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Doomsday Preppers Are Ready!  (Videos & Songs!)

Doomsday Preppers Are Ready! (Videos & Songs!)

Are they mad or just plain forward thinking? Have you heard about ‘preppers’?  It’s a small movement of people who are, individually, geared up so that they and their families can survive in the event of [...]

UN: new strategic plan for climate change risk

UN: new strategic plan for climate change risk

The United Nations has pulled together 20 people to spend 2 days developing their intiative for a “strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and resilience…as the first line of defense against climate change.” Taking [...]

Microgrids – the answer to power resilience?

Microgrids – the answer to power resilience?

Are microgrids a better answer for ensuring power resilience?   The State of Connecticut in the US is running trials to find out. Widespread power cuts are big news when they happen and they’re on the [...]

“Resilience is Expensive” says UN

“Resilience is Expensive” says UN

We’ve all not argued for resilience measures that are just too much of luxury for our budgets.  But for those responsible for the safety of large populations, working out how expensive is too expensive is another [...]

10 Countdown Tips for the BCI Conference

10 Countdown Tips for the BCI Conference

Are you going to be at the 2012 Annual Global BCI Conference?  Here are our top tips for getting the most out of it…! Have you started working out which talks you’ll be going to and [...]

Our book is published!

Our book is published!

The course our subscribers get for free is now available in paperback (and on Kindle) and can be ordered from Amazon. For almost as long as ContinuityInBusiness has existed, our free subscription has included our free [...]

Not Meant to To Be Funny? Oh dear… (video)

Not Meant to To Be Funny? Oh dear… (video)

Forgive us. We’re bringing you this business continuity promo video for no other reason than it had us in stitches over at Continuity Towers. Perhaps we’re not the target audience; perhaps we’re jaded; perhaps we’re just [...]

Risky People!  Manage Them…

Risky People! Manage Them…

        What’s the biggest risk to your organisation?  It’s people, right? Those in the UK on might be thinking, “actually it’s rain” this week.  But we all know that people often introduce risk [...]

Apply for $35,000 Community Resilience Grant

Apply for $35,000 Community Resilience Grant

FEMA are offering grants of up to $35,000 to US businesses, agencies, associations organisations and groups with ideas to foster community resilience in their 2012 Resilience Challenge. Rules state that only projects in the USA will be [...]

Climate Ready? New Urgency for Continuity Planning

Climate Ready? New Urgency for Continuity Planning

In the same week that Cambridge University (UK) predicted the final collapse of Arctic sea ice before 2016, the UK’s Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have announced they’re preparing a major campaign to [...]

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