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Research Operations Office


Published on Fri, 07/10/2022 - 14:57

Due to the current financial climate and its potential impact on funders of research grants, departments should consider their exposure to any credit risks from their portfolio of research funding organisations that do not fall under the category of; research councils, UK government agencies or established charity bodies. Tools like Tableau may help with this overview.

Departments are encouraged to refer their critical third-party funders (organisations that do not fall into the categories above) to the Finance Shared Services division for an updated credit report, please email Critical third parties are those which could have a major disruptive impact on the Department and the University if that funder were to face financial difficulties.