Overview

Introduction

Did you know that nearly one in five businesses suffer a major disruption?  With no back-up plans in place you have less of a chance of continuing to trade as normal.  By planning now, you can proactively ensure you are prepared for unexpected, disruptive events.

‘10 Steps' to Business Resilience - what’s involved?

This self- assessment enables businesses to manage risk simply and effectively, providing reassurance to investors, employees and customers.  The assessment is divided into two parts, Stage One and Stage Two, detailed below:

Stage One

You will answer ten statements about your business.  The aim of these statements is to encourage you to consider a number of generic areas of risk to your business and gauge how well prepared or otherwise you think your business is to respond to each of them.

You will be asked to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement. Please take some time to consider each statement before providing the position within your business.  You should complete all sections of the self-assessment.

Once you have submitted your self-assessment, you will receive a brief summary report, which will highlight areas of strength and weakness within your business.  You will then be prompted to move to Stage Two which will provide a much detailed risk analysis and report.

Click here to start Stage One assessment.

Stage Two

Stage Two of the assessment provides you with a more detailed assessment of areas of risk, and how well prepared or otherwise you think your business is to respond to each of these risks.

Underneath each question, there are now four potential responses. You should consider each question and elect the response which you feel best reflects the position within your own business.  Please take some time to consider each question; making sure that your response is an accurate reflection of the position within your own business.  You should complete all sections of the self-assessment.

Once you have submitted your self-assessment, you will automatically receive a detailed Risk Summary report, which will highlight areas of strength and weakness in your business, along with some suggestions on the steps you can take to mitigate any areas of significant risk.

Click here to start Stage Two assessment   

Benefits to your Business:

• The process is quick and user friendly
• The areas of resilience covered are managed by experts
• The risks covered are aligned to the insurance industry
• Business owners never have to leave their place of work to complete the process meaning no disruption
• The process and management are approved by the Scottish Government and Police Scotland
• Automated reports mean that there are no delays in receiving results