Crisis Management – It’s about people not process

Over the past week we have seen how quickly a crisis can impact on a business if not managed correctly by placing people at the heart of a crisis response. The appalling treatment of a United Airlines passenger and the subsequent response from the company, showed a complete disregard for the very people who pay […]

Are your staff CyberAware?

This week saw the launch of the National Cyber Security Centre, a centre of excellence for UK Cyber defence and a clear indicator about the importance of taking steps to safeguard your own cyber security. In my recent blog technical security is just one part of the plan, I highlighted the importance of cyber awareness […]

So you want a career in crisis & risk management – a few hits and tips

I recently attended an event at the University of the West of England as a guest speaker to showcase the fantastic opportunities for those about to embark on one of the most important decisions they need to make………their future career. As you may imagine, I spent my time promoting the excellent opportunities that working in […]

Will your supply chain deliver when you need them most?

It’s has been a busy week here at Blue Rock Risk, lots to be getting on with and some great opportunities ahead. In a few spare moments, I was reflecting a national flooding response exercise I was fortunate to be part of last month. Over a 1000 staff were involved, incident rooms were open across […]

Cyber Awareness – Technical security is just one part of the plan

Over recent days we have seen the two significant cyber-attacks on big businesses hit the news and these are just the ones we know about. The ability for hackers to gain access to systems through technical means is not to be underestimated, specialists work tirelessly to build and maintain secure systems that are now integral […]