Business Continuity Plan Template

“Why Do Thousands of Businesses Trust Our Business Continuity Plan Template?”

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Read On to Find Out Why our Business Continuity Plan Template is unique and popular…

Have your Business Continuity Plan ready to go in hours without spending thousands even tens of thousands of dollars. Create a comprehensive Business Continuity Plan without all the hard work.

Everything you need (fully customizable to your business) to meet audit requirements (ISO 22301:2012, Sarbanes-Oxley, ITIL, HIPAA, BS25999,ISO 17799/27001, NCUA/FFIEC, and more) all in one place.

A contingency plan that is simple and easy to follow.

You’ll be delighted at the step by step instructions. It’s easy to understand.

This step-by-step ‘fill in the blanks’ business continuity plan template is guaranteed to save you time and thousands of dollars in consultancy fees.

Just some of the benefits of using our template to create your business continuity plan:

  • An easy to use Microsoft Word® template – no training necessary!
  • Logical and simple to follow
  • Plenty of sample plan information, diagrams, flowcharts and checklists!
  • Available for instant download – get started on your BCP today
  • Easy to understand instructions – no experience required!
  • Free and unlimited support from expert business continuity consultants
  • No wasted time learning a complicated software package
  • Plenty of ‘Tips & Tricks’ provided to help you complete your plan quickly
  • Meets compliance requirements
  • No surprise ongoing fees or support charges
  • Fully customizable
  • Save thousands of dollars in consultancy fees
  • The first and only template created by a Certified Business Continuity Vendor (DRII)
  • Zero Risk – 100% satisfaction money back guarantee!

Express BCP is the Business Continuity Plan Template used by thousands of organizations…

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You can save weeks or even months of development time and put together a Business Continuity Plan that will impress everyone in your company.  It’s written by Certified Business Continuity Planning Professionals (DRII), and comes with FREE lifetime support.


And for a very limited time, when you purchase Express BCP we will give you the following templates as a FREE bonus:

  • Table-Top exercise template
  • Business Impact Analysis Questionnaire
  • Threat and Risk Assessment template
  • Test and Exercise Project Plan template (Microsoft Project format)
  • Pandemic Plan template
  • Business Continuity Management Policy and Guidelines template


‘With our Template, and the sample information included, you can Create a Professional Business Continuity Plan in less than one day!’

Easy-to-Use! All fields requiring your specific company information are easy to locate and we’ve included plenty of helpful tips and information making the template simple to use.

Here’s what Bob, CEO of TADWA, had to say about Express BCP:

The information and templates were perfect to suit our requirements as it was simply a matter of working through them and modifying for our purposes, all achieved within a manageable and short timeframe.

TADWAs board, senior management team and I are now confident that should the need arise we have an effective disaster recovery plan in place, that would enable our organisation to resume operations and services within a short period of time. TADWA highly recommends the Express BCP package to any organization or company.

Kind Regards

Bob Whitaker

Chief Executive Officer

Technology Assisting Disability WA (TADWA)

Express BCP is a Business Continuity template of the highest quality and will assist you meet your organizations administrative, operational and compliance requirements.

Suitable for all industries:

  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Automotive and Transport Equipment
  • Banking
  • Chemicals
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software and Services
  • Consumer Product Manufacture
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Drink, and Tobacco Production
  • Health Products and Services
  • Insurance
  • Leisure
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Non-Profit (contact us for special discounts)
  • Public Sector
  • Real Estate
  • Retailing
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport and Logistics
  • And More

Save time with the pre-formatted template; fill-in the blanks and you’re ready to print!

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Is your business one of the many that know they need a business continuity plan, but have never had the resources or expertise to create one?

Do you already have a business continuity plan? Perhaps it’s out of date and you’re not sure it contains the right information?

Our template is your answer – step by careful step, word by word, paragraph by paragraph, and page by page, our template empowers you to plan for any crisis that your business suffers.

You will enjoy that our plan is designed in a logical and flowing manner, with the plan containing Six parts that provide easy navigation, making it simple to update and maintain as your business and business continuity requirements change over time.

Detailed text, samples, diagrams, flowcharts, checklists and handy help information!

Here’s an overview of the Business Continuity Plan Template:

Part One: Make Sure You Get A Good Captain: Can you imagine a ship surviving a severe thunderstorm without a captain? Of course not. And it’s no different when your business is hit with a disaster.

That’s why this section is focused on defining roles so you know exactly who has the authority to invoke the plan. (and who is second and third in command if that person is unavailable).

This gets rid of all the little decisions and ensures all the key people are clear on their roles and responsibilities in the event of a disaster.

Part Two: Be prepared by understanding exactly what the plan is designed to do. What is included and what is excluded. What are the vulnerabilities of the plan, if any?

This section ensures the critical functions of the business continuity process are prioritized.

Part Three: Management Structure: Clearly identify what everyones role is in the event of an emergency in a detailed organizational chart.

Part Four: Immunize your business against chaos by clearly outlining what the essential and specific items are that everyone needs to do.

For example, the IT manager may need to send the back up tapes to the recovery site. The CEO may be in charge of dealing with the media, someone else may be in charge of securing the disaster site, etc

Part Five: Automatically keep everyone focused and calm with precise process maps which walk you through the end to end process and the decision steps that need to be taken into consideration.

Crisis Time Line

Figure – Business Continuity Crisis Timeline

(One of the many diagrams from within the template)

Part Six: Project Plan Every Minute Step-By-Step: Who needs to redirect the phone lines? Deal with the telecommunications centre? Manage the media? Transfer the fax lines? Co-ordinate the command center (back up offices)? Who will make sure there are plenty of computers, phones, desks, etc?

Can you see what sort of problems it would cause if you had no plan?

Part Seven: Step By Step Checklists including:

  • Contact List: So you have the contact details and phone numbers of everyone you need in the event of a disaster.
  • Backup Data: Ensuring your backup data is available and how to retrieve it quickly.
  • Alternative Office Setup: This ensures you can quickly get up and running in an alternative office so you don’t lose thousands of dollars in wasted wages, lost customers and down time. It also ensures you have all the resources you need.
  • Media Crisis Management: Exactly how to manage the media and beat them at their own game, so they don’t embarrass your company and ruin your reputation.


  • Contact Details
  • Critical System Recovery
  • Retrieve Offsite Information and Data
  • Command Center Operations
  • Detailed IT Recovery Procedures
  • Detailed Telephony Recovery/Redirection Procedures
  • Media & Communication Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Impact Analysis Process
  • Event Logs

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Free and Super Fast support from experienced business continuity planning experts.

We know that writing a plan can sometimes prompt some tricky questions, that’s why our certified business continuity planners are available (for free) to provide you with all the support you ever need:

  • Simply pick up the phone and call us.
  • Email us! – A fast reply seven days a week, 365 days per year.
  • Detailed help information, tips, tricks and samples throughout the templates.

We’ve spent 13 years perfecting our templates. Over 2000 companies are using this simple, practical, painless, and powerful template.

We are so confident that you’ll be more than satisfied with our business continuity plan template, we can offer this industry leading and unequalled money back guarantee:

  • No strings
  • No ifs, ands or buts
  • No time limits
  • And NO questions asked!

We’ve taken away the hard work and developed a fast & simple way to create a Business Continuity Plan.

If you need a risk free high quality disaster recovery and business continuity plan template that provides the processes, procedures and guidance to handle a crisis, and pass the most rigorous auditing requirements, this template is your solution!

FREE BONUS #1 Threat & Risk Assessment!

What are the risks and threats to your business? What is the likelihood and consequences of the risks?

This assessment will guide you through the normally complicated task of clearly understanding, and documenting the risks to your business and also assist you determine appropriate control and mitigation measures. More info.

Valued at $47.50 and yours FREE

FREE BONUS #2 Business Impact Analysis!

This questionnaire demystifies all the facets of conducting a Business Impact Analysis.

This step by step template will guide you through the normally complicated task of extracting the right information when determining your businesses critical functions and appropriate recovery objectives. More info.

Valued at $47.50 and yours FREE

FREE BONUS #3 Testing & Exercising Project Plan!

This template will save you the time and effort normally associated with developing a thorough task driven project plan. Created with the well-known project management tool MS Project, all 100+ tasks will ensure you effectively manage all tests and exercises. More info.

Valued at $47.50 and yours FREE

FREE BONUS #4 Pandemic Plan Template! (Influenza)

“New Pandemic threat” – World Health Organization (WHO)

In view of the continued threat posed by the Influenza Pandemic the WHO recommends urgent action be taken.

This documents sets out the activities that should be undertaken to help prepare your business for the current pandemic and mitigate its impact. More info.

Valued at $47.50 and yours FREE

FREE BONUS #5 Table-Top Test Plan & Checklist!

Exercising and testing your plan is the best way to make sure it will perform as expected in in an actual disaster. Because most businesses never stop, it can difficult to arrange live simulation exercises.

This template provides you the information and framework to easily and simply conduct desktop walkthroughs of your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan. More info.

Valued at $47.50 and yours FREE

FREE BONUS #6 Business Continuity Management Policy and Guidelines

“The BC Policy is the foundation of a strong Business Continuity Management Program”

This is the road map for all your business continuity program activities. This document gives examples of all the key activities required to manage a comprehensive business continuity program. Details of conducting impact assessments all the way through to completing and regularly testing your Business Continuity Plan. More info.

Valued at $24.50 and yours FREE

Instant Download – 50% Off and Six Bonus Templates – Limited Time Only!

P.S. The current business continuity plan template discount and bonus templates is for a strictly limited time.

Order now to ensure you don’t miss out!

  • Bonus #1 Threat and Risk Assessment | More info | NEW
  • Bonus #2 Business Impact Analysis Template | More info | UPDATED
  • Bonus #3 Test & Exercise Project Plan | More info | UPDATED
  • Bonus #4 Pandemic Business Continuity Plan | More info |
  • Bonus #5 Table-Top Exercise Plan & Checklist | More info | NEW
  • Bonus #6 Business Continuity Management Policy & Guidelines | More info | NEW