Plan to cope with a flu pandemic

Chubb, Laura
November 2007
People Management;11/29/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p12
The article looks at the role of human resource (HR) department in business continuity planning and preparing for disasters such as bird flu pandemic in Great Britain. A survey by Healthcare Connections revealed that only 15 per cent of businesses had continuity plans in place for an event such as a major outbreak of the disease. Chris Larkin of CiC said the HR team is going to feel a crisis more than most because it is a major conduit for measuring what is going on in an organisation.


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