Importance of business continuity and emergency preparedness highlighted during awareness week

The important role played by emergency planning and resilience teams across BSW will be highlighted during an awareness week taking place this May which gives colleagues across BSW the opportunity to find out more about this crucial work.

Organised by the Business Continuity Institute,  Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) takes place from13 to 17 May and offers colleagues a chance to participate in a series of webinars covering a wide range of issues.

This year, BCAW will focus on the proactive and empowering aspect of building resilience today to prepare for the uncertainties of tomorrow.

This theme aims to raise awareness and support organisations, communities, and professionals/practitioners to take a progressive approach to business continuity and resilience, highlighting the significance of preparedness, community, and collaboration in the face of emerging challenges.

EPRR leads across BSW are working with key stakeholders, emergency services and Local Resilience Forums to raise awareness across the patch.

Watch out for further comms about this week, quizzes and learning events, there are also some great free webinars including accessible for non-members being offered by the Business Continuity Institute covering topics such as the role of corporate training in changing organisational; culture to improve resilience, integrating strategy risk and resilience, fostering staff engagement in business continuity planning, staff well-being during an incident.  For further information

You can access the webinars here: Business Continuity Awareness Week Webinars

All webinar recordings will be available on-demand to everyone for 15 days after the end of BCAW