RiskManagement with the help of good policies and procedures

Risk management is a key reason for policies and procedures  –  risks like financial mismanagement, accidents, cyberthreats, privacy.

Take a broad view. No need to be afraid of risk. The wider your view of risk the better prepared you can be and the more able and confident you can feel in your business/organisation.

While risks will be unique to your operation, there are also risks that all of us in business need to manage.  At the Policy Place, we help organisations manage these risks with online policies that are regularly reviewed and updated and with other strategies like guidelines and checklists.

Some of the common risks for organisations are listed below, with some of the more common policies and strategies to help manage these risks:

Financial Risk Management 

  • Policy and procedures relating to financial planning and controls
  • Fraud and Corruption policy
  • Protected Disclosures policy
  • Financial Planning and Investment policies

Information Risk Management 

  • Preventative & Troubleshooting Maintenance Contracts
  • Privacy and Confidentiality policy
  • Record Management and Archiving system
  • Privacy Breach Procedure
  • Information Safeguards policy and procedure

Managing Economic & Political Risks

  • Media-related policies and processes
  • Hazard-management policy and procedure
  • Staff and Governance Recruitment Policies and Procedures
  • Strategic & Business Planning
  • Hazard & Risk Register

Health and Safety Risk Management 

  • Wellbeing policy and procedure
  • Health and Safety procedures including Hazard and Risk Register; Staff Participation
  • Induction and ongoing staff training
  • Pandemic Planning
  • Infection Control policy and procedures
  • Cultural Safety and Responsiveness policy and training
  • Harassment and Bullying policy and procedure

Service-related Risk Management

  • Complaints and Feedback Policy and Procedures
  • Performance and service planning and review processes
  • Quality Management policy and procedure
  • Training and development of staff
  • Policies to guide delivery
  • Business Continuity Plan