Foresight Matters

Regular podcasts about business planning, risk, resilience and emergency planning. #foresightmatterspodcast

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Tuesday Jan 04, 2022

As an emergency responder, when is right to go against procedures? Does this undermine the contingency planner or is it a necessary requirement? What about the risks surrounding this approach? And ultimately, how should the post-incident accountability processes deal with this issue?
In a wide ranging discussion, David talks to Professor Edward Borodzicz who is an expert academic in this area exploring the issues surrounding "rule breaking" in a crisis situation. Fascinating stuff!

Thursday Jun 17, 2021

On this podcast, David is joined by Mel Gosling from to talk about the importance of business resilience and to "de-mystify" what business continuity is really all about! We focus on how SMEs can easily enhance their resilience and become better businesses just by incorporating some simple principles and planning. Mel provides us with some excellent examples, observations and advice - as well as being incredibly entertaining at the same time!

Wednesday May 19, 2021

On this #foresightmatterspodcast, David is joined by academic, Dr Hugh Deeming, to discuss the concept of stabilisation and its possible place within Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) between "Respond" and "Recover". We also discuss practical applications and the need to consider the opportunity to take forward its development and possible implementation as a formal phase of IEM.
An ideal podcast for those with an interest in emergency management.......

Friday May 07, 2021

Our introductory podcast introduces you to Foresight Matters and our forthcoming series of podcasts. Our first discussion point seeks to urge organizations and businesses to reflect on their experiences during the various Covid-19 lock downs during a period of recovery so that we can all be better prepared for to cope with any future waves of infection or indeed, any future epidemic.

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