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Integrated Risk Management

Risk is part of running a business. The earlier you recognise, identify and manage risk, the better it will be for your business. This is what integrated risk management is about.

Posted on March 10, 2023

Operational Resilience vs Business Continuity

Operational resilience refers to an organization’s ability to maintain its core functions during disruptions while business continuity refers to the company's ability to recover.

Posted on February 22, 2023

Building an Operational Resilience Framework

Operational resilience is the ability of an organisation to quickly adapt and recover from disruptive events and minimise the impact on stakeholders.

Posted on December 19, 2022

Managing Risk and Resilience in Hybrid Work Environments

Hybrid models are not without challenges and risks. It is crucial to focus on managing those risks and building workforce resilience to succeed with this work model.

Posted on December 02, 2022

What is BCP testing?

Testing the business continuity plan is a must to ensure that the strategy you have in place is the best at managing your perceived risks and threats.

Posted on November 15, 2022

What is Business Continuity?

Business continuity refers to the planning and preparation required to ensure that your organization can maintain business operations even during times of unexpected crisis.

Posted on November 15, 2022

Crisis Management Team: Function, Roles & Responsibilities

A guide to helping you build an effective crisis management team who can help you prepare for and overcome and business crises that come your way.

Posted on November 11, 2022

Best Practices to Protect from Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and getting more sophisticated all the time. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself from this particular cyber crime.

Posted on October 26, 2022

The Role of a Resilience Manager

It takes a resilient manager to lead on operational resilience. So what's the role of a Resilience Manager and what key characteristics will serve them well?

Posted on October 17, 2022

Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

Your Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is an essential part of your Business Continuity and Resilience planning. Here's everything you need to know about it...

Posted on October 06, 2022

How to Choose the Best Business Continuity Software

Investing in BC software can significantly improve your operational resilience & business continuity management. Here are some key factors to consider when making the decision.

Posted on September 02, 2022

8 Skills Business Continuity Managers Need to Succeed

Business continuity specialists are sometimes under-appreciated. Their knowledge and skills often prove invaluable assets that every business owner would love to have on board.

Posted on July 14, 2022

20 Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Your Policy Development Efforts

It is a well-known fact that no business can operate properly without a set of distinct policies in place.

Posted on February 23, 2022

How to prepare disaster recovery and business continuity plan

When planning a business, many people focus on elements that will provide stability, from finding a competitive advantage to setting up reliable supply chains for their products.

Posted on February 23, 2022

7 Common Business Continuity Myths

When hearing the phrase "business continuity," many people think about unexpected natural disasters or the need to protect client data.

Posted on February 23, 2022

Crisis Communications Training Exercises to Implement

Crisis management training is crucial for ensuring the organisation's survival — regardless of the industry in which it operates.

Posted on February 23, 2022

Third-Party Risk Management

If you run a business, it's more than likely that you rely on other people, companies and organisations to operate smoothly.

Posted on February 23, 2022

Why You Need to Keep Your BCM Plans Up to Date

Determining critical functions, recognising potential threats, and meeting regulatory requirements are only a few examples of factors firms need to consider during this process.

Posted on February 23, 2022

Cyber Threats: How to Protect Consumer Data

In today's day and age, the threat of a cyber-attack looms over every company.

Posted on February 23, 2022

How to Be Ready for a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks are a growing concern among C-suites of large corporations and those of smaller businesses.

Posted on February 23, 2022

Can Business Continuity Be a Tool to Minimise the Impact of Political Unrest?

In today's day and age, creating a stable business might be more challenging than ever before.

Posted on February 23, 2022

How to Plan for the Cost of Unplanned Downtime

According to the report created by the General Electric Company, offshore oil and gas organisations suffer financial losses from unplanned downtime every year.

Posted on February 23, 2022

IT Disaster Recovery Management

We don't often think of the worst-case scenario, but inevitably it is bound to actually happen to some businesses

Posted on February 23, 2022

Prepare for Planned and Unplanned Downtime

Many organisations are unsure of the best way to handle planned and unplanned downtime. This article discusses the key elements to consider.

Posted on October 14, 2021

How to Identify Single Points of Failure and Ensure Continuity

Single points of failure can bring your whole system to a standstill, or at best - bring it to "limp mode". If you have ever worked on a car, you know what this means.

Posted on August 27, 2021

5 Approaches to Risk-Based Internal Audits

In this article we discuss the five most common approaches Risk-Based Internal Audits. Read on to see which one would be most suitable for your current business model.

Posted on April 13, 2021

Post-Incident Analysis

In this article, we're going to take a look at the key elements of Post-Incident Analysis, as well as why it is important to carry them out after major disruptions.

Posted on March 18, 2021

C2 Careers - Graduate Risk & Resilience Analyst

We are looking for a Graduate Risk & Resilience Analyst, to join us here at C2.

Posted on March 11, 2021

C2 Careers - Technical Analyst

We are looking for an experienced Service Delivery Technician to join our Service Delivery Tea

Posted on February 26, 2021

Cascade Effects in Business Continuity Planning

In this article we’re going to look at one key area that is one of the primary reasons business continuity planning and business impact analysis are so difficult: cascade effects.

Posted on February 25, 2021

Risk Treatment (With Examples)

The successful risk management strategy should include risk treatment and the assessment of possible consequences, and a solution to deal with risks in the most strategic way.

Posted on February 01, 2021

C2 Careers - Operations Assistant

We are looking for someone with experience in a well-rounded Operations role to join C2 as a support to our Head of Operations.

Posted on December 15, 2020

C2 Careers - Frontend Developer

C2 are looking for an experienced frontend software developer to join our growing team

Posted on December 10, 2020

Understanding Inherent vs. Residual Risk in Business Continuity

In the uncertain and often fierce world of business and commerce, a single mistake can result in bankruptcy or set a company back years.

Posted on December 01, 2020

C2 Careers - Senior Software Developer

C2 are looking for an experienced senior software developer to join our growing team

Posted on October 20, 2020

C2 Careers - Software Developer

C2 are looking for an experienced software developer to join our growing team

Posted on October 20, 2020

C2 Careers - Test Engineer

C2 are looking for an experienced test engineer to join our growing team

Posted on October 20, 2020

C2 Careers - Graduate Business Risk & Resilience Analyst

We have an excellent opportunity for a Graduate to join us and work their way towards becoming a Risk & Resilience Analyst within C2.

Posted on October 09, 2020

A Look Back on C2's 2019

New product, new staff, new clients, and more. Here's a look back on another amazing year of growth for C2.

Posted on December 19, 2019

Check out our video from BCI World 2019!

We exhibited at this years BCI World and made a little video recap of what we got up to

Posted on December 17, 2019

See an easier way, C2 - at BCI World 2019

Join us on Stand 41

Posted on October 31, 2019

Health & Safety and Business Continuity

For a business to survive during a Business Continuity incident, safety must be a top priority during the recovery process.

Posted on July 05, 2019

Crisis Response in the Education Sector

Here we take a look at what might cause an educational facility to invoke a Business Continuity Plan and some key elements to consider when doing so.

Posted on June 20, 2019

The rise of the cyber attack

Just what is causing the increase in cyber attacks we are experiencing, and what can we do to protect our businesses from it?

Posted on June 13, 2019

Business Impact Analysis vs Risk Assessment: How do They Work Together?

A risk assessment helps identify potential threats, while the BIA helps prioritise which processes are most critical to the business. Both are key components of a BCP.

Posted on June 07, 2019

How to win organisational engagement in Business Continuity

It is imperative that you embed Business Continuity into your company culture to allow for a successful BCMS. Here are some tips and tricks on how to do that

Posted on May 28, 2019

Business Continuity in the Transport & Logistics Sector

Whether logistics makes up part of your supply chain, or is your entire business, it is essential you consider Business Continuity Planning.

Posted on May 22, 2019

Building a good Crisis Management team

What are the factors that should be considered when building a Crisis Management team?

Posted on May 10, 2019

Should you be planning for Brexit?

Brexit is likely to affect key business activities, your customers, staff, supply chain and contracts.

Posted on May 03, 2019

The initiation of BCM: how to obtain management buy-in

What is the best way to go about obtaining buy-in for a BCMS?

Posted on April 26, 2019

Business Continuity Management in the Finance Sector

Financial firms have a responsibility to add to the overall resilience of the industry.

Posted on April 18, 2019

3 Stages of an Organisational Crisis

In this blog we will look at how CM relates to Business Continuity Management (BCM)

Posted on April 11, 2019

Establishing a BCM Policy

What are the main components to create a BCM Policy?

Posted on March 28, 2019

What Are The Relationships Between Disaster Recovery, Risk Management and Business Continuity

Running a business comes with challenges, and managing risks is one of them. Disaster recovery, risk management and business continuity are essential to ensure sustainability.

Posted on March 18, 2019

Business Continuity Management in the Energy Sector

In this article we will investigate the kind of factors which might affect operations within the energy sector.

Posted on March 13, 2019

Should social media be included within a BCMS?

What part should social media play within a business continuity management system?

Posted on March 08, 2019

The Development of Business Continuity Management

How has the BCM discipline evolved since its conception?

Posted on February 14, 2019

What are the main drivers for Business Continuity Management?

Every business will have their own reasons and drivers for implementing business continuity management.

Posted on February 12, 2019

SBRC Extreme Weather Resilience Workshop

The SBRC hosted an Extreme Weather Business Resilience Workshop

Posted on February 01, 2019

Cyber security Risk management: preventative and reactive controls

To understand the importance of building a solid cyber risk management strategy, you must first understand the scale of the cyber threat in the information security industry today.

Posted on January 18, 2019

The Importance of Crisis Communication During a BC Incident

A crisis communication plan consists of a set of procedures and protocols that a business uses as a guide, so you know what to do during crisis situations.

Posted on January 04, 2019

Why is Business Continuity Planning Important?

Business continuity planning is essential to the recovery from any incident, and a clearly defined structure and framework are key to creating a comprehensive BCP.

Posted on December 20, 2018

Business Continuity in the Public Sector

Find out about how business continuity works within the public sector, and how software can improve the process

Posted on December 14, 2018

People Profile: Callum Brown

Learn about the youngest member of the C2 team and his journey so far

Posted on December 06, 2018

How do I get certified to ISO 22301?

Open up new opportunities for your business by certifying to ISO 22301

Posted on December 03, 2018

Are you winter ready?

Winter is fast approaching and here at C2 we want to help you prepare in the best way possible.

Posted on November 22, 2018

People Profile: Charles Farrell

Charles has witnessed the evolution of Business Continuity first hand over the years, we wanted to know more about him.

Posted on October 22, 2018

Happy faces behind our service delivery team

We want to share the happy faces behind C2’s Service Delivery Team

Posted on October 04, 2018

Working in Business Continuity

We chatted with our own Business Risk & Resilience Analysts, Aimee Quinn and Donna Maclellan, about how they came to choose Business Continuity as a career path after graduation.

Posted on October 01, 2018

People Profile: Richard McGlave CEO

We sat down with our CEO, Richie, to find out about his business background and pick his brain about future trends.

Posted on September 11, 2018

What is Business Continuity Management?

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a key business strategy that proactively prepares organisations and their staff to cope in times of disruption.

Posted on September 05, 2018

Making Business Continuity Easier - Leading with a UX Approach

Need BCM Software that looks great? Easy to use? Simple? Effective? Our Head of Digital talks us through why C2's BCMS is head and shoulders above our competitors on these factors.

Posted on February 27, 2018