Business Continuity and the Knock-On Blackouts

blackouts

Power blackouts in business can range from a minor inconvenience to a major threat. Diggers slicing through power cables, extreme weather conditions bringing down power lines, or other local failures can all interrupt the supply of electricity.

The business continuity plan is not just for major catastrophes

Many organisations have business continuity plans designed to cater for major catastrophes but often don’t consider some of the less dramatic but more common causes of business interruption such as extended power or IT failures.¬†Consider whether your BCP has the flexibility to respond to the wide variety of incidents that may occur.