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Give your Old Kitchen a New Look - Kitchen Spray Painters

Sep 17, 2014 20:01 BST The Kitchen Facelift Company The Kitchen Facelift Company has several options to help families afford a new or new looking kitchen. The Wolverhampton outlet is showing locals how they can make their old kitchen look as good as new with a gorgeous selection of solutions based on balancing high quality and exceptional value for money. The reason so many love the Kitchen Facelift Company ;) www.bestkitchenmakeovers.co.uk

How social media can improve organisational resilience when disaster strikes

Sep 17, 2014 12:30 BST The Business Continuity Institute During the recovery phase following the devastating earthquakes that hit the South Island of New Zealand in 2010 and 2011, social media stayed an important part of people’s lives. Social media enabled people to connect with each other for emotional support, information, calls to action or organizational purposes.

Learning from experience by blogging

Sep 12, 2014 15:02 BST The Business Continuity Institute During my time studying business continuity, we were forced by our lecturers to take an additional module on reflective writing (as part of our personal development) and I really didn’t want to do it. I just couldn’t get my head around the value of exploring my thoughts retrospectively. Why should I use my valuable time in completing what is essentially a diary?

Improving organizational resilience – the real justification for business continuity

Sep 10, 2014 10:43 BST The Business Continuity Institute Although the term resiliency is widely used in setting corporate goals, it is rarely defined in a way in which it can be meaningfully assessed. Traditionally business continuity has provided a proven means of reducing the severity of disruptions by understanding the priorities of the business, the infrastructure that supports them and the acceptable timescales for response and recovery.

Rules of crisis management: don't let lightning strike twice

Sep 09, 2014 10:09 BST The Business Continuity Institute The great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw famously once said of success, that it “does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same mistake a second time”. In much the same way this rule can be applied to crisis management. To suffer a crisis once is unfortunate; to suffer a crisis a second time is careless.

10 ways software can help manage deliveries to your premises

Sep 05, 2014 16:00 BST Neopost Software brings huge benefits to all areas of business operations, including document management and deliveries. Here,Neopost, a leading solutions provider in the postal and related digital communications industry, we highlight 10 ways in which software can transform the efficiency with which you handle and process incoming mail, packages and documents.

The CPD Merry-go-round: Why individuals struggle to stay on for the ride

Sep 05, 2014 10:13 BST The Business Continuity Institute Ever groaned at the thought of undertaking more CPD, to add to another yearly record? You are not alone: The CPD Research Project found that thousands of professionals in the UK have a great deal of apathy, and negativity, towards their CPD. Many struggle to keep motivated and focused on its true purpose - upholding best practice and ensuring professional qualifications don't become obsolete.

The development of organisational resilience

Sep 04, 2014 08:23 BST The Business Continuity Institute With the search for the comprehension and understanding of the meaning of organisational resilience gathering pace with each passing month, the Business Continuity Institute is now well embedded, perhaps even pivotal, in this latest quest to push forward the boundaries of the thinking and theories that relate to protecting and maintaining the value of organisations.

Seven deadly sins of business continuity plans

Sep 03, 2014 10:03 BST The Business Continuity Institute Recently I gave a talk at the beginning of a workshop entitled 'The Seven Deadly Sins of Business Continuity Plans' and I thought I would share the main points with you.

10 ways software can help with customer communications

Aug 28, 2014 17:00 BST Neopost Everyone knows the benefits of mailing equipment like franking machines and folder-inserters. Less well known is the impact that mailing software can have on the processing of both inbound and outbound mail. Here are 10 ways in which mailing software can help you streamline the production, distribution and management of outbound customer communications.