How to create a disaster recovery plan using our online platform

Posted By on June 27th, 2019

When it comes to creating a disaster recovery plan would you know where to start? It can seem like a daunting task to even the most organised of business owners. That’s why at First Recovery we aim to make things as simple as possible for you. As part of our specialist disaster recovery service, we […]

How long does it take for a business to recover from disaster? What factors impact on recovery times?

Posted By on June 25th, 2019

If your business is struck by a disaster, such as a flood or fire at your premises, or a cyber-attack which means your systems are affected, it is inevitable that your business will experience a period of downtime potentially leaving you unable to trade. How long this period of downtime will last is hard to […]

Is Business Interruption Insurance included as standard in packaged office insurance or is it better to buy it separately?

Posted By on June 19th, 2019

If you are a small business owner who owns or works from an office space, then it is most likely that you will have or be considering office insurance. In many cases there are two options of cover when it comes to office insurance: Office buildings insurance – designed to protect your premises and the […]

What should a disaster recovery plan cover and why is it important for small businesses to have one?

Posted By on June 17th, 2019

As a small business there are many things to consider – business premises, your business strategy and your insurance needs to name just a few. In addition, all small businesses must minimise risk and ensure the smooth running of their business. As part of this you need to plan for what to do if a […]

Is Your Business at Risk of Flooding and What Precautions Can You Take?

Posted By on June 11th, 2019

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that flooding is only an issue to be concerned about during the winter months. The summer floods of 2007, when the UK saw the wettest summer on record, demonstrate that flooding can strike at any time of year. Whilst many sources report this was a freak event, you can […]

Why is training important to Business Continuity?

Posted By on June 7th, 2019

This week (3rd June) sees the start of Coaching Week. So, we thought it would be good to consider why training is so important to business continuity. Ultimately business continuity is about ensuring the smooth running of a business – in fact it is a requirement of directors to minimise risk within their business. Something […]

Disaster recovery doesn’t just refer to the big events that hit the headlines

Posted By on June 3rd, 2019

When we think about disasters and the recovery process that follows, we tend to think about big natural disasters that hit the headlines around the world: earthquakes, floods, fires, tsunamis and terrorist attacks. Frequently causing severe destruction, disruption and, sadly far too often, loss of life, these events attract the attention of the world’s media […]