Not all disasters are big

Not all disasters are big

“Most people think of disasters as being the big things such as fires, floods, and other natural disasters. But in reality, it can be the smaller disruptions, such as losing your power or losing your internet access, that can stop you from operating.”  Catherine...
What is your role in your community’s resilience?

What is your role in your community’s resilience?

Everybody has a role to play when it comes to building community’s resilience.  While governments, emergency services and health workers are generally responsible for first response and short-term preparedness, non-government organisations, the community sector,...
Is your disaster response plan simply gathering dust?

Is your disaster response plan simply gathering dust?

So you have a brilliant disaster response procedure document for your business…but it’s gathering dust in a drawer somewhere, never looked at and reviewed.  Unfortunately, that means your plan is next to useless.  In order for your disaster response plan to be...
9 Ways to Embed a Culture of Resilience in Your Business

9 Ways to Embed a Culture of Resilience in Your Business

Small businesses are the most vulnerable group when it comes to surviving disasters. Forty percent of small businesses never recover from a major disaster and those that don’t reopen within five days after a disaster usually close for trading within two years. ...
Why you need to invest in resilience this year

Why you need to invest in resilience this year

It’s almost the new financial year, which means it’s time to complete your business forecasting, create your budget and get focused on your strategic priorities.  Question: In your planning this year have you allocated any money or time for building disaster...
12 FREE business apps that will save you time, effort and stress

12 FREE business apps that will save you time, effort and stress

Running your own business is hard. But if you’re tearing your hair out over a particular task in your business, just know that ‘there is an app for that’.  Technology can help you to streamline your workflows and simplify your business, so you can get on with doing...