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HAZE ADVISORY FOR BUSINESSES FROM SINGAPORE BUSINESS FEDERATION

28 September 2015

As the business continuity management (BCM) focal point, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) would like to advise all member companies to adopt necessary precautions and contingency measures when resuming business-as-usual conditions when the haze is at unhealthy level. This is to ensure that the health and safety of their workers and stakeholders are not compromised.

A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MANAGING A CRISIS

19 August 2015

Ian Ross FBCI examines the benefits of using a software system for incident and crisis management. This is the fourth article in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.

A RECORDS MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE ON BUSINESS CONTINUITY

04 August 2015

Organizations should integrate their management system for records with their business continuity management system, says Louisa Venter, chairperson of the South African mirror committee, SABS TC46D, and Datacentrix senior enterprise information management consultant.

ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT STORAGE IS A WEAK AREA IN DISASTER RECOVERY PLANS

03 August 2015

Only 17 percent of UK organizations have incorporated electronic document storage into their disaster recovery plans, although 82 percent admit the need to do so is either ‘critical’ or ‘very important’ to maintain business continuity.

MAKING THE MOST OF PLANNED FIRE EVACUATIONS

10 July 2015

They might seem mundane but planned fire evacuations are an essential aspect of protecting your employees. In this article Nigel Griffin shares some useful lessons about how to get the most out of them.