How Will Your Business, or Organisation Respond To Crisis? There are many organisations that have no response in place to manage a crisis situation. The fact of the matter is that they’re flying by the seat of their pants, operating under a misguided notion that because nothing bad has happened to them so far, … Read More
21st Century Crisis Management
What is a crisis? I am often asked this question and to be honest there is not one answer as to every organisation a crisis will look, act and feel different. However, the common descriptor that appears in virtually all the reports I’ve read on the phenomenon have described the event as ‘overwhelming.’ The new … Read More
Radicalisation Risk in the UK. A Look at the All Female Terror Cell the ‘Mad Hatters’
Court artist file sketch dated 11/05/17 by Elizabeth Cook of (left to right) Mina Dich, 43, Rizlaine Boular, 21, and Khawla Barghouthi, 20 (Elizabeth Cook/PA) source Recent headlines in the UK have focused on the Mad Hatters Terror Plot and an all female terror cell. In this blog I discuss radicalisation, how people become radicalised … Read More
Reputational Crisis Management. How Well Prepared Is Your Organisation?
Crisis Hits Organisations Hard In February 2018, news broke that Oxfam aid workers had been involved with prostitutes while working for the charity after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The charity was accused of trying to hide the unsavoury incident to avoid tarnishing its reputation. Richard Pendry examines the consequences in this article for Crisis … Read More