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Business Continuity Institute Gifted Grades now open for 2019 nominations

Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Gifted Grades are awarded each year to individuals who’ve made an outstanding contribution to the profession of business continuity or the Institute itself. BCI members of AMBCI grade and above can nominate someone whom they think...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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Cost of Government’s new Emergency Services Network set to escalate by £3.1 billion

The all-new communications system being put in place for the Emergency Services will now cost just shy of 50% more than originally expected and is “unlikely” to be ready to be delivered by the target date of 2022. According to the National Audit Office’s (NAO)...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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BCI 2019 Horizon Scan: “Health and Safety incidents become biggest loss driver for organisations”  

Health and Safety incidents have become the leading financial loss driver for businesses around the globe, with cumulative losses now outstripping the costs of more high-profile disruptions such as cyber attacks and IT outages. Meanwhile, political change has entered the Top Ten...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Business Continuity Institute agrees partnership with International Crisis Management Conference

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has announced a partnership with the International Crisis Management Conference (ICMC). The BCI and the organisers of the ICMC will now work together to leverage the capabilities of both organisations for the benefit of the industry and the...
Posted On 24 Jan 2019
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Tim Janes Hon FBCI appointed chairman at Business Continuity Institute

Tim Janes Hon FBCI has been appointed as the new chair of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), taking over the role from James McAlister FBCI. Most recently, Janes held the position of BCI Global Board vice-chair after being voted in by his fellow members of the Global...
Posted On 08 Nov 2018
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Cyber attacks and IT outages posing “main threats” to supply chains asserts BCI report

Cyber attacks and data breaches (49%) are the most concerning challenges for professionals both over the next 12 months and the upcoming five years. That’s according to the 2018 Supply Chain Resilience Report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Business continuity “has defined role with cyber resilience strategies” asserts BCI

Business continuity has a defined role with cyber resilience strategies, and it has become intertwined with cyber security for threats requiring co-ordinated responses across organisations’ departments. This is one of the key findings of the 2018 Cyber Resilience Report, which...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Cyber attacks top list of key business threats for third year running in BCI’s Horizon Scan

The large-scale cyber attacks that took place last year have reaffirmed the need to build cyber resilient organisations. That’s according to the seventh edition of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Horizon Scan 2018, released in association with the BSI. For...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Importance of physical security and employee safety highlighted in BCI’s Emergency Communications Report

Preserving physical security and the safety of employees are the greatest concerns for business continuity and resilience professionals, and especially so when it comes to producing emergency communications plans. This is one of the key findings that has emerged from the latest...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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“Business continuity remains essential in building supply chain resilience” asserts BCI

Almost three-quarters of organisations have reported having business continuity arrangements related to supply chain management. That’s according to a new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and supported by Zurich Insurance Group. The report shows...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017