Succession planning – managing the risk

Doctor Who’s, Peter Capaldi, bowed out at Xmas, declaring that three years is the maximum length of time anyone should stay in a job. Fortunately the Beeb had a rather nifty succession plan for a seamless transition of the Tardis. (Hello, Jodie Whitaker – welcome to the first female Doctor!) But is your business’s succession plan just as nifty as the Beeb’s? Your business will have key personnel that you rely on.  Maybe they are a brilliant sales person, a can-do manager or someone with specialist skills. How easily would…