As most workers who are able to have now settled into working from home arrangements, one of the most significant challenges facing organisations at present is Business Continuity Management (BCM). Our recent article discusses Business Continuity Management and some of the issues that should be addressed in any organisation’s BCM plan. This article seeks to discuss the risks to business continuity posed by COVID-19.
Finding ways to continue delivering services while subject to social distancing has led to the most significant changes to employment since the second World War. While being forced to work from home has had its challenges, the most difficult ones facing employers may be around what measures they need to take for their business to survive and how that impacts on retaining staff.