Clear, consistent, and timely communication is crucial in managing disaster response efforts and emergencies. Without proper communication, misinformation and miscommunication can flourish and result in injury or fatalities.
Organisations understand that to continue business travel post-pandemic they must incorporate thorough preparation and detailed planning ahead of any future trips.
Several months of lockdown and isolation can cause damage to our psychological and mental health. Mental health challenges are expected to be far more commonplace in the post-COVID-19 world, and they can have a significant impact on employee productivity and engagement. As companies discuss the possibilities and solutions associated with re-entering the workplace, they must consider the stress and anxiety the recent pandemic has put on their workforce.
Critical events, like severe weather, significant security events or significant supply chain disruptions, are unavoidable within a business. Still, organisations can work towards reducing the impacts of critical events through preparation.
Business continuity planning creates systems to sustain or recover ‘critical business activity’ in response to significant disruption. Pre COVID-19 it’s likely that crisis management and business continuity didn’t appear on the radar for many organisations as a priority. Over the past year, however, many companies have had their policies stress tested and many are now implementing and updating business continuity plans.