If you own or are responsible for a business or organisation, have you considered the impacts from external emergencies?
How would your organisation cope with:
- A sudden and significant reduction in staff
- Denial of access to a site or geographical area
- Unexpected loss of mains electricity
- A temporary disruption to gas supplies
- A disruption to the supply of mains water and sewerage
- Significant disruption to transport
- Disruption to the availability of fuel and power
- A loss of telecommunications
- A loss of, or disruption to your computer systems
- A disruption which affects your key suppliers or partners
- Does your organisation have adequate business continuity measures in place
Did you know?
Twenty percent of companies will suffer a fire, flood, power failures, terrorism, hardware or software disaster. Of those without a business continuity plan:
- Eighty percent will fail in just over a year
- Forty-three percent will not even reopen
- Ninety-three percent that experience a significant data loss are out of business within five year.
- Ninety percent of businesses that suffer total loss of a mission critical facility and do not have Business continuity plans go out of business within 2 years.
What is Business Continuity?
A company that experiences a computer outage lasting more than 10 days will never fully recover financially. But you can take steps to prevent becoming one of those statistics by preparing a business continuity plan for your organisation – watch this video and find out more.