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Peters Elworthy & Moore, Cambridge

Company Sector: Accountancy    

PEM is an independent firm of Chartered Accountants, within the top 60 in the UK, providing a full range of Business, Personal and Specialist services to a diverse range of businesses and individuals.

Groundwork undertook an on-site resilience review with PEM in December 2013. The review used the structure of the on-line Resilience Healthcheck at to discuss in detail and explore ways in which the company could improve its level of resilience under climate change and also to explore ways in which the company could evolve and develop its advisory services to clients.

PEM had already considered;

  • Best ways to back up data   
  • How to continue operations without office access   
  • Reviewing own insurance annually to accommodate growth

Opportunities identified for PEM

  • Check offices for flood risk   
  • Updating and testing Business Continuity Plan  
  • Check building owners insurance  
  • Trail health check with clients