Entries tagged: Disaster Recovery

Remote Working Update

We’ve covered a few topics related to remote working recently, so now seems like a good time to summarise them and remind you how Callagenix can help during these unusual times.

First of all,…


Let’s stay in touch

It’s the middle of March and whilst normally that means rejoicing at the start of spring and planning summer holidays, this year is different. This year the talk is about self isolation, about protecting family…




Self-isolating and working from home

Our last article ‘It never rains but it pours’ looked at one aspect of continuity planning; focusing on the aftermath of flooding. Whilst those floods still seem to be prevalent across swathes of the country,…


The Advantages of Working From Home

This week the country has been dealing with the aftermath of Storm Dennis.

We’ve seen heartbreaking pictures of houses and businesses devastated by the rising flood water.

Hopefully the high waters will soon ease…


It never rains but it pours

As Storm Dennis pounded down on already saturated fields and rivers the old saying to the effect that it never rains but it pours has never seemed more apt. Following on from an already wet…





When your phone stops working

How long could your business cope without telephone access? Depending on the nature of your business the first hour or so of being without a phone might see beneficial. As you get your head down…


Stormy times ahead – be prepared

As Storm Callum roars onward into the history books leaving flooding and devastation in its wake there is little doubt that autumn has arrived in force. Will it finish up as a season of mists…


Back to school

September is here and those placards and posters which have been foretelling doom all summer long have now come true!  It’s ‘back to school’ time.

For parents that means the trauma of sorting…


999: Saving lives for 80 years

On 30 June 2017 the 999 service celebrated its eightieth birthday. The oldest emergency telephone service in the world came about following a fire in a doctor’s surgery in 1935 in which five people perished.…


Three Things To Consider This Spring

It’s been an eventful week around the world. With everything going on, it’s easy to get distracted by the day to day stuff and not take a longer term view.

New Call Overflow Guide Added

We just wanted to let you know we've added a new guide to the site.

It's about your options for dealing with call overflow (i.e. too many calls) and how our services can help…




How To Create Your Telephone Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Plan

Your disaster recovery / business continuity plan will require a lot of thought if it’s to be a good one.

Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity PlanAre You Ready For Disaster?

With the recent deadly storms across Europe and Australia, now is a good time to take another look at your disaster recovery / business continuity plans.

Could Your Business Benefit From An Information Line?

The Information Line service is a straightforward service your business could benefit from using.

It is simply a recorded message of any length you can update as often as you need.




Planning Continuity

If the predictions are borne out by the reality then Hurricane Patricia may soon be going down in the annals of history for all the wrong reasons. With winds of 200 mph, this hurricane is…


Business Continuity - Whatever the Weather

The hottest July day on record followed by thunderstorms and torrential rain, Operation Stack bringing traffic chaos to the south-east of England; the first days of July are certainly making an impact on business life.…


Interacting Online with SMS Texts

Ofcom research has revealed that the average adult now claims to spend over twenty hours a week online. Driven by the use of tablets and smartphones, this represents a doubling of online time over the…


Mitigating Disaster With a Continuity Plan

London Fire Brigade has reported that the fire which raged for 36 hours in Holborn at the beginning of April was caused by an electrical fault which then fractured a gas main, further fuelling the…


Testing Business Continuity Plans

With winter’s icy grip holding sway across large sections of the UK, it is a fair bet that there are a number of business continuity plans being well and truly tested as employees are unable…


Communicating in a Crisis

Compared to previous winters, this one (at the time of writing at least) has been comparatively benign. Yes we have had the ‘weather bomb’ but it was fairly short lived and certainly nothing like as…


Communicating in an Emergency

The Business Continuity Institute has announced the results of a survey into emergency communication planning. The survey concentrated on mid to large sized entities but the lessons in respect of the importance of planning are…


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Remote Working Update

We’ve covered a few topics related to remote working recently, so now seems like a good time to summarise them and remind you how Callagenix can help during these unusual…...Read more

Let’s stay in touch

When your people are working from home it is vital that those personal links forged in day to day office interactions are retained. Pick up the phone and call....Read more