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Business continuity planning needs to explicitly address expected rise in civil unrest: AGCS

Damages, disturbances and, ultimately, losses from riots, protests, vandalism or other forms of civil unrest are now among the main political risk exposures for companies, with the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic likely to drive further activity, according to the latest issue of Global Risk Dialogue from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

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ASIS publishes updated business continuity guidance standard

ASIS has released its latest business continuity guidance standard, ASIS BCM-2021. Called ‘Business Continuity Management Guideline’, this replaces the ‘Business Continuity Guideline: A Practical Approach for Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management, and Disaster Recovery’.

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Vital records protection: know the risks and take precautions

Protection of vital company records is a cornerstone of business continuity and failure in this area can irreparably harm the organization. Dave Hochman explains why, when protecting vital records, organizations shouldn’t forget about older forms of protection in the rush to digitalization.

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Business continuity behavioural insights - a tale from three continents

This article by Patrick Roberts and Peter Noble highlights five behavioural insights that can be applied to any organization trying to manage change and uncertainty as we slowly move towards a post pandemic world. There is no magic algorithm, but these reflections will assist organizations develop and revise their continuity plans.

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