Useful guides, reports and best practices for improving resilience.

Community Resilience

A report produced by London First with support from community partners on how to improve resilience in local (micro-) city communities.
A guide of key steps to producing a community emergency plan
An in-depth breakdown of the lifecycle of a coalition from establishing to evaluating
A strategy, as part of a global movement, to enhance city resilience for London.
A paper on how access to lifeline resources in times of emergency will drive resilience.
Guidance on how networks and individuals can support the emergency planning, response and recovery, and keep systems and services running.
A framework exploring the role and resilience of individuals and communities before, during and after an emergency.
An examination of case studies to show how social capital serves as a critical part of resilience.
A study aiming to understand the role between small businesses and community resilience in rural areas.

Cyber Resilience

Guidance on how organisations can protect themselves in cyberspace, including the 10 steps to cyber security.
Help for Board members to get to grips with cyber security.
A guide from Pool Re and MWR on how to protect your business from cyber risks.
An NCSC guide with advice for small businesses on protecting themselves from the most common cyber-attacks.
An easy to follow guide with tips on protecting yourself and your company against cyber-attacks.
Part of a larger guidance publication on implementing the EU Directive on the security of Network and Information Systems.
A look at, and help with, cyber security and resilience of small businesses.


A programme pioneered by Mastercard to create a new model of public-private partnerships.
A programme by the World Bank Group that seeks to assist city governments to build greater resilience to climate and disaster risks.
A summary of work undertaken in Fitzrovia (London) on business community resilience.