Everyday disruptions cost organizations $268 billion
Unpreparedness for these everyday disruptions
becomes magnified during an emergency, costing
industry millions of dollars for every hour it takes
an employee to be available to their employer. These
costs are magnified during an emergency.
National standards have recognized the personal
resilience gap and have evolved to address a more
dynamic model of planning that addresses needs
before, during and most importantly after an event.
In other words – they have evolved from readiness to
resilience. Two new steps have been added as best
practices to the business continuity planning
Continuity Planning defined: The ability of an
organization to ensure continuity of service and
support for its customers and to maintain its
viability before, during, and after an event.
Your business is likely to experience a major
disruption from things like natural disasters, fire,
power outages or illness of a key member within any
five-year period. When it happens to a small
business, it’s more vulnerable to losing money fast.
As many as 40% do not survive their first
Current and future customers who rely on you and
your employees want to know you have a plan to
survive disasters like these. And as standards
evolve, they increasingly favor companies who can
prove they have prepared.
and easily deploy a family and workforce emergency
planning tool that can be updated when needed at no
your employees complete the program, your company
can earn a Workforce Personal Continuity
Certificate, giving you a competitive advantage you
can use to keep and win more business.
your first steps in complying with PS-Prep Law
requirements in ways that make sense for you today.
So Organizational Resilience depends on the
resilience of the people you rely on.
The Resiliency Institute is proud to offer the
Plans written and reviewed for Small to Medium
Sized Businesses, Non-Profits and Faith Based
Seminars for organizations interested in their
members developing a Personal Continuity Plan.
Develop strategies, partners, processes and
implantation timelines based on FEMA’s Whole