Business Continuity Plan Template
Having a compliant and effective Business Continuity Plan Template means that you can document the mandatory disaster recovery procedures quickly and efficiently. A BCP is an essential business document regardless of your size and scope. It safeguards the business, its reputation and its customers. Information security goes above and beyond having a robust recovery plan. If you are looking for additional ISMS policies, browse our comprehensive Information Security Toolkit.
Business Continuity Planning (or Disaster Recovery) involves the processes, controls, policies and procedures that enable a company to recovery in the event of an incident. It is essential for all companies that they can continue to trade following any natural or human-induced disaster or situation. A BCP documents the possible incidents that could occur and the tools and measures a business can and will use to recover.
About the Business Continuity Plan Template
Areas Covered in the Policy Template
- Plan and Distribution Access
- Policy Statement
- Purpose & Scope
- Disaster Recovery Plan
- Distribution List
- Business Impact Analysis
- Critical Functions & Processes Checklist
- Critical Function Assessment & Recovery Process
- Non-Critical Functions
- Specific Disaster Scenarios
- Recovery Contact Lists
- Employee Contact List
- Key Suppliers Contact List
- Utility Company Contact List
- Office & Alternate Physical Locations
- Emergency Pack
- Updates & Annual Review
- Actions and Expenses Log
- Template Customisation Guidance
- 15-Page Business Continuity Plan Template
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