Coronavirus

Free Webinars to help manage and recover from the Coronavirus crisis

Cabinet Office Webinars with the EPC, Continuity Forum and other experts on coping with COVID-19 Webinars

A number of webinars are to be provided by some of the leading experts in Risk, Resilience and Continuity as the result of the efforts of the BSI and the Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat, to deliver training to the complimentary standards by webinar.  

The webinar series schedule is below:

Tuesday, 31 March 09.00 – 10.30, “COVID-19 and Organizational Resilience”

Robert MacFarlane, Deputy Director, Head, Resilience Training, Doctrine & Standards, Cabinet Office and Kevin Brear, Director of Consulting – Technology Risk Management, Xcina Consulting Limited

Implementing PD CEN/TS 17091 Crisis management and PD ISO 22330 Guidelines for people aspects of business continuity

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Thursday, 2 April 09.00 – 10.30, “COVID-19: Community Resilience and Volunteers”

Duncan Shaw, Professor in Operational Research and Critical Systems, University of Manchester and David Powell, Visiting Academic at the University of Manchester

Implementing BS ISO 22319 Guidelines for planning the involvement of spontaneous volunteers

BS 22395 Guidelines for supporting vulnerable people in an emergency

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Tuesday, 7 April 09.00 – 10.30, “COVID-19 and Risk Management”

Russell Price Chairman, Continuity Forum; Julia Graham, Technical Director, AIRMIC

Implementing BS ISO 31000 Risk management and BS 31100 Code of Practice for risk management

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Thursday, 9 April 11.00 – 12.30, “COVID-19 and Continuity”

Rick Cudworth, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte LLP; Malcolm Cornish ISO 22313 Project Leader

Implementation of BS ISO 22313 Business Continuity Management Systems – Guidance to ISO 22301and PD ISO TS 22318 Business Continuity Management Systems for the Supply Chain

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Risk, Resilience and Continuity Standards provided free to help manage the Coronavirus Crisis

Risk and Continuity Resources - Coronavirus support

 

 

 

 

The British Standards Institution (BSI) the national standards body for the UK has announced that following consultations with stakeholders it will provide access to a range of national standards that can help organizations manage many aspects of the crisis being caused by the novel coronavirus.

BSI provides resources to help organisations cope with Coronavirus crisis

The Standards available are:

Continuity and Resilience

  • PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis management: Building a strategic capability
  • BS EN ISO 22301:2019  Business continuity management systems — Requirements
  • BS EN ISO 22313:2020 Business continuity management systems. Guidance on the use of ISO 22301
  • ISO/TS 22318:2015 Guidelines for supply chain continuity
  • ISO 22316:2017 Organizational resilience. Principles and attributes.

Risk Management

  • BS ISO 31000:2018 Risk management — Guidelines
  • BS 31100:2011 Risk management - Code of practice and guidance for the implementation of BS ISO 31000

Community Resilience

  • BS ISO 22319:2017 Security and resilience - Community resilience - Guidelines for planning the involvement of spontaneous volunteers
  • BS ISO 22330:2018 Guidelines for people aspects of business continuity
  • BS ISO 22395:2018 Security and resilience. Community resilience. Guidelines for supporting vulnerable persons in an emergency

Emergency Management

  • BS ISO 22320:2018 Security and resilience. Emergency management. Guidelines for incident management

These standards offer information and practical advice for businesses and individuals, which help the business community navigate the challenges and potential risks associated with the current global crisis.

To view and download the standards pplease click the link below.

Review and Download pages

You may need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on some Apple systems this can be found HERE!

 

For further advice and guidance please email us at info@continuityforum.org or call us on +44 (0) 208 993 1599.

 


Health Guidance- COVID-19: guidance for employers and businesses

BEIS and Public Health England Guidance for Covid-19 - Business
 
CoronaVirus Guidance - UK 
 
 
Published 25 February 2020
 
This guidance has been provided by Public Health England and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to help employers address concerns on the out break of infection from a novel coronavirus (Covid-19)
 
1. Background and scope of guidance
 
This guidance will assist employers and businesses in providing advice to staff on:
  • ・the novel coronavirus, COVID-19
  • ・how to help prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
  • ・what to do if someone with suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 has been in a workplace setting
  • ・what advice to give to individuals who have travelled to specific areas, as outlined by the Chief Medical Officer (full list is available here)
  • ・advice for the certification of absence from work resulting from Covid-19
  • . Information about the virus
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