Thoughts and articles from the JEC Professional Services Blog

30 Jul 2017, 15:47
Although Business Continuity has been with us, many people still find the concept difficult to understand. And then there is a range of related terms, Business Impact Analysis, Organisational Resilience, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management Plans etc. that add to the confusion, time to provide some clarity.
1 May 2017, 15:47
We have reviewed a number of Business Continuity Plans recently that have fallen at the first hurdle because they are based on imagined scenarios and lack the rigour of a systematic Business Impact Analysis. Developing scenarios for Business Continuity Plans is time consuming and can be a distraction the real purpose of the plan. There are no shortcuts to developing effective Business Continuity Plans. So what is the right approach?
15 Jun 2013, 15:47
Taking an agile working approach to business continuity enables organisations to reduce costs and improve resilience. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) conducted a survey of more than 1,000 employers and 2,000 employees on flexible working provision and its uptake. Just over half (52%) reported there is a positive impact flexible working on business continuity.