Business Emergency Resilience Group


Online signposting facility to enable businesses to become more resilient to crises. Read more.


On-the-ground practical help for businesses during a crisis. Read more.


Advice and assistance on recovering from the effects of a crisis. Read more.


An initiative of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay, the Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG) helps businesses and communities across the UK to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies such as flooding, cyber-attacks and civil unrest.

'Are you ready?'


About BERG

A part of Business in the Community (BITC), BERG enables larger organisations to assist small to medium-sized businesses and communities affected by crises by matching their resources with identified local needs. Read more.

Become a supporter

BERG is a network of businesses and organisations united in a desire to help others affected by crises. There are a host of reasons for joining the network – from developing employees to strengthening supply chains. If you would like to find out more about the BERG network and how your resources could be put to use to help others please get in touch.

You can make a donation here.

HRH The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay

His Royal Highness is passionate about the work of BERG. You can hear him talk about this at BITC’s Responsible Business Awards Gala dinner last year.

BITC's Water Knowledge Hub

Learn how businesses can build resilience to the risks associated with water and how to manage their water use sustainably.

Flooding in Northern England and the Scottish Borders, December 2015

In the aftermath of Storm Desmond, the process of drying out and repairing properties begins in the north of England and Borders of Scotland. The following links may help speed recovery from the storm including insurance claims and getting doors open for business again:

Insurers have set out six key stages to help get those affected by flooding back into their homes and businesses as soon as possible.

Information on government grant applications for if your home is flooded.

The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjustors has detailed advice here if needing to make a claim.

The Association of British Insurers has provided information for businesses and home owners affected by recent flooding.

Flooding and extreme weather alerts

BERG Leadership Team

Key contact

Hannah Noble
Business in the Community

T:+44 (0)20 7566 8722

Key contact

Mark Bevan
Business in the Community Scotland

T:0131 451 1100

Key Contact

Elaine Gorman
Business in the Community Scotland

T:+44 (0)131 451 1122


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