Is Business Continuity Getting Left Behind in COVID-19 Planning?
It’s no surprise that the vast majority of companies’ primary business continuity concern is COVID-19. But even with the threat front-and-center, a surprising number of them don’t have a pandemic plan in place.
70% of companies who responded to the International SOS Return to Work survey say their primary BCM concern is a disruption from a second wave outbreak of COVID-19. In implementing a safe return to work, their top priorities are:
That said, 21% of respondents said they did not have a pandemic plan and process in place. And in its “Issues Currently Affecting Continuity of Operations” section, lack of robust BC planning ranked lowest.
Is BCM so secure that it’s not a top-of-mind issue for organizations – or is it being forgotten?