Diversity and inclusion: what’s the risk?

Published in Business Reporter – Fraud Prevention and Risk Management, September 2020 From the Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) to the Environment, Society and Governance (ESG) investment initiatives, the resounding cry is for greater diversity and inclusion in the workforce, and a reduction in inequality and in the barriers to opportunity. Yet the changes that reduceContinue reading “Diversity and inclusion: what’s the risk?”

The risks of carrying on regardless

The need to identify, measure and mitigate business continuity risks has never been more relevant. Strategic risks stop businesses achieving their strategic goals – they are the big risks, usually coming from outside the business, that are difficult to anticipate and mitigate for. Key among them is the risk to business continuity: the ability ofContinue reading “The risks of carrying on regardless”

Risk management is no longer just about financial risks

Risk in business is inevitable – in fact it is essential. A business which does not take commercial risks will not grow, and a business which does not grow is doomed to decline. Yet, by and large, people in business, as in life, are risk averse, seeking where possible to follow the path which providesContinue reading “Risk management is no longer just about financial risks”