CHAPTER 3: BUSINESS CONTINUITY BEGINS AT HOME

“The disaster that impacts your company may also impact employee’s homes – make sure continuity plans include alternate workforce options.” – Joe Flach

I was recently reading a newspaper report about 30,000 people in Scotland who were into their third day without any electricity. Overhead power lines had been brought down by heavy weather that had pounded the north of the United Kingdom. Now as I write, snow is falling outside my window, media broadcasts warn of roads in the locality being gridlocked and nearby Manchester airport has been closed while snowploughs sweep the runway. All this reminded me of an instance back in the 1980s when I lived in a small village in a rural area in the south of ...

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