Crisis management holding up well during the pandemic, IRM survey finds

Crisis management is holding up well during the pandemic for 82 per cent of organisations, according to a survey by IRM. One in four said they were ‘very satisfied’ that their plans had worked well, with just over Read more

Mental wellbeing priority during lockdown

During the coronavirus lockdown, mental health risk has been growing among employees, prompting the NHS to issue fresh advice. But are businesses and managers able to provide support to their staff given the stringent social distancing policies now Read more

Coronavirus puts contractual risk on the agenda

Given the extreme lockdown measures taken by the UK government, organisations are beginning to ask whether businesses, suppliers, customers and commercial partners can continue to perform their contractual obligations. And if they cannot, what risks does this pose?

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Preparing for Covid-19 pandemic

The current Covid-19 pandemic is having devastating affects world-wide to health and the economy with numbers of confirmed cases escalating on a daily basis and governments intervening with closures of non-essential services and restrictions on travel and movement. This Read more

Social distancing – the communications and compliance challenge

The world is currently joined in a wave of lockdown measures to limit the general public’s freedom of movement: the most severe method to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. One of the core WHO messages during the COVID-19 global Read more

Coronavirus – IRM CEO Statement

Last updated: 18 March 2020

The current coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) presents a challenge for the whole world, and for the risk management profession. We will see how our education, training and professional development has equipped us, and our organisations, Read more