How to create a business continuity plan

Our emergency management and recovery plan template includes 3 plans to help you before, during and after an emergency.

Download the template to create a continuity plan that is tailored to your business. The template steps you through the process of creating your plan with links to extra information if you need it.

Update an existing business continuity plan

If you’ve previously completed a business continuity plan that’s based on our emergency management and recovery plan template, now is a good time to revisit it. The Recovery section outlines steps you can take to help your business recover from an emergency.

Get expert advice

Consider talking to a business adviser to help you through the process of business continuity and recovery. Use our adviser search tool to find an adviser in your area.

Plan how you reopen and stay COVID safe

As restrictions ease, you may be in a position to reopen parts of your business operations.

The National COVID-19 Coordination Commission has created a planning tool that can help you develop a plan to keep your workers, customers and the community safe as you reopen or increase your business activities.

Check out the COVID-19 small business planning tool to help businesses reopen and be COVIDSafe.

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Get tips on how to review your finances.

If you're under coronavirus restrictions, learn how to run your business remotely.