A methodology for business continuity gap analysis

business continuity gap analysisWhether as a step towards ISO 22301 certification or as a means to improve the current business continuity management program, a gap analysis is an effective method of identifying areas of the BCMS needing attention. In this article Chris Alvord, Jayne Howe and Bob Draper from Austin Risk Consultants describe a method for an external business continuity gap analysis.

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How business continuity provides a ROI for the wider business

Matt KingswoodOrganizations that fail to develop business continuity plans not only put themselves at risk from future incidents and disasters, they also miss out on other business benefits too. By Matt Kingswood.

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Emerging threats: drug-resistant ‘superbugs’

antimicrobial resistanceImagine the scenario: an employee comes to work sick, within days she has died from an untreatable infection and a substantial number of her work colleagues have contracted the infection and have a high risk of suffering the same fate. The business facility is empty due to official quarantine rules and production has ceased... Read this article.

Bringing internal audit back from the brink…

Nick RaffertyAs organizations undergo rapid changes, audit departments are increasingly under pressure. Nick Rafferty explores how organizations can adopt a more efficient and agile approach to managing their ever-growing array of audits. Read this article.