The UK has been hit by three terrorist attacks in less than three months. These tragic events highlight the need to have a disaster contingency plan in place.
Severe weather has the potential to disrupt business operations and to affect employees commuting to or from work or travelling for work-related reasons. Employers should consider providing instructions to employees in advance and it is advisable to have a clear severe weather policy in place.
A model flu pandemic contingency plan, which deals with planning for a pandemic, pandemic response, pandemic recovery, and testing and review.
A model policy to set out how employees should manage employees who face difficulties attending their place of work and returning home during periods of severe weather or when there are disruptions to transport.
A model disaster contingency plan, which deals with objectives, planning for a disaster, disaster categorisation, emergency response during an incident, response following an incident, training, and testing and review.
The Government consults on how local authorities, businesses, the police and communities can better protect crowded areas, including workplaces, from the threat of terrorist attack.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to business continuity.