24 episodes

Ever wondered how suet pudding could bring one of the UK’s busiest trading floors to a grinding halt? Or why there used to be a caterpillar in the London Risk Register? The Business Continuity Podcast is a straightforward, jargon-free discussion with people who deal with disasters for a living.

We delve into the exercises and methodologies that keep organisations like The Economist, Fujitsu and the BCI secure and resilient, and explore just how much continuity planning goes into something like the London 2012 Olympics.

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Ever wondered how suet pudding could bring one of the UK’s busiest trading floors to a grinding halt? Or why there used to be a caterpillar in the London Risk Register? The Business Continuity Podcast is a straightforward, jargon-free discussion with people who deal with disasters for a living.

We delve into the exercises and methodologies that keep organisations like The Economist, Fujitsu and the BCI secure and resilient, and explore just how much continuity planning goes into something like the London 2012 Olympics.

    S4, Episode 2 - Business Continuity or Resilience?

    S4, Episode 2 - Business Continuity or Resilience?

    There’s been a shift in recent years away from “Business Continuity” to the more holistic “Resilience”. Is it just renaming and rebranding the same job or something more significant?

    • 24 min
    S4, Episode 1 - Out of the Shadows

    S4, Episode 1 - Out of the Shadows

    The theme of this season was meant to be “Business Continuity – out of the Shadows and into the Spotlight”. Our thinking was that over the last few years, cyber attacks, extreme weather, increased regulation and political uncertainty have shoved the BC profession to centre-stage.

    At the start of 2020, that was a quite novel and we thought we might have to work to sell the idea.

    Then COVID-19 happened.Now, we don't need to make the case for Business Continuity anymore.

    Instead, we’re making Coronavirus and the greater attention on BC the theme of this first episode.

    • 17 min
    The BCPcast Live - COVID - 19 Response

    The BCPcast Live - COVID - 19 Response

    COVID-19 is the biggest continuity incident of our time.

    So we gathered together some of our favourite Business Continuity Podcast guests to review and unpack the business response to Coronavirus.

    • 45 min
    S3, Episode 6 - How to have a successful Business Continuity career

    S3, Episode 6 - How to have a successful Business Continuity career

    How do you start? What skills do you need to develop? What can you do to make yourself stand out? And what makes the job worthwhile?

    • 22 min
    S3, Episode 5 - Why good Supply Chain Management is in short supply

    S3, Episode 5 - Why good Supply Chain Management is in short supply

    It’s pretty frightening to think a separate business could bring about the end of your own. So does supply chain management get enough attention? If not, why? And how can we get better at it?

    • 14 min
    S3, Episode 4 - How to protect your reputation

    S3, Episode 4 - How to protect your reputation

    It takes years to build a reputation and seconds to ruin it. How can a company keep its reputation intact when things start to unravel, especially when the public is watching?

    • 18 min

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