Having a business continuity plan is one thing, but having one that really works and covers all angles is another story. Disasters and disruptive events can occur at any time, and if one is a firm believer in Murphy's Law, then they’re most likely to occur at the most inopportune of times. It makes perfect sense that if the plan wasn't well written or was outdated or ineffective, it may even result in a situation far worse than if one had no plan at all. Find below five key elements of an effective business continuity plan.
A frightening number of small to medium enterprises ignore business continuity planning at their own peril. When disaster strikes one may be caught unprepared and severely on the backfoot, perhaps never recovering.
Every business continuity plan must be well constructed and designed, but where does one start and what are the essentials? It is easy to miss out the important stuff.
When creating a disaster recovery plan, there are five errors many companies make: not having staff support, poor communication, lack of documentation, not sticking to the basics and choosing the wrong suppliers. A business continuity plan is there to make your business not only survive but thrive.