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Is psychological trauma a business continuity issue?

The human aspect of business continuity is often forgotten or misunderstood; yet, without healthy employees, business would grind to a halt.  Dr Liz Royle and Catherine Kerr look at the subject and, in particular, how organizations should prepare for and respond to traumatic events in the workplace.

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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017

Business Continuity Awareness Week is an annual event aimed at raising awareness of the importance of business continuity. In 2017 it will be held between the 15th and 19th May. This page provides all the information you will need to make the most of the week.

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Survey: to BIA or not to BIA?

One of the differentiators of the new approach to business continuity advocated by Adaptive BC is the removal of the business impact analysis and risk assessment from the business continuity process. But is that a realistic proposal? This survey seeks the views of business continuity professionals on this issue.

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Revamping the business continuity profession: a response

Recently, Continuity Central published ‘Revamping the business continuity profession’; an article in which Charlie Maclean-Bristol looked at challenges faced by business continuity professionals and offered his suggestions for revamping the discipline. Here, David Lindstedt and Mark Armour, developers of the Adaptive Business Continuity methodology, offer their response to the article:

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