The value of ISO 23301 to your business
The ISO 22301 standard is the latest and pre-eminent standard for business continuity. Whereas the ISO 27001 standard covers information and technological systems, ISO 22301 aims to address every conceivable cause of disruption to a business. It is a continual process using the Plan-Do-Check-Act model. In this blog, I’d like to cover what ISO 22301 is and of what advantage it can be to your business.
Far from being just an annoyance that one has to comply with, business continuity is becoming common practice, as more and more business owners see the need for business continuity and the rewards thereof. Business continuity is constantly evolving, but is your business continuity strategy likewise keeping up with the times?
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 It makes perfect sense that if the plan wasn't well written or was outdated or ineffective, it may even result in a situation far worse than if one had no plan at all.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.