Not everyone gets the chance to down tools around Christmas and New Year, but if you're lucky enough to get some time away from work, here are a few tips on making sure things run as smoothly as they can while you're taking a break.
An emergency is inevitable, a crisis doesn’t have to be
Communications professionals, emergency planners and operational staff in Government and the emergency services all know that planning for an emergency is vital, but many organisations don’t plan proactively, they wait until the inevitable and become reactive.
So, you’ve set up your social accounts, and your online community is growing.
You’ve found that some posts have had loads of likes or retweets. You’ll have found that some have had none or hardly any.
Those who have worked in communications for the emergency services or public safety may have heard about the ‘golden hour’. It’s actually a term given in training for first aiders about administering crucial treatment within the first hour of an incident so that chances of survival are greatly increased.