Business continuity plans still not being put in place

Alarming research from Axa has revealed 46% of businesses do not have a business continuity plan.

The insurer said this is a worrying statistic because 17% of businesses claim to have been affected by a disaster in the past and that just over one in five of these companies took longer than a week to recover. In addition, around 8% claimed it took them more than six months before they were up and running again.

Doug Barnett, risk control strategy manager at Axa said: "Businesses face a number of

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