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Discover the Benefits of ISO 22301 with Our Consultancy Services

ISO 22301 is an internationally recognised standard for business continuity management systems. It provides organisations with a framework to effectively prepare for, respond to, and recover from disruptive incidents.

Why Choose ISO 22301?

Enhanced Business Resilience:
ISO 22301 certification demonstrates your organisation's commitment to business resilience. It enables you to effectively manage potential disruptions and ensure the continuity of critical business operations.

Global Recognition: ISO 22301 is widely recognised and respected, providing assurance to clients, partners, and stakeholders that your organisation has implemented robust measures to mitigate risks and maintain operational continuity.

Our ISO 22301 Services

At Critical Path, we offer comprehensive ISO 22301 consultancy and training services tailored to your unique needs. Our experienced consultants provide the expertise and resources necessary to help you achieve ISO 22301 certification and excel in business continuity management.

Business Impact Analysis: Identify critical business functions and assess potential risks and impacts.

Business Continuity Plan Development: Create tailored plans to ensure continuity during disruptive incidents.

Emergency Response Planning: Develop effective strategies to respond to emergencies and protect your people and assets.

Crisis Management Planning: Establish protocols to effectively manage crises and maintain business operations.

Business Continuity Training: Equip your team with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage business continuity practices.

Business Continuity Management System: Ensure the resilience and continuity of your organisation with our comprehensive BCMS service.

Internal Audit Support: Conduct thorough audits to assess compliance and identify areas for improvement.

Third-party Preparedness Audit: Prepare for external audits by conducting comprehensive readiness assessments.

Becoming ISO 22301 Certified With Critical Path

Step 1: Preparation

Preparing for ISO 22301 certification requires careful planning and thorough preparation. Investing time and effort in getting ready will significantly contribute to the success of your certification journey. To kickstart this process, it is crucial to designate a dedicated individual as your primary contact for the application process. We offer outsourced support, serving as your trusted consultant throughout the certification process.

Step 1: Preparation

Step 2: Documentation

The next step in achieving ISO 22301 certification is gathering the documentation that outlines your organisation's response to various unexpected events such as natural disasters, cyber-attacks, pandemics, and more. It is vital to adapt these documents to suit your specific business requirements. Our experienced team can assess your current documentation and develop tailored materials to fill any information gaps.

Step 2: Documentation

Step 3: Implement Changes

Revamping your internal documentation and implementing operational changes are often necessary steps to effectively respond to and recover from disruptions. The primary objective of ISO 22301 is to enable organisations to minimise the impact of disruptions on operations, customers, and stakeholders. Our experienced team is dedicated to guiding you through implementing changes.

Step 3: Implement Changes

Step 4: Training and Awareness

Our training sessions are designed to keep your team informed of any updates and changes related to ISO 22301. We ensure a smooth transition towards achieving certification by providing the necessary knowledge and tools to implement and maintain an effective business continuity management system.

Step 4: Training and Awareness

Step 5: Internal Audit

We will assist you in conducting a pre-audit of your documents. This ensures that you are fully compliant with all the requirements of ISO 22301. Our team has a track record of delivering work of the highest standard, and our clients have never failed a third-party UKAS or non-UKAS verification audit. We strive for excellence in every aspect of our work, and our pre-audit services are designed to enhance your readiness and confidence for the official audit.

Step 5: Internal Audit

Step 6: Certification Audit

The final step in the ISO 22301 certification process is the audit conducted by an independent auditing body. We understand the importance of an unbiased assessment to ensure the integrity and credibility of the certification. Our consultants will guide you through the entire process, helping you establish a robust business continuity management system in preparation for your external audit. 

Step 6: Certification Audit

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Who we work with

With over 15 years of experience, Critical Path has assisted over 800 clients in various sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, construction, healthcare, oil and gas, commercial cleaning, aerospace, utilities, railway, and transport. We specialise in providing comprehensive ISO 22301 consultancy services to help organisations develop and manage effective business continuity management systems. 

Our tailored solutions address industry-specific challenges, enabling organisations to safeguard their reputations and maintain essential services during unforeseen disruptions. From conducting comprehensive gap analyses to developing documentation and processes and conducting training programs, we empower organisations to enhance their resilience and readiness. 

What are the benefits of ISO 22301?

ISO 22301 is a globally recognised business continuity standard applicable to almost every business sector worldwide. Achieving ISO 22301 certification offers numerous advantages for your organisation, including safeguarding your profits and assets and mitigating the potential for extensive damage in the face of disruptions.

By implementing ISO 22301, you demonstrate a proactive approach to effectively planning for resilience in the face of future incidents. This not only strengthens your organisation's ability to withstand disruptions but also saves valuable time and resources.

Enhanced Business Resilience: Implementing ISO 22301 enables your organisation to anticipate and effectively respond to disruptions, minimising their impact on your operations and ensuring the continuity of critical functions.

Improved Risk Management: ISO 22301 promotes a systematic approach to identifying, analysing, and managing risks, helping you enhance your organisation's overall risk management capabilities.

Safeguarding Reputation: ISO 22301 certification signals to your stakeholders, customers, and partners that your organisation has implemented robust business continuity measures, reinforcing their confidence in your ability to deliver uninterrupted services.

Cost Reduction: Effective business continuity planning leads to cost savings by minimising potential financial losses caused by disruptions, reducing downtime, and optimising recovery processes.

Compliance and Regulatory Alignment: ISO 22301 ensures your organisation meets legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements related to business continuity, mitigating the risk of non-compliance and associated penalties.

Customer Confidence: ISO 22301 certification demonstrates your commitment to meeting customer expectations and ensuring the continuity of services, enhancing customer trust and satisfaction.

Achieve ISO 22301 with Critical Path: Your Trusted ISO Consultancy Partner

Whether you are considering adopting ISO 22301 or already have a business continuity management system in place, our team is here to support you every step of the way. We offer a comprehensive range of resources and training courses to help you achieve your desired objectives.

Our ISO 22301 consultancy services are tailored to your specific needs, providing you with a simplified and streamlined process. Our experienced ISO consultants will work closely with you to develop an effective business continuity management system that is customised to your organisation.

Do you face the following challenges?

  • Are your business continuity procedures and methods effective?
  • Have you defined the requirements for an ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)?
  • Have you determined how to effectively safeguard your organisation's assets, turnover, and profits?
  • Do you have any gaps in your Business Continuity policies, processes, and procedures?
  • Are you struggling with internal audits for ISO 22301?

Overcome the challenges of business continuity and achieve ISO 22301 excellence with the assistance of our experienced team. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you meet and maintain ISO 22301 requirements and enhance your organisation's resilience in the face of disruptions.

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