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Unformatted text preview: What is Business Continuity? Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a management process that helps manage the risks to the smooth running of an organisation or a delivery of a service, ensuring it can continue to operate to the extent required in the event of a disruption. Fact 80% of businesses affected by a major incident close within a month. 90% of businesses that lose data from a disaster are forced to shut within 2 years. 58% of UK organisations were disrupted by September 11 th . Of those disrupted 12 % were seriously affected. Nearly 1 in 5 businesses suffer a major disruption every year. What is the role of Falkirk Councils Emergency Planning Unit? Falkirk Councils Emergency Planning Unit can offer advice and support but cannot prepare your plans for you. You know your business and the critical processes. Is the service free? We offer advice free of charge, and we can assist by giving details of useful web-sites and further reading. There may be a charge for more specific advice and/or assistance. Why Business Continuity? Without effective business continuity planning a natural or man made disaster could result in any one of the following: A complete failure of your business. Loss of income. Loss of reputation and or loss of customers. Financial, legal and Regulatory penalties. Human resource issues....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2009 for the course NCKU Informatio taught by Professor Hero during the Spring '09 term at Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
- Spring '09