As a business, your day-to-day working practices are vulnerable to the effects of emergencies that occur around you, but could also be affected by internal disruption such as staff illness, your building becoming inaccessible or suppliers failing to deliver on their contractual arrangements to you.
80% of organisations without a business continuity plan or contingency arrangements close within 18 months of an event affecting them.
Your organisation or company does not have to be one of these. Business continuity is simply a process of identifying and addressing the risks you face and putting into place a simple process and plan for responding to either an internal or external disruption. Business continuity is about the self-survival of your organisation.
Business continuity is a step by step process:
For more detailed information, please visit Warwickshire County Council's Business Continuity pages.