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CRITICAL BUSINESS FUNCTIONS
Unit/Project Title: Date Completed: Completed by: _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________

Business Function1 (What you do)

Location2 (Where you do it)

Number of staff3 (Who does it)

Critical Dependencies4 (What you need to do it)

NOTES:

1 2 3 4

Enter the name of the critical business function. Use a separate row for each. Where is the function carried out? Specify building and floor. Normal staffing levels required. Remember to take account of sick leave, annual leave and training. What are the critical dependencies of the function? eg people within the Unit, Host Institute, MRC Head Office, other units and other organisations, IT, internal or external suppliers, specialised hardware or software

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IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Function Business Impacts Scores: 1 = Very low 2 = Low 3 = Medium 4 = High 5 = Very high Place a score of 1-5 in each box. Please see accompanying table for an indication of how to score. Explanatory Comments

Operational Difficulties

Contractual Obligation

Legal or Regulatory

Unavailable for: Critical Business Function (1): 2 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 3 months Critical Business Function (2): 2 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 3 months Critical Business Function (3): 2 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 3 months Critical Business Function (4): 2 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 3 months Critical Business Function (5): 2 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 3 months

Financial Control

Reputation

Staff

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HOW TO SCORE THE IMPACT TABLES

Area

Staff Affected

Operational Difficulties

Damage to Reputation

Financial Control

Legal or Regulatory Obligation

Contractual Obligation

Direct or Indirect Cost (including cost of nonproductive staff)

Scale Very Low Score 1 Low Score 2 Medium Score 3 High Score 4 Very High Score 5 Non critical activities only affecting one section Non-critical activities in multiple other sections Non-critical activities and some effect on critical activities Substantial effect on critical activities in one section Critical activities in multiple sections affected Disruption requiring no work to catch up Disruption requiring minimal work to catch up Disruption requiring extra work to catch up None No loss of financial control None None Up to £10,000

Negative reports within community

Any loss of financial control recovered in month Loss of financial control recovered next month

Failure to meet informally stated standards Failure to meet regulatory or legal obligations

Contractual remedy possible

£10,001 to £100,000

Negative reports in one national publication

Legal action possible

£100,000 to £500,000

Disruption requiring significant extra work to catch up Disruption to own and other units requiring significant extra work to catch up

Negative reports in multiple national publications Significant negative media attention on international scale

Loss of financial control recovered in year Loss of financial control delays year end process or impacts on subsequent years

Failure results in legal action

Legal action likely

500,000 to £1M

Failure results in suspension of operations

Multiple legal actions and termination of contract likely

Over £1M

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RECOVERY REQUIREMENTS
Complete one table for each of the critical functions identified. Record the cumulative total of how many you need of each item at each time period.

2 days

1 month

3 month s

2 weeks

Staff

Desk space

Standard PCs Internal email inc stored emails

External email

Intranet

Web Browsing

Critical Business Function

Printing

Telephones

Fax machines

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Full comp.

Critical Business Function

Item

Recover Within

1 week

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RISK RATING PROFILE

Very High

High

Likelihood

Med ium

Low

Very Low

Very Low

Low

Medium

High

Very High

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