26 May 2009
With all the doom and gloom surrounding the economic downturn, many people running a business might wonder if they’ll make it through the recession.
But how many have thought about whether they would recover from a fire, a flood or some other disaster?
To stay in business, it’s vital that companies look into this. And the way to start is by asking two simple questions…
1. Have you got a business continuity plan?
If you haven’t got a plan, you’re not alone. According to the latest Chartered Management Institute (CMI) survey on business continuity, only 52% of companies have one.
But did you know that more than half of firms without a business continuity plan fail within 12 months of a disaster?
If you’re not sure how to put a plan together, use our free guide. You can get it from our website here - Business Resilience PDF
And what if already have a plan? Well, that's where the second question comes in…
2. Have you tested your business continuity plan recently