Businesses must brace themselves for Swine pandemic

Broking giant Marsh has urged businesses to update their continuity and crisis management plans in case the outbreak of Swine Flu worsens.

In a document outlining the potential risks to the business community, the broker warned of the potential effects of the outbreak on the travel and leisure industries.

Marsh said: "While many firms have procedures or plans for emergencies that impact on business continuity and/or crisis management, they may not adequately cover a situation involving communica