Would you like to better understand the role of internal audit in your risk management framework, your relationship with risks as a clerk, and the processes involved in managing your organisations risks effectively?

This webinar will provide you with this knowledge, explain why having a strategy for this is important, and help you to understand how you can build upon your organisation’s handling of risk through following the key principles of effective risk management and monitoring.

In this session we will explore the following areas:

  • What is Risk?
  • What is Risk Management, and why does your Council need a Risk Management Strategy?
  • The role of Internal Audit
  • Your Risk Management duties as a Clerk
  • The Risk Management Process
  • Reporting on Risk
  • Future monitoring and review of the Risk Management Strategy
  • Conclusion
  • Q&A


Thursday 11 August, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


SLCC Members – £30 + VAT
Non-Members – £35 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 1 CPD point for attending this webinar!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event (please check the junk/spam folder of your inbox) and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

About the Trainers

Emily Hobbins

Emily is a Principal Auditor at SWAP Internal Audit Services and is an active member of the Welsh Institute of Internal Auditors Committee. Having joined SWAP in January 2018, she has gained experience across a range of public and third sector authorities including councils, police and fire services, and charities. Emily’s previous experience includes compliance auditing in the retail sector, and ISO9001 quality auditing in the private security industry.

Angie Hooper CIA

Angie is a SWAP Principal Auditor having joined the company in 2015. Angie obtained Certified Internal Auditor status in January 2018 and is currently working towards the Chartered qualification. She is currently a member of the SWAP Dorset Council team but has worked across a number of different local authorities and external clients over her time as an auditor. Angie’s previous experience includes working in a finance role for a Town Council and in a management role for a building society.

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