Critical Incident & Business Continuity Plan
This North Essex Multi-Academy Trust Critical Incident and Business Continuity (CIBC) Plan should be read in conjunction with individual academy’s evacuation plans and emergency procedures that deal with the immediate response to an emergency. This plan deals with no-notice disruptions most likely to occur: loss of premises (through fire, flood etc); loss of utilities (electricity, gas, water, fuel); failure of IT and telephony; failure of supply; staff shortage; issues such as pandemic ‘flu. It also deals with the list (not exhaustive) at Appendix I – The Risk Identification, Evaluation and Management Matrix.
The impact of any serious disruption may manifest itself in terms of: delivery of education, safety/welfare, financial consequences; a serious incident on a school trip; reputation damage; environmental consequences.