Emergency Planning

Business Continuity Management and Fuel Shortages

All organisations rely to some extent on fuel; be it getting your staff to work, distributing your product or providing your service.

The availability of fuel within the UK is generally very good; however there have been examples within recent years of brief disruptions to supply, both on a regional and national basis.

A disruption could be caused by a number of factors, including scarcity of supply, a technical problem with part of the fuel supply infrastructure, industrial action or public protest.

The following document provided by the Cabinet Office gives some guidance and provides a checklist for businesses to consider whilst preparing business continuity arrangements.

Business Continuity Management and Fuel Shortages (PDF 121K)