UK tests BCP plan – Firms in the city of London and the emergency services tested the UK's disaster readiness strategy at the end of November, in a move to measure how the financial sector could respond to a major crisis such as a natural disaster, or an incident such as a terrorist attack.

The desk-based exercise was organised by the financial stability teams at the Tripartite Authorities (HM Treasury, the Bank of England and the Financial Services Authority) who would have responsibility fo