Climate Change – Get Your Business Ready For Flooding

Posted By on October 4th, 2022

Following a British summer with heatwaves, record-breaking temperatures and drought officially confirmed across the country, many businesses have recognised an increasing need for resilience to climate change. Attention is turning towards the Autumn and Winter weather ahead and particularly businesses are urged to be more prepared for flooding. A business continuity and disaster recovery plan […]

For Businesses, We Are Now Offering a Free Disaster Recovery Consultation

Posted By on August 9th, 2022

This year at First Recovery, we are celebrating our 20th year in business. It is quite some milestone, and we are certainly proud of the success and longevity we have achieved through offering unrivalled emergency disaster recovery and business continuity services. With that in mind, we have decided to open up our award-winning service direct […]

Why Is Business Interruption Insurance Often Overlooked?

Posted By on December 19th, 2019

At First Recovery we see first-hand the effect that disaster can have on businesses. Whilst we deal with the practical side – getting businesses back up and running as quickly as possible in temporary offices with working IT equipment – we also see the wider impact that disaster has. If disaster were to strike your […]

Steps To Take To Avoid Disaster This Christmas Period

Posted By on December 16th, 2019

With not long to go until the festive period begins, we thought we would take the chance to look at the steps business owners can take to ensure the safety of their business premises if they will be left empty over the Christmas period.   Many people take a well-earned break over the Christmas period. But […]

Which Cyber Threats Are Most Likely To Disrupt Your Business?

Posted By on December 12th, 2019

Today, cybercrime is unfortunately a big risk to businesses of all sizes. Including small and medium sized businesses. And being victim of a cyber-attack has potential to cause significant business disruption. In fact,research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests that small businesses are collectively subject to nearly 10,000 cyber-attacks a day. The research lists […]

How Can Using Cloud Storage Systems Help Your Business Continuity?

Posted By on December 10th, 2019

As a business owner you will undoubtedly have heard talk of cloud-based solutions and most likely be utilising some with your business operations. There are many benefits to using cloud-based services, but have you thought about how they can benefit your business continuity? With such reliance on IT systems today to run businesses and a […]

How Can a Disaster Recovery Plan Work Alongside a Business Plan?

Posted By on December 5th, 2019

Did you know that December is write a business plan month?  A business plan will set out your objectives and the strategies you will use to achieve them. Without a business plan it is easy to get lost – you may not know where you are going as a business or fail to grow and […]

Top Business Recovery Software Requirements For Home Workers

Posted By on December 3rd, 2019

With an increasing number of people setting up their own businesses – either as freelancers, contractors, or a small business – more and more people are working from home.  This means many people are no longer working for companies who have a central IT team or set of systems for their employees to tap into […]

Include Cyber-Attack Risk In Your Disaster Recovery Plan This Computer Security Day

Posted By on November 30th, 2019

Today, the 30th November is Computer Security Day. Originally beginning in 1988, the aim of computer security day is to raise awareness about computer security. And this could be no more important than it is today with the significant rise in cyber-attacks taking place against businesses of all sizes. As well as the increased focus that […]

A Storm Is Coming. And Your Business Must Be Prepared.

Posted By on November 26th, 2019

In recent years the weather that we have been seeing in the UK (and across the world) has become increasingly more unpredictable. Coupled with this, weather events have also become more extreme. Extreme and unpredictable weather can pose a significant risk to businesses of all sizes. Flooding Cold weather events e.g. the ‘Beast from the […]