Building collapse has silver lining for Watson Wyatt's disaster plans

Brockett, James
May 2008
People Management;5/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p14
The article reports that disaster planning training at Watson Wyatt has benefited from the successful handling of a crisis situation in the summer of 2007. The consultancy had to evacuate the 475 staff at its London Victoria office in England for eight days last June after two storeys of an adjacent building collapsed, blocking one of the entrances and raising safety fears. Fortunately the firm was well-prepared and put into action a contingency plan.


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