Month: December 2019

911 Emergency number to use when you travel abroad


If you’re in an emergency situation abroad, you’ll need to know to connect the police, an ambulance, or even the fire department. Not every country uses “911” as its emergency contact number, as we do in the United States.

Here’s is a handy list of emergency contact numbers in foreign countries. Write down-or – save in your cell phone – the numbers used at your travel destination. Hopefully you’ll never you’ll never need to use these, but it’s worth knowing the number just in case.

Intertek Shares Building Resilience: ISO Standards

Building resilience: ISO standard for business continuity just updated

By Clare Naden on 31 October 2019 Share on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues or cyber-attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence.