Risk and governance

Even before the coronavirus crisis, pandemics were a common theme on risk registers and continuity plans. But the importance that businesses place on preparedness for another similar scenario must now be elevated. In the articles on this page, we look at the lessons learned in terms of risk and governance, and how businesses can manage and defend against fraud.

Risk and resilience: Seven ways to stay ahead during the pandemic

To help ensure organisations reduce the business risks associated with possible further disruption, it is critical that they act now to achieve long-term survival. We provide seven tips to help provide greater resilience in the face of another potential lockdown.

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Business continuity management: what have we learnt from the coronavirus response?

Business continuity planning and risk management are not new concepts. But there has never been a greater test of a businesses’ preparation than during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out what lessons have been learnt here.

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The new board agenda: How organisations can better manage their contingency risks

Coronavirus has overshadowed and dictated much of 2020, meaning that businesses are rightly focusing on continuity plans and disaster recovery; but there are other risks that need addressing. We explore contingency risks which sit outside of the current continuity thinking.

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Reinforce your defence against cybercrime and fraud

Criminals exploit uncertainty and with the level of disruption coronavirus has caused we are seeing a significant increase in fraudulent behaviour. Explore key defences against cybercrime here.

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Tips for managing risk through and after coronavirus

Many organisations will be having discussions about coronavirus risk management implications. We give some tips to help organisations with their risk management as we head into the new normal.

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