How do we identify, assess and monitor potential risks?
What steps do we take reduce the impact of risks when they do occur?
We are able to take informed risks, monitoring impact and taking action when necessary.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) exists to support business success, promote innovation, enterprise and science and enable people to gain skills.
A list of 23 publications on risk, mainly dealing with public risk but also with e.g. health and safety risks in small businesses.
Mindtools is a website providing management, leadership & career training and a range of tools and resources on a number of management subjects. Access to many of these requires a subscription of US$1 per month. However, many articles are available free online. An eBook containing all its online tools is available for download for around US$20.
'Risk Analysis & Risk Management: Evaluating and Managing the Risks You Face' is a freely available article (explaining how to identify, estimate and manage risks.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations' Strategy and Impact website offers a selection of tools for strategic planning and impact, aimed at assisting organisations to assess their progress and communicate their successes.
This page contains an article entitled 'Risk and Uncertainty', which gives a brief step-by-step guide to identifying and managing risk.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is an organisation which "gives voice and support to civil society" by supporting the voluntary and community sectors with advice and information.
The NCVO's Funding and Finance section offers information on sustainable funding, financial management, income sources, planning and other resources.
The Institute of Risk Management is the national body for education, training and knowledge about risk management.
The IRM offers a freely downloadable 17-page publication called A Risk Management Standard, giving advice on recognising, assessing, reporting and treating risk within all types of organisation, including not-for-profit and charitable organisations.