Risk and Project Management

What does Brexit mean for the social sector?

EU Consult, the European Association of Consultants to and about Not-for-Profit Organisations, has released a briefing statement on the likely impact of Brexit. The document is practical and has links to up to date and relevant sources of further information. You can read the briefing note here. Read more »

Published: December 20, 2019.

What to expect from GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in UK law on the 25th May 2018. Here’s a quick recap of what to expect and where to get more information. Individuals to have greater control over personal data online Businesses to be held accountable for securing data New powers, sanctions and offences Important step to adapt to the digital age More information: Download guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Source: Accountancy Age for an explanatory narrative. Read more »

Published: August 24, 2017.

Review of Roads to Resilience: Building Dynamic Approaches to Risk, Cranfield School of Management

A report by Cranfield School of Management on behalf of Airmic and sponsored by Crawford, Lockton & PwC. This brief report is an interesting read, although a lot of it is self-evident, as is the case with most guides and reports. The general thrust is resilient organisations are agile and have a culture that allows them to manage risk effectively. Read more »

Published: January 29, 2014.

Impact Investment and Risk

This week Bridges Ventures have released Shifting the Lens: A De-risking Toolkit for Impact Investment.  This is a brief (19 page) overview of approaches to reduce the risk of investment in social organisations. this includes capital, profit and impact risk among others. Also included is a comparison cu m summary of current impact investment products.   Read more »

Published: January 28, 2014.