It’s easy to feel like supply chains are getting simpler or shorter, but the onward march of globalisation and international trade has created an interconnected supply chain that is, although rich with opportunity, vulnerable to disruptions.
The idea of children being murdered in the one place we send them every day to learn and grow is sickening to us. Sadly, planning and preparing for this most horrifying of worst-case scenarios is a moral and legal obligation of every school, and the horror must be faced.
The lack of effective business continuity planning by water companies like Thames Water, South Water and South East Water was not just an oversight, but a lack of forethought that left people without the most vital of amenities: water.
No organisation can function without its people. During and after a crisis, it is the resilience of the people that make up an organisation’s community that get it back on its feet and working again.