Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Businesses Are Not Testing Their Emergency Plans

Businesses who want to test their ability to survive a crisis like a major fire, power cut or a flu epidemic can make use of free resources from the Bedfordshire and Luton Local Resilience Forum (BLLRF) during Business Continuity Awareness Week (16-20 March).

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Branch Line Training launches new fire safety course

Branch Line Training is launching a new nationally recognised Fire Risk Assessment NPORS course in the New Year.    The course is designed  to enable individuals carry out fire risk assessments and is aimed at health and safety officers, site managers, supervisors and fire wardens.

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Would Bedfordshire Businesses Survive Disaster?

Two thirds of Bedfordshire businesses have no plan in place should they suffer a major catastrophe like fire, flooding or severe weather, research released by the Bedfordshire and Luton Local Resilience Forum (BLLRF) has found. This means their competitors could profit from their problems if disaster struck. However help is at hand during Business Continuity Awareness Week (18-22 March 2013) and creating a plan is simple and quick and would help local companies to keep in business and protect jobs.

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