Business Continuity Awareness Week (16-20 May) is an annual global event to raise awareness of the importance of business continuity and resilience. It also highlights risks that are specific to businesses in London and for which they should be prepared, including fires, floods, adverse weather and crime, among many others. The London Prepared website has a wealth of resources to help businesses address these issues and businesses are also encouraged to take the quick, 10 minute online business continuity self assessment.
73% of small businesses do not have a business continuity plan in place
5% of business leaders cited cost as a barrier to implementing business continuity
£57,770 is the average for organisations affected by heavy snow in 2012
84% of business managers agreed having a business continuity plan helped reduce disruption
Please visit the Business Continuity Institute website for more details and to access a variety of online tools to help ensure your business is prepared.