Freezing February – and the cold winds will blow

Posted By on February 26th, 2019

With the warm weather that most areas of the country have been experiencing over the last week of February, and reports of the 25th February 2019 seeing the warmest February temperature on record it is hard to believe it is still winter. It also makes it even harder to believe that this time last year […]

Is your business continuity plan in step with the progress made online?

Posted By on February 20th, 2019

Undoubtedly, if you own a business today you will rely on IT systems in some shape or form to assist in the running of your business. This may be your website – your store front if you run an ecommerce business, a platform from which to manage your customer services function through to storage of […]

Disaster strikes: what do the first 24 hours look like for your business?

Posted By on February 15th, 2019

Disaster can strike at any time, bringing your business to a standstill. Flood, fire, theft, human error – all of these are examples of events that can interrupt your business sufficiently to stop you in your tracks. Planning for such eventualities will help you deal with them effectively when (and if) they do happen. Your […]

How robust are your suppliers? Don’t forget about them in your disaster recovery plan

Posted By on February 12th, 2019

If you run your own business, you’ll be keen to see it thrive and grow. But it’s important that growth is built on solid foundations so protecting your people, equipment and other assets is paramount. That means having the right business insurance in place. However, that is only part of the solution. You should also […]

How long would it take your business to recover if you suffered a disaster?

Posted By on February 8th, 2019

As business owners it’s very easy to get caught up in the day to day running of the business – after all, making sure that things are running smoothly is what it’s all about, right? But what about when things aren’t running smoothly? What about when things go wrong, when disaster strikes? Just as you […]

Look beyond the physical when considering your business interruption insurance needs

Posted By on February 5th, 2019

If you run your own business you probably have business insurance in place to cover the cost of repairing or replacing your building and other business assets if they get damaged or destroyed. But do you take the time to regularly review your cover to ensure all aspects of your business are properly protected? Here […]

How big a threat is terrorism?

Posted By on February 1st, 2019

Sadly, terrorism is and remains a continued threat. Unfortunately, the UK remains on a severe terror warning meaning that an attack is highly likely. Recent attacks have seen these not confined only to London, but to other cities such as Manchester and smaller less obvious places such as the attack that occurred in Salisbury. Whist […]