Gain tools to help your business manage risks and build resilience during the COVID-19 and beyond


With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, small UK businesses are facing new and unprecedented challenges - what does this mean when it comes to how you manage your business?

This free webinar is designed to help you manage the new risks your business might be facing and develop resilience for future planning.  Although developing a risk management strategy can feel daunting, it is vital to help navigate crucial decisions, create action plans and reduce financial impacts.

Join us to help arm your business with the tools and frameworks to identify and address risks like cyber security, home working, changes in business activity, supply chain disruptions and more. Hear guidance from expert presenters on how to develop an effective risk management strategy - it can make all the difference in times of uncertainty.   

Why should you join this webinar?

  • Uncover how to assess and mitigate business risks 
  • Identify your key risks as an SME in this ever-changing environment
  • Learn how to balance ‘business as usual’ against new demands and changing priorities
  • Discover how to create a risk register and why it is crucial
  • Be alert to other risks materialising, e.g. cyber attacks
  • Ask our experts questions live on the webinar


Meet our speaker


James Lythe
Associate Director, Crisis & Security Consulting - Control Risks

  • James works with clients to develop and deliver training to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of crisis management teams
  • Recently he has worked with International SOS to deliver pandemic briefings; deployed to support an international company to prepare/review their pandemic crisis plans during COVID-19
  • Before joining Control Risks in 2010, James held the position of Head of Resilience at independent consultancy Systems Consultants Services Ltd (SCS). In this post he gained considerable experience in developing and delivering crisis management training and exercises

Who is this event for?

If you are a UK based small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) or an entrepreneur looking for expert advice to manage the impacts of COVID-19, this webinar could be of great value to your business.


What is the cost?

This webinar is free to join.

What's next?

To secure your place for this free webinar, simply click the Register here button on this page.   

Don’t go it alone - support is available to help manage the potential impact of COVID-19 on your business. Book your place today.


Contact us

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    Approach business in an agile way. Be prepared to change aspects of your business model to seize opportunities or to avoid major threats. It's important to have a plan B and more increasingly a plan C.

- Shane Chester, Innovation Adviser at Newable



About the SME COVID-19 Webinar Series 

This extensive free webinar series is designed to help support UK businesses to survive, sustain or evolve through COVID-19. From accessing loans, grants and schemes to addressing HR, supply chain or employee challengeshear the latest advice from our expert presenters - view webinars here. 

Designed and organised by Newable on behalf of the Department for International Trade (DIT)Enterprise Europe Network and J.P. Morgan, the series is part of the Government effort aimed at supporting your company to get help, protect your business and save jobs. 

You can find the latest information about the Government support for business by visiting the Business Support website.

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