Continuity Shop is a family-owned, UK-based firm with a global presence. Since their establishment in 2004, they have provided exceptional training and consultancy services in business continuity to some of the world's largest organizations. As a Founding Partner of the BCI Partnership, multiple BCI Award Winners, and inaugural members of the BCI Hall of Fame, they have built an unrivaled foundation of expertise and credibility in the industry.

Why is business continuity training important for professionals/organizations in your region and what are the current regional risks/threats to organizations?

Business continuity training has never been more essential for organizations. Developing the skills and knowledge required to make an organization resilient is vital to effectively respond to and manage disruptions, build customer and stakeholder confidence, reduce costs, and comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Cybersecurity threats, supply chain disruptions, extreme weather events, health crises, utility failures, and terrorism and security threats are ever-present in the current landscape.

What are the benefits of professional training/qualifications for career advancement? 

Professional qualifications are the best way to provide enhanced knowledge, credibility, career opportunities, salary advancement, promotional potential, and professional growth.



Innovation Forum,
Frederick Road,
Salford M6 6FP

Meet the Instructors

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    Scott Carver FBCI

    Scott Carver, AFBCI, CBCI (Merit), is a Business Continuity Management and Crisis Communications/ Media Management advisor and practitioner to global and national corporations. Educated by the Business Continuity Institute, Emergency Planning Society and International Consortium for Organisational Resilience, Scott works with Public & Private sector organisations to analyse, design, implement, validate and embed Business Continuity Management programmes ensuring they are best prepared ahead of Major Incidents occurring.

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    Stephen Nuttall


    Presenting in Careers Corner: Question Time: An opportunity to discuss with a panel of BC professionals & Your Career: How to keep it moving in the right direction


    Stephen Nuttall is a Fellow of the BCI, having been a member since 2000, and is also a BCI approved trainer and a certified ISO22301 lead auditor. Stephen is a former CIR BC Industry Personality of the Year and he is currently the Chair of the BCI’s North West (England) Forum. Stephen holds a post-graduate certificate in Management Coaching and is an approved BCI mentor. 


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    David Window MBCI

    David Window has been one of our trainers for nearly ten years. His classes regularly achieve exceptional pass rates for the Business Continuity Institute’s Good Practice Guidelines modules courses. His working background covers both public and private sector and he has international experience working in West Africa, Eastern Europe and Australia.  His career has primarily been in the utilities industry within which he became a graduate member of the chartered institute of purchasing and supply (MCIPS) and a certificated member of the Institute of Risk Management (CIRM) and through certification a member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI). 




 Courses Available



Introduction to Business Continuity Training Course

Designing and Delivering Effective Exercises Training Course

Incident Response and Crisis Management Training Course