Whether it was a fire that brought a halt to a bustling city centre, structural damage to a bridge that diverted 80,000 commuters daily or a 106-mph storm that disrupted 130 flights, the last 12 months have had their share of incidents that kept businesses on their toes and put their revenue at risk.

In honour of the Business Continuity Institute’s Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) 2016, we put together an infographic highlighting some of the biggest threats to business continuity last year. These events include the Holborn fire, Forth Road Bridge closure, Storm Katie and more.

Each year, businesses participate in BCAW to raise awareness about business continuity and resilience following incidents like the ones featured in the infographic. This year’s BCAW is 16-20 May.

We hope that after reviewing the infographic, you’ll think more about how your business can prepare for interruptions. Without a thorough business continuity programme, your business could face consequences such as lost inventory, inaccessible employees, property damage and lost revenue.

Please spread the word as well! Share this infographic on social media with the hashtags #BCAW2016 and #businesscontinuity and mention @ITSpecialistsUK.

UK Top 10 Business Continuity Disasters Infographic

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