Business Continuity Self-assessment:
BS ISO 22301

Business Continuity Self-assessment: BS 25999

BSI’s Business Continuity Self-assessment tool provides expert guidance on how to assess your BCMS across multiple sites and assign responsibilities to multiple users, while systematically working you through your business continuity management system (BCMS).

Many organizations consider themselves prepared for interruptions, only to discover shortcomings at the last minute. The Business Continuity Self-assessment tool gives you the confidence you need to know that you are fully prepared for the worst.

The tool allows organizations to:

  • Save time through a smarter review approach of their BCMS
  • Access guidance throughout the BCMS design process
  • Create a powerful framework for assessing BCMS effectiveness
  • Identify elements that are working well and those that are not
  • Compare across different departments for benchmarking purposes

The Business Continuity Self-assessment tool contains questions taking you through each clause of the international standard BS ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management Requirements. With answer and comment fields to document compliance, it provides expert guidance with direct links to the relevant sections of BS ISO 22301 and guidance on how to meet these requirements.

How do I use the Business Continuity Self-assessment Tool?

You can use Business Continuity Self-assessment to work logically through the requirements of BS ISO 22301.This clever compilation literally ensures you’ve ticked all the right boxes!

You will find help on specific requirements, including contextual help and guidance for each question. Once you’ve answered the questions, you can then use the self-assessment tool to generate various automatic reports. These include:

  • Summary report – including graphs showing progress towards completion.
  • Detailed report – showing the list of questions plus answers and comments.
  • Customized reports - design your own reports to show only what you need, e.g. outstanding actions or unanswered questions

What to do next

Find out more / Make an enquiry

  • Download the BCM brochure to learn more
  • Email: info@bsigroup.com with your details
  • Tel: +44 845 086 9001 to talk to a sales representative

The Absolute Auditing Tool

Grasp the ability to allocate responsibilities to colleagues with time schedules and manage user access to sensitive information. This self-assessment tool provides the means to create instant reports based on your BCMS. This means you can document improvements over time, view differences in compliance between departments and sites whilst identifying gaps in your BCMS - all at a glance!

The revised kit includes:

  • The market leading Business Continuity standards - BS 25999: Part 1 & Part 2
  • BS ISO 22301, which supersede BS 25999-2
  • Additional self-assessment questionnaires around BS ISO 22301
  • Reports to identify gaps, strengths and weaknesses
  • Guidance publication for each requirement of BS ISO 22301
  • Means to create instant reports based on your BCMS

Updated online library to include well respected guidance from BSI such as:

What to do next

Find out more / Make an enquiry

  • Download the BCM brochure to learn more
  • Email: info@bsigroup.com with your details
  • Tel: +44 845 086 9001 to talk to a sales representative

Why subscribe to BSI's Business Continuity Self-assessment tool?

  • Business Continuity Self-assessment saves time by allowing you to work smarter as you review your business continuity management system (BCMS)
  • It guides the design of your business continuity management system (BCMS) from strategy to operations and external audit following the latest international requirements standard
  • The tool allows you to assess your organization as a whole or break it down into separate divisions, departments or units
  • It provides guidance throughout the BCMS design process, including tips for improving performance
  • Create a powerful framework for reviewing and assessing the system’s effectiveness under pressure
  • Identify elements that are working well but also elements needing attention or missing altogether
  • Business Continuity Self-assessment enables you to compare different parts of your organization for benchmarking purposes
  • It provides cost-effective expert guidance and presents an easy-to-use tool for in-house staff to work with at the time that suits them best
  • Smooth the path towards certification

What to do next

Find out more / Make an enquiry

  • Download the BCM brochure to learn more
  • Email: info@bsigroup.com with your details
  • Tel: +44 845 086 9001 to talk to a sales representative

Discover how your organization can benefit from BSI’s Business Continuity Self-assessment tool without paying a thing. Get your free trial today!

What to do next

Find out more / Make an enquiry

  • Download the BCM brochure to learn more
  • Email: info@bsigroup.com with your details
  • Tel: +44 845 086 9001 to talk to a sales representative

The purpose of BS ISO 22301 the standard is to specify the requirements for setting up and managing an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) for any type or size of organization.

BS ISO 22301 provides immediate access to the requirements of a BCMS that will enable your organization to prepare for disruptive incidents that might otherwise prevent it from achieving its objectives.

The standard can be used to assess an organization’s ability to meet its own continuity needs and obligations and establish a business continuity management policy that provides a framework for implementing effective business continuity arrangements.

This standard allows you to:

  • Identify crucial risk factors already affecting your organisation
  • Understand your organization’s needs and obligations
  • Establish, implement and maintain your BCMS
  • Measure your organization’s overall capability to manage disruptive incidents
  • Guarantee conformity with stated business continuity policy

Want an easier way to implement BS ISO 22301? Download your free transition guide today! 

What to do next

Find out more / Make an enquiry

  • Download the BCM brochure to learn more
  • Email: info@bsigroup.com with your details
  • Tel: +44 845 086 9001 to talk to a sales representative

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