Alarm is the public risk management association, representing the interests of public service risk practitioners. We aim to achieve our mission of supporting excellence in publicservices through developing, establishing and promoting best practice in public risk management. Alarm membership is open to anyone with an interest in broadening their knowledge of risk management in public services and our members are drawn from across the public sector including local, regional and central government, emergency services, housing, health and social services, national and devolved government and associated agencies. Membership of Alarm connects members to a network of fellow risk professionals working in the insurance, internal audit, health & safety, business continuity and emergency planning functions in public services, and gives unique access to public risk management news, information and professional development opportunities.

Alarm: core competencies in public service risk management

In November 2010, the CFA was commissioned by Alarm to develop a competency framework aimed at risk practitioners working in public service organisations. The framework is intended to enhance understanding of the key knowledge, functions and skills required by a professional risk practitioner.

Alarm opportunity risk management guide

The purpose of this document is to provide practical and useful guidance for professional risk managers. It is intended that this guide will help risk managers to understand and apply the risk techniques outlined in the four M_o_R® perspectives - strategic, programme, project and operational.

Alarm annual report and accounts 2010

Alarm's annual report for 2010. The report contains: company information; directors' report; independent auditors' report; income and expenditure account; balance sheet; notes to the financial statements and detailed profit and loss account.