Re-thinking Risk: Beyond the tick box

Many charities don’t properly consider the risks their organisations are facing. Perhaps they don’t know where to start, haven’t the time, or don’t think it’s sufficiently important. Others will take the approach whereby managing it has become a meaningless tick box exercise.

Charities continue to be challenged by a wide range of risks that can affect all areas of their organisation. From the risk of being subject to fraud and cyber-crime to strategic risks related to the wider operating environment, there are numerous threats that charities must be able to manage and plan for. This guide is a useful starting point to enable you to rethink your approach to risk.

Published in 2016

The content of guides is correct at the time stated above but inevitably legal changes, case law and new financial reporting standards will change. You are therefore advised to check any particular actions you plan to take with the appropriate authority before committing yourself. No responsibility is accepted by the authors for reliance placed on the content of this guide.