HEBCoN is excited to launch

its brand new training courses which are now available on the website – sign in and navigate to members’ area -> HEBCoN BC Training Programmes.

There are four courses:

Introduction to Business Continuity in Higher Education This introduction session provides an outline for those new to business continuity, the processes involved in creating a plan and the positive impact that having a current business continuity plan has on an organisation’s ability to sustain its strategic and operational planning and delivery. This is provided as a slide deck only which can be downloaded and used in your organisations with colleagues who would like to know more about Business Continuity and the positive impacts it has on our organisations.


Developing a BIA This half-day programme looks at the methodology underpinning a Business Impact Analysis and provides some tools and tips for creating a BIA for your organisation.  This is an interactive session that facilitates discussion between ... Read more

Hebcon Conference 2020 – will now take place in March 2022


The HEBCoN Team have made the decision to postpone the 2020 conference in Liverpool until the same time next year. It will be held on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th March 2022.

If you have already booked a space then your place will automatically rolled over.

Things To Do in Liverpool

Where to start? There’s so much to do in Liverpool city region, the only problem might be deciding exactly what to do first.

Cultural capital, birthplace of The Beatles Liverpool has world-class attractions, a proud sporting history and beautiful outdoor spaces  including Royal Albert Dock- located on Liverpool’s incredible World Heritage Site waterfront, independent eateries, boutiques and museums, house within this iconic collection of buildings.

We will bring a host of new speakers and a variety of opportunites for you to network and discover Liverpool.


HEBCoN Exec team

New Chair

I’m honoured to take over as Chair of HEBCoN. I’ve been involved with the network for a number of years now, back indeed when David Forbes of Imperial was chair and the network was much smaller. The continued growth and stability of the network in recent years owes much to Mark Webster, our outgoing chair. That it is thriving and in such a strong position is in large part thanks to the strategy led by Mark and the hard work done by him and the rest of the exec.

We had hoped to be able to thank Mark publicly and properly at the conference in Liverpool in March, but unfortunately events have overtaken us. However, we will be rearranging the conference and look forward to giving him the thanks and the send off he deserves for all that he has done for the network. Stepping into his shoes, and ... Read more