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Business continuity and emergency management

Find out about business continuity planning and emergency management

Business continuity

A Business Continuity plan will help you spot risks and make sure you have a strategy in place to recover quickly from any unplanned interruptions to your business, such as:

  • Your premises becoming inaccessible due to flooding or fire
  • Critical members of staff being absent for longer than expected
  • IT systems and/or telephone becoming unavailable for a long time

Writing a Business Continuity plan will improve your response to a major incident. Should the worst happen, you’ll be able to get back to business quickly, limiting any financial or reputational damage. 

We provide information and advice on business continuity planning in partnership with the Local Resilience Forum, Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland (LLR) Prepared.

The LLR Prepared website has advice which can help you to identify the key products and services within your business.

By identifying these and the staff that you’d need to support your business you can create a plan to mitigate risks and recover quickly from any disruption. 

Business continuity advice (LLR Prepared)

For more advice and information contact the Business Continuity Team:

Email: businesscontinuity@leics.gov.uk 
Phone: 0116 305 5400

Emergency management

The Emergency Management Team is part of the LLR Resilience Partnership Team. It is responsible for ensuring that all local authorities within Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland are able to respond to major incidents and meet their responsibilities under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

This includes producing and maintaining the following plans:

  • Major Incident Plan
  • Emergency Centre Plans
  • Evaluation Plans
  • Pipeline Plan
  • Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Plans

LLR Prepared provides information on preparing for and responding to emergencies 

For more information contact the Emergency Management Team:

Email: emergencymanagement@leics.gov.uk
Phone: 0116 305 6101

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