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Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts?

Sep 16 2022

After conducting cyber incident exercises in a hospital this week, Charlie is sharing his key take aways and research, looking...

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Sep 09 2022

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. She was remarkable, passionate, and her historic...

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Why Operational Resilience Ignores Resilience Professionals

Sep 02 2022

This week, Charlie talks about operational resilience in today’s world and why it is important to become resilient in order...

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Should PMs Party?

Aug 26 2022

In the age of camera phones and social media, it has become harder for public figures to hide from the...

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The 5 Golden Rules of When Business Continuity Software Goes Bad

Aug 19 2022

If you’re thinking about buying software for your business continuity roll out, this bulletin discusses what you have to be...

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Have Cyber Attacks Killed People?

Aug 12 2022

This week, Charlie discusses the evidence behind cyber attacks indirectly causing the death and injury of people. Also, the importance...

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The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Emergency Management

Aug 05 2022

Human resource (HR) leaders have a crucial role in workplace emergency management. They should support all stages of the emergency...

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Has Health & Safety Gone Mad?

Jul 29 2022

After witnessing a near miss incident during a fishing competition, Charlie reiterates the importance of health and safety checks, risk...

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Include a ‘Working Strategy’ in Your Plans

Jul 22 2022

This week, Charlie discusses why using a simpler incident response model is better suited for clients. For a long time,...

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Tips for improving your approach to business continuity exercises

Jul 15 2022

F For many organisations, a business continuity exercise is seen as a necessary evil rather than something that is regularly...

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What Happens When You Lose a Leader?

Jul 08 2022

This week, Charlie is bringing the TMF music festival to us! After seeing a band carry on without their lead...

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Flu Pandemic Planning 2006 and What Really Happened!

Jul 01 2022

This week, Charlie discusses pandemic plans that were suggested back in 2006, and how they compare to the actions that...

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Considering robotic process automation to enhance your business resilience? Here are some key considerations

Jun 24 2022

Robotic process automation can bring resilience advantages to mission-critical IT and business processes but its introduction requires wider business planning....

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Why do we not believe…?

Jun 17 2022

This week, Charlie discusses the big question…why do we not trust warnings, that we believe to be completely outrageous? Also,...

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Defining RTOs – Help Needed

Jun 10 2022

This week, Charlie needs your help and advice when it comes to RTOs! Read on to learn more about his...

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Business Continuity in Saudi Arabia – It’s Good!

May 27 2022

In this bulletin, Charlie discusses business continuity in Saudi, where he has been conducting exercises and workshops. This week, I...

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Working in a Hybrid World – The Future of Incident & Crisis Management Rooms

May 20 2022

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) has been running this past week to raise awareness about the new hybrid work environment and...

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CYBERUK 2022 – What Did We Learn?

May 13 2022

Charlie shares his thoughts on the recent CYBERUK 2022 conference. This week Dawn, the Business Development Manager from PlanB Consulting,...

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Rota Power Cuts and an Old Incident Revisited – Auckland Power Outage, 1998

May 06 2022

This week, Charlie discusses his experience with power cuts in Johannesburg, and previous famous power cuts, such as in Auckland....

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What Happened to UK Data Privacy Compliance?

Apr 29 2022

It might be Brexit ‘no more European rules’ complacency or the all-consuming COVID-19 survival strategies – even a mixture of...

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Product Recall: A Checklist of Actions

Apr 22 2022

This week, Charlie creates a checklist for you to follow in case of a product recall situation. This week I...

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Revising Your Business Continuity Strategies in Response to the Rising Trend of Working Anywhere

Apr 08 2022

Lessons learnt from the recent massive shift to remote work mean organisations now need to rethink business continuity from a...

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Looking After Your People During a Cyber Incident

Apr 01 2022

This week, Charlie discusses why it is so important to look after your staff after a cyber incident. Yesterday, I...

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Scenario-specific Crisis Level Plans

Mar 25 2022

This week, Charlie discusses why scenario-specific plans are an important addition to business continuity plans. Over the last couple of...

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