Contingency plan

Articles on contingency planning in business, with advice on the preparation and implementation of strategies and measures to address unforeseen events or crises that could disrupt normal operations.

Business management

Crisis control needed as incidents cost UK SMEs £8.8bn in 2018

Crisis control is essential to tackle incidents, such as cyber-attacks and extortion which are costing UK SMEs billions of pounds a year

Legal advice

Why every small business should have a contingency plan

Here, Andrew Clough, founder and managing director of The Brew, explains why it is important for businesses to have a contingency plan.

Business management

How to create a concrete financial contingency plan

Here, we take a look at how you can create a concrete financial contingency plan that works for your business.


Why every business needs to be prepared for disaster

Here, Jo Gibson, operations director at Payment Bureau First Capital Cashflow, tells us why you need to be prepared for disaster.


Make flood resilience for your business your new year’s resolution

The Know your Flood campaign is raising awareness to UK SMEs about how to protect your business after 4000 businesses were affected by floods.

Business management

Quarter of businesses completely unprepared for future risk

The RSA assesses the effects of economic events such as Brexit on business growth and what SMEs consider as a future risk.

Business management

Should your small business have a risk management plan?

Micro business owners struggle to prioritise risk management, according to a recent survey commissioned by Broker Network.


IOC: Contingency planning essential

Businesses should place a high value on contingency planning in the wake of the riots, says a senior director at the Institute of Consulting.

Employing & managing staff

Prepare for bird flu

Whether you believe it could decimate the population or it's a lot of fuss about nothing, most big businesses have plans in place to deal with avian flu and pandemics like it. Can you afford not to protect your business?

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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