ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System Standard

What is ISO 22301 Business Continuity?

Business continuity is the planning and preparation of a company to make sure it overcomes serious incidents or disasters and resumes its normal operations within a reasonably short period.

 

Typical disasters that business continuity covers natural disasters including fires, floods, accidents caused by people, server crashes or virus infections, insolvency of key suppliers, and negative media campaigns.

The 3 key elements consist of:

  • Resilience
  • Recovery
  • Contingency

The Process

STEP 1

Pre-Assesment

We review your existing management systems in relation to requirements of the relevant standards for certification.

STEP 2

Stage 1 Audit

A review of your management system(s) documentation is undertaken as the first step in the certification process.

STEP 3

Certification Audit

The Certification Audit is conducted on site to verify that you have implemented the management system across your organisation.

STEP 4

Years 2 & 3: Certification Maintenance

We will conduct an annual Surveillance Audit to check the ongoing implementation of management systems across your organisation.

The Benefits

Some of the key benefits of the ISO 22301 standard consists of:

Protect assets, turnover and profits

Ensure continuity of business operations

Increase competitive advantage and enhance corporate regulation

Meet legal and regulatory requirements

Obtain an independent assessment of your security posture

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