Business Continuity

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Don’t Let Scammers Spoil Your Festive Season:  

Stay Alert and Secure from Scammers!  Recently, I received a phishing email – apparently from my managing director. Cybercriminals are getting craftier, using data gathered from social media, news and company websites to impersonate who they are using to catch out unsuspecting staff. Even the seemingly harmless requests can lead to financial loss, compromised data, […]

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The Importance of Exercising Resilience Plans

Read on to find out why exercising your plans and procedures is invaluable. Missed Opportunities The most common of the Business Continuity Institutes six Professional Practices that are often overlooked are empowering and validation. Both are key to ensuring your processes actually work. Signing off plans before being put through their paces is an easy

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Logging and recording during a crisis

Yousaf denies misleading parliament over WhatsApps – BBC News Boris Johnson says WhatsApps for Covid inquiry recovered – BBC News Covid inquiry: Welsh government WhatsApps may have been deleted – BBC News The advent of multiple communications channels from online meeting platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams, through to messaging apps such as WhatsApp,

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Staying Resilient When Faced with Loss of Personnel

The loss of a key member of the team is one of the disruption factors when looking at business continuity or resilience.  We often hear that “HR has a succession plan” or similar, but is that enough when put to the test?  For some organisations, losing one person may not be critical, but when that

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Inverroy team hope for a major win at prestigious international awards

Two senior team members from Edinburgh-based Inverroy Crisis Management have been selected as finalists at the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Europe Awards 2023. The company’s Managing Director Matthew Wardner has been nominated for the Resilience and Continuity Consultant Award, while Head of Inverroy Digital Kirsty Bremner has been nominated for the Newcomer Award. Matthew said:

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Resilience to Catastrophic Failures in the National Critical Infrastructure

What Can We Learn From These? It just goes to show that anyone and anything is at risk of failure.  Last week the unthinkable happened when the UK’s emergency 999 telephone system faced a nationwide technical issue resulting in calls not being connected. Reliable sources reported that the 999 emergency telephone system suffered a catastrophic

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