First Recovery announced as a finalist for the Developing Resilience Award at the BITC Responsible Business Awards 2019

Posted By on April 29th, 2019

We’ve been having to keep some exciting news secret for over a month now at First Recovery. In March we were told that we’d been shortlisted for the Barclays Developing Resilience Award as part of the BITC’s Responsible Business Awards 2019. On 28 March, our Managing Director, Paul Jackson, visited Barclays’ HQ in London to […]

The continued threat of terrorism and insurance issues – a gap too far?

Posted By on April 26th, 2019

We wanted to bring you this article, written by a close colleague who is a director at an insurance broker, as the content is pertinent to what we do as a specialist disaster recovery provider for small and medium businesses. We hope you read this with as much interest as we did. I am an […]

It’s Administrative Professionals Day – use it to check that your business administration is in order and your disaster recovery plan is up to date

Posted By on April 24th, 2019

You may just have returned from your Easter break but did you know that 24 April is Administrative Professionals Day? Hopefully you’re feeling refreshed and ready to get stuck back in to work. Now is a great time to have a Spring clean in your business and get all your paperwork up to date. Clearing […]

How secure will your business be over the Easter holidays?

Posted By on April 17th, 2019

With Easter just around the corner and the hope that we’ll be enjoying some lovely Spring weather across the country, many of us will be looking forward to a well-earned extended break. Many businesses will close their doors on Thursday 18th April and won’t re-open for four days until Tuesday 23rd. But in your rush […]

What is Business Interruption insurance and why is it important?

Posted By on April 15th, 2019

All businesses should protect themselves with business insurance. But did you know that there are lots of different types of insurance, all covering different risks faced by businesses? Business insurance is the umbrella term; there are a myriad of different types of insurance that fall under that. Some types of insurance are more obvious and […]

Don’t let your business get tripped up by something small

Posted By on April 10th, 2019

When we think about disasters we tend to think about the kind that hit the headlines. The floods that engulf whole towns, with cars floating down the high street. Sink holes that suddenly appear, swallowing buildings. Terror attacks that bring panic to people, who, just moments before, were going about their normal daily life. Or […]

What does it mean when people talk about business continuity?

Posted By on April 5th, 2019

If you run your own business, hopefully you’ve heard of the term business continuity.  You may even have a business continuity plan in place. If you do, you can give yourself a massive pat on the back as you are in the minority. Recent research by the Federation of Small Businesses found that only a […]

Don’t be an April Fool! Make sure you have a disaster recovery plan to protect your business

Posted By on April 1st, 2019

1 April is April Fool’s Day, a day when people traditionally play tricks on each other. It’s a chance for a bit of light-hearted relief and many businesses make the most of it, coming up with clever spoofs to fool the public while promoting their brand at the same time.  You may well have been […]