in place. This is according to a survey conducted by Cloud Direct of more than 500 UK SMBs.

Adapting to climate change using your Business Continuity Management System

May 02, 2014 09:51 BST The Business Continuity Institute Many business activities and the resources that support them can be disrupted by severe weather. In fact, a survey by the Chartered Management Institute, in association with the BCI, BSI and the Cabinet Office, found that 54% of businesses reported being disrupted by severe weather in 2012, making it the number one cause of business disruption for the fourth year running.

Digital Deep Sea introduce DigAtoN range of AIS navaids

May 01, 2014 15:13 BST Digital Yacht Digital Deep Sea have introduced a new range of AIS aids to navigation (AtoNs) called DigAtoN. These are devices designed to fit to marine structures, light-houses, wind turbines, hazards or buoys and can transmit AIS location and identification signals to nearby AIS equipped vessels and shore stations.

Launch of new Working Paper Series, starting with cyber risk

Apr 29, 2014 16:39 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute is launching a new service to business continuity professionals with its 'Working Paper Series'. On a quarterly basis, the BCI will publish a review paper on an issue that has been raised as an area of concern by business continuity and resilience professionals.

The Recharge 4040 Initiative – Bringing together new energy pioneers

Apr 29, 2014 15:30 BST Recharge 40 | 40

Oversight of business continuity management increasing; more oversight still required

Apr 29, 2014 12:46 BST The Business Continuity Institute According to a new survey report released today by Continuity Insights and sponsored by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, there are varied levels of business continuity management (BCM) program maturity across organizations as well as significant opportunities for improvement through more effective governance and deeper integration with other disciplines.

Due diligence firm CRI Group announces brand update

Apr 29, 2014 11:16 BST The Business Continuity Institute Corporate Research and Investigations, LLC – better known as CRI Group – has announced that it has a fresh, new 'look and feel' for different brand elements including its logo and website along with print and online resources for clients.

Apr 25, 2014 14:44 BST Recycleopedia.com Already 140,000 bricks from the demo site in Hull have been saved – enough to build approximately 20 new homes. It comes after the construction industry downturn led to a drop in production, leaving housebuilders with business now on the up, caught short.

Danish window manufacturer VITRAL® achieves ROI within 14 days

Apr 25, 2014 08:20 BST BIMobject® VITRAL decided to publish on the BIMobject® Portal its most popular window - VITRAL A74, which represents 65% of overall sales, and this proved to be a huge success. From this source VITRAL identified and managed to win four new projects in just 14 days!

BCI launch new 2020 Group

Apr 24, 2014 10:13 BST The Business Continuity Institute The first meeting of the Business Continuity Institute's new 2020 Group was held on the 22nd April at Credit Suisse's offices in Canary Wharf in London. The 2020 Group is a new Think Tank set up by the BCI to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Institute and to provide thought leadership to the industry as it prepares to face the challenges of the future.