Belfast City Centre Management hold regular Emergency Planning seminars alongside Belfast City Council, PSNI and other emergency services. Belfast Emergency Preparedness Group brings together over 65 different agencies who work together to plan how to help the public in an emergency. More information on Belfast City Council's role can be found here.
It is important that businesses within Belfast are ready for emergencies and know what they can do in advance to be better prepared. The last seminar was held on Monday 5th June 2017 and the presentation is available to download here.
There is also information available on reducing cyber risk with can be viewed here.
The PSNI have produced an advisory document for security managers focusing on crowded places/town and city centre locations. This document can be downloaded here.
Business Continuity Planning
Employers have a responsibility for the safety and security of their staff. All businesses should have arrangements in place to deal with the impact of a major incident or disaster. To help local businesses to prepare for emergencies Belfast City Council have produced a template site specific plan which you can use to develop your internal emergency or major incident plan. Businesses who wish to create their own Business Continuity Plan can view the template here.
Belfast Resilience and its members run regular business continuity events for local businesses. If you or your staff would like to attend the next event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also find guidance on preparing your business for emergencies on the NI Business Info website.