Tag Archives: recovery

The book that needed to be written

Most of my working life has been in the macho world of emergency response not considering what happens next. I awaited the publication of Professor Lucy East hope’s book with huge interest and When the Dust Settles did not disappoint. … Continue reading

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When is it over?

A crisis isn’t over when you say it is. The events have to run their course and while you can introduce mitigation and ways to reduce the impact of what has happened there is no magic wand to make things go away. Recovery is not guaranteed to remain. Continue reading

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Getting to the root of the issue

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. I am sure lots of people realise that when they see the infection rates and death toll each day. But the impact of it can be seen in our towns and villages. The … Continue reading

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Moving on

After a year of continued pressure now is the time to make sure your batteries are recharged. If you were an elastic band how stretched do you feel? Continue reading

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Crisis, disaster, incident….what is it?

Some years ago if you had asked me about risk registers, business continuity plans and scenario planning I would probably have rolled my eyes. Continue reading

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We’re back…and a little bit more

Lockdown has started to ease and businesses are stepping up their communication and promotion. It is a tough world that they are reopening into. People are concerned about shopping because of the possible circulation of the virus and also because … Continue reading

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Everywhere and nowhere

I have been listening to a lot of communication professionals talking about the pressure they are under, the long hours they are expected to work and the challenges they are now facing. I can only sympathise. Having dealt with a … Continue reading

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The speed of recovery

There is a lot of discussion about whether we are in recovery yet, are some of us there, are some still in crisis, and what does the future hold? This is the most challenging and complex crisis that the world … Continue reading

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Back to the store

Yesterday was a major step forward for many people. The opening of many stores and shopping centres signalled the arrival of familiar sights. Shopping is now a very different experience that some will grow to accept and others will try … Continue reading

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This is no recovery

We have reached week 12 after lockdown at the end of March and some aspects of the new way of life are becoming more acceptable. I still miss being able to just get up and go wherever I want to … Continue reading

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