let`s describe the company, its main activity is selling books for those
involved in teaching and learning the English language. Founded in 2006, the
bookshop under the name” Carti Engleza” is located on the Lascar Cataragiu boulevard,
no 14 in Bucharest.
purpose of their business continuity plan is:
reduce the probability of a disaster by the adoption of protective measures
ensure that all incidents are managed effectively to minimize disruption and
prevent the risk of damage increase
ensure that aspects of bookshop delivery service are not affected by a major
bookstore stock comprises books, CDs, and school supplies. They are liable to
damage in the Case of: fire, floods, structural collapse, misconduct that can
damage them, theft.
the activity of the bookstore is heavily dependent upon IT systems, the bookshop
management system is used to access publisher and supplier databases, for
electronic ordering of books, and used for finance purposes. Therefore, the IT
staff has the responsibility for the maintenance and recovery of IT network, systems
and hardware in case something happens to them.
the Induction process of new employees they are provided with basic training in
fire evacuation procedures, books handling and other codes of practices within
the bookshop. Information about the evacuation of the building is provided
through a small building evacuation plan located on the back of all office
doors. In the case of fire or structural collapse or any other event that
requires immediate evacuation of the building, the fire alarm should be rung alerting
the emergency services who will take control of the situation.
case of major damage of the building, the following activities are provided in
the business continuity plan: finding a temporary location, handling the
insurance claim, transportation of unaffected assets to the temporary location,
keeping communication with key stakeholders and employ additional staff for the