Planning for the unforeseen!

During these unusual times we have all realised that we cannot plan for every eventuality, but we can help by being prepared. How we react to sudden events is our choice and our decision. Situations can come out of the blue just like Covid-19 did, but unexpected events can take many forms – a technology shift in your market, an unsolicited offer to buy the company or something more personal like divorce, […]

Contingency plan

A quick guide to contingency plans

Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely, partly out of boredom, partly because he does not really know what the term ‘contingency plan’ means – ‘just another piece of Management-Speak, if you ask me….’ And if such advice is being properly followed by […]

Why do a contingency plan?

Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely… But if such advice is being properly followed by most, how come so many businesses fall by the wayside when the going gets tough? The answer, sadly, is that many business […]