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Towards a Public Warning System and EECC Article 110

Sounding the Alarm: Towards a Public Warning System and EECC Article 110

When a critical event happens, every public authority from governments to emergency first responders has a responsibility to ensure that the public are kept informed and safe as events unfold and in the immediate aftermath. This responsibility has been made particularly explicit by the EECC Article 110 requirements that every EU member state must operate a public warning system by June 2022. We take a look at what these requirements are in detail.

Hello, Can You Hear Me? Keeping the Lines of Communication Open in a Crisis

One of the key components of a crisis is keeping the lines of communication open for employees, partners, authorities, and even the public. But it’s how you do it that is important. How do you keep clear lines of communication? Who talks to whom? What are the messages going out, and how can you ensure that they are reaching the right people at the right time?

Why Using WhatsApp for Emergency Communications is a Bad Idea

Every organisation, no matter their size, should have a plan for communicating with their employees in an emergency. While many organisations use WhatsApp for their everyday communications, there are many reasons why using WhatsApp for emergency communications isn’t going to work.

Crises Control awarded 2021 Emergency Mass Notifications Tools Data Quadrant Awards gold medalist

Crises Control are delighted to have been awarded a SoftwareReviews gold medal as a 2021 Emergency Mass Notifications Tools Data Quadrant Awards.

Crises Control named in Gartner Market Guide for emergency mass notification solutions

LONDON, Tuesday 1st December 2020: Crises Control, the mass notification and incident management platform, has been named as a key vendor in the latest Gartner Market Guide for Emergency Mass Notification Solutions, released on 25 November.

You need more than insurance when disaster strikes

The High Court has just handed down its long-awaited judgment in the Covid-19 business interruption insurance test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority. This follows the rejection by insurance companies of many claims by businesses that had applied for pay-outs under their BI policy clauses for losses suffered during the 105 day government mandated lockdown.

Crises Control named as one of 20 most innovative companies of 2020

Crises Control, the global mass notification, multi-channel, communications platform and crisis response solution has been named by GSL Magazine as one of the 20 most innovative companies of 2020. This is just the latest in a series of award wins for Crises Control since it was launched in 2016, including being named by Computing Magazine as the Cloud DR and Continuity Product of the Year and Unified Communications Product of the Year in the Cloud Excellence Awards 2019.

Public Sector, G-Cloud 12 digital marketplace announced

G-Cloud 12 allows all UK public sector organisations to save time and cost in their procurement process by relying on the pre-qualifications and terms of use agreed under the framework. Learn more.

Cloud Excellence Awards 2020 shortlisted for Crises Control

Industry awards are a great way of recognising excellence in product development and an outstanding contribution towards customer success. The Computing Magazine Cloud Excellence Awards recognise the very best of the UK's cloud industry, from the most innovative and compelling products and vendors, through to the top use cases from end-user firms.

CIR Magazine Risk Management Awards 2020 shortlisted for Crises Control

The CIR Magazine Risk Management Awards 2020 celebrate excellence in the field of risk management and are the pinnacle of achievement in the field – recognising the best people, products and programmes in risk management for a decade.

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Covid-19 represents a unique opportunity to win extra funding for business continuity

BC professionals have six months to win extra funding post Covid-19 lockdown.

The unprecedented disruptive impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a unique window of opportunity for business continuity professionals according to new research from the Business Continuity Institute.

Helping organisations with a safe return to work for their employees

The Covid-19 outbreak has amplified the need for fast, insightful and transparent communications during a crisis. It is their communications with employees, stakeholders and customers that is truly defining those organisations that have adapted most effectively to the pandemic.

Crises Control features in Sunday Times

Few would have predicted the catastrophic consequences that the coronavirus has had on business operations, finances, staffing and the wider economy, with the aftershock of the global pandemic felt across nearly every industry. What the last few months have taught businesses, however, is the importance of having robust continuity plans and risk management frameworks in place to help mitigate the impact of any future crises.

Media coverage for Crises Control pandemic toolkit

Crises Control is generating media coverage for its new pandemic response toolkits which allow its customers across the globe to reach out to employees and stakeholders with critical messages and company announcements as offices reopen and furloughed staff return to work.

Crises Control publishes pandemic recovery white paper

The Covid-19 pandemic raises a number of very significant issues for business continuity and even business survival. These issues include employee availability, supply chain disruption and social distancing. As companies return to full operations, they will have to adapt to a new normal with significantly changed business operating models.

BCAW 2020 - We are Stronger Together

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) is the Business Continuity Institute's annual global campaign to raise awareness of the resilience profession and demonstrate the value of effective business continuity management to organizations of all types and sizes.

Crises Control shortlisted twice in BCI European Awards 2020

Crises Control is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted twice in the BCI European Awards 2020, in the categories of Continuity & Resilience Provider and Continuity & Resilience Innovation.