Public Sector, COVID-19 and emergency planning: Are you prepared for what will happen next?

The advent of COVID-19 has created significant challenges for emergency planners, above and beyond the more traditional disruptive events that arise.

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Although it was a probable

(grey rhino) A ‘grey rhino’ is a highly probable, high impact yet neglected threat: kin to both the elephant in the room and the improbable and unforeseeable black swan. Grey rhinos are not random surprises, but occur after a series of warnings and visible evidence.

event, COVID-19 is likely to leave a legacy for all of us, but perhaps even moreso, for emergency planners and civil contingency teams. How have you fared, during this time? And are you all set for your onward contingency and resilience journey?

Managing “big-impact” changes during an emergency response

Anyone working in the areas of risk, resilience, emergency planning and civil contingency will know how challenging the last few months have been.

Managing an event that is impacting how you work and your own staff internally, while at the same time upholding your responsibilities under the Civil Contingencies Act, has been a lot to contend with.

On top of that, the nature of a pandemic event has meant there have been regular changes to advice and plans to be catered for in your planning and execution.

When a disruptive event becomes business as usual, change happens

It’s nothing new for public sector organisations to be in the frontline – it’s the same for every business continuity event in the UK that impacts us environmentally, geographically or socially. But the magnitude of this pandemic is resulting in more permanent changes to the way we work in the UK:

Daisy has an efficient solution to help your emergency planning and business continuity so that you can:

  • embrace the lessons learned from the coronavirus
  • adapt to the changes it has brought
  • and give you the agility to manage any complex event with ease

Business Continuity as a Service (BCaaS)

BCaaS uniquely combines our multi-award winning planning tool (Shadow-Planner) with our industry-leading consultancy, to deliver a straightforward, economical solution that creates and manages your emergency planning response, placing the relevant plans directly into the hands of those who need it, when they need it.

Daisy’s BCaaS will manage your entire business continuity programme over a three or five year programme, working with your emergency response teams to support them with the hard work and volume associated with their programme and equipping them for on-going resilience.

  • Delivered by award-winning consultants with more than 100 years of practical experience between them, using award-winning software
  • Peace of mind that your BCM programme is managed by a business continuity management industry leader
  • Painless management and delivery
  • Increased return on investment and reduced cost
  • Budgetary certainty over a three or five-year period

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