Business Continuity Planning

Creating plans to help you recover and respond to an incident

Planning to deal with incidents as effectively as possible, and then recover, resume and restore your business to a pre-defined level after an incident, is essential. Without adequate, tested plans, businesses experiencing major disruption could fail to recover.

Did you know?


of businesses regularly undertake business
 continuity planning (BCP) plan
 reviews and testing1


of businesses feel that BCP plans needs
to be reviewed following


of businesses that suffer a major incident
 go out of business within
 18 months2

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Business and Property Protection Portal

Access a simple-to-use tool that helps you produce bespoke risk reports based on your business sector. It’s designed to help you understand and manage business risks such as fire, emergency service response times, flood, weather, crime and geographical risk factors. The portal provides sector-based risk management guidance and solutions, and is the result of collaboration with the RISC Authority.

Our Specialist Partner to help build your continuity plans

To access these solutions at preferential rates and terms, contact our Specialist Partner.


Business Continuity

Horizonscan specialise in making businesses more resilient to crisis events. Their team consists of a range of relevant subject matter professionals, who are experts in coaching and training. They deliver consultancy on Business Continuity and Crisis Management globally. 

Need further help or assistance?

Call our Risk Help Line to speak to our Risk Management Solutions team for help and advice on

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