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Risk management

A collection of books, articles, guides and links on risk management.

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Three steps to cyber security
Practical tips for strengthening your organisation's cyber security. The article suggests a written security plan including security policies, established internal policies, and the handling of proprietary company information.

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Featured book

Fundamentals of risk management : understanding, evaluating and implementing effective risk management (5th edition)
(Kogan Page, 2018)
This book "is a comprehensive introduction to commercial and business risk for students and risk professionals."

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Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service

Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising more than 60 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Core Accounting and Tax Service.

Risk management and internal control

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Andrew Chambers Corporate Governance Handbook Bloomsbury Professional 2020

An overview of internal control and risk management in the UK’s Corporate Governance Code, with four example checklists.

The risk conversation at board level

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Andrew Chambers Corporate Governance Handbook Bloomsbury Professional 2020

A chapter exploring how the oversight of risk should be dealt with at the level of the board of directors.

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The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Auditing for managers: the ultimate risk management tool

Guide to help managers and their teams set standards for self-auditing, risk management, compliance review, and formal disclosure reporting.

Auditing the risk management process

Guide to auditing the risk management process, including developments in risk management which are relevant to auditors.

Derivatives: markets, valuation, and risk management

A guide to using derivatives to create risk management, valuation, and investment solutions.

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Cloud computing: friend or foe

Article looks at the risks associated with moving to the cloud which organisations must consider and the necessary of adoption of risk management strategies to ensure safety and control.

Oversight of reputation in riskier times

The article discusses the practice of overseeing the management of reputation risk in riskier times.

The impact of big data on finance

The article examines the impact of the implementation of Big Data in companies on accounting and finance professionals. It also describes areas where accountants and finance professionals can create value around Big Data, including data governance and organizational risk management.

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Useful links



Association of Insurance and Risk Managers (AIRMIC)
Members’ association supporting those responsible for risk management and insurance within their own companies.

Official website for the national forum for risk management in the public sector.

Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)
Independent association of risk management practitioners and researchers. The news and resources section includes research, white papers, webcasts and a digital library (free site registration required for member only content).

Institute of Risk Management (IRM)
Non-profit educational body which supports the IRM Diploma in Risk Management.

RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society)
US-based professional body. The site includes a wide range of information, publications and sample risk management documents.

The Risk Coalition
An association of not-for-profit professional bodies and membership organisations committed to raising the standards of risk management in the UK.

Risk Management Association (RMA)
US-based professional association for lending, credit and risk management professionals. The site includes a fee based search facility and archive for articles from the RMA Journal from 1980 to the present.

Society for Risk Analysis
International society which aims to provide 'an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis'. The site includes newsletters, glossary, contacts and other useful resources.

Guides and publications

Five challenges for banks as they evolve risk management
The eight edition of the EY/IIF bank risk management survey, looking at how organisations are addressing current threats. Published in June 2018.

The boardroom and risk
This toolkit from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) focuses on a key group of potentially catastrophic risks and what boards can do to develop their risk management agenda. Published in June 2013.

Business risk: a practical guide for board members
Guide published in 2012 by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in association with Airmic, Chartis, PwC and Willis. Issues discussed include the roles and responsibilities of boards in assessing risk, the challenges currently facing UK businesses and possible solutions to address these challenges.

Global risk report 2020: 15th edition
World Economic Forum publication that looks at risks facing the World

Global risk management survey: 11th edition
2019 Deloitte survey assessing the state of risk management in financial institutions around the world. published every two years.

IFAC Risk Management & Internal Control Gateway
The International Federation of Accountants maintain this gateway to discussions, resources and news on risk management and internal control. 

IRM Publications
Publications and guidance from the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), including:

ISO 3100 Risk Management
The risk managemet standard from the International Organization for Standardization

Orange Book: management of risk - principles and concepts
This HM Treasury guidance provides a basic introduction to risk management concepts, and explains the implementation of risk management processes in government organisations.

Raising the bar
Principles-based guidance for board risk committees and risk functions in the UK financial services sector from the Risk Coalition.

Risk and regulatory
Series of PwC thought leadership publications on business resilience, covering preparing for risks and opportunities in times of change and crisis.Includes the Resilience Journal and the Risk Insight blog

Risk culture in financial organisations
This October 2013 CIMA paper outlines how interest in the cultures of organisations and their effects on management practices has increased dramatically since 2008. Covers risk culture challenges for CROs, CEOs and Boards.

International financial risk management news and analysis

Risk management and internal audit: forging a collaborative alliance
A joint report from the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), published in 2012. The report highlights the advantages of internal audit and risk management collaboration.

Risk Management Magazine
Online version of the magazine published by RIMS.

Managing insurance risks
Business guide from Atom Content Marketing.

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