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12 Jun 18

We're adding to our team!

We are looking for high calibre resilience professionals to join our team of Associates to support the delivery of our advisory, training, exercising and validation services. 

24 May 18

The Law is Changing

On 25th May the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive.

We know that preparing for this regulatory change is a priority for many of our customers and equally it has been a priority for us. That is why we have updated our Privacy Policy which has been amended to take account of the new regulation.

If you have any questions about our updated Privacy Policy, please email is at

28 Feb 18

Open for Business during Severe Weather

The Hawkhills is open for business as usual today as the area is hit by snowy weather. Our business continuity plans are in place, we have it covered.  However, if you plan to visit the EPC over coming days, please check the weather forecast before you leave, allow plenty of time and travel safely.

19 Feb 18

The New EPC Information Centre Collection

The EPC Library & Information Centre is currently going through a period of consolidation and digitisation, making more of our resources available online to the wider emergency planning community

22 Jan 18

Calling all Safety Advisory Group Members

We are currently reviewing the UK Good Practice Guide to Working Safety Advisory Groups and need your support to ensure the revised guide truly reflects current practices, issues and concerns

22 Jan 18

Supporting the National Cyber Security Programme 'Building Resilience Together' Seminars

This spring we will be supporting the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) with a series of free seminars aimed at organisational leaders across all levels of local government and local resilience forums to highlight the importance of cyber resilience.