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CIR Magazine postpones the Business Continuity Awards

CIR Magazine has announced that its annual Business Continuity Awards presentation is being moved from June to December as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Business Continuity Awards will now take place on Wednesday 9th December 2020 at the London Marriot.

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Six initiatives to help maintain employee performance and engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic

While organizations are focused on business continuity plans and strategies to maintain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to also focus on employee well-being. Organizations need to focus on employees’ emotions related to the pandemic to restore productivity and deliver on employee experience, according to Gartner.

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COVID-19: riding the second wave of the pandemic

At some point governments across the world are going to have to start taking some very tricky decisions as to when to ease the COVID-19 lockdown. But when that happens will the virus stage a vicious comeback? Jim Preen looks ahead…

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Survey finds that only 29 percent of companies globally expect to operate at full capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic

With employee work restrictions in place to combat the COVID-19 crisis, just 29 percent of companies can continue to be fully operational with employee work restrictions in place and 57 percent expect to be partially operational, according to the international ‘Rapid Ratings State of Supply Chain Survey’.

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