Businesses need advanced risk oversight

Businesses need advanced risk oversight as executives worry that the volume and complexity of risk is growing harder to manage, according to a survey by accountancy bodies AICPA and CIMAR.

Yet only about one in three businesses has Read more

Build effective supply chain risk management

By Laxman Maharjan (SIRM)

As organisations rely on a long and complex supply chain to meet consumer demand and maximise shareholders wealth, they are ever more vulnerable to supply chain disruption, risk of poor quality, and reputational loss.

In Read more

Crisis shakes up strategic risk assumptions

Executives were revisiting the validity of strategic assumptions at the end of last year – a process that has accelerated because of the global pandemic, according to Gartner’s recent Emerging risks monitor report.

“Executives had been concerned with the Read more

Risky algorithms

As algorithms become more sophisticated, the risk of spreading hidden bias in organisational decision-making is increasing, according to a recent paper contained in the Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ newsletter Enterprise risk management 2019: the new wave of risks.

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Making the investment case for ERM

By Sam Elwell

We are seeing a growing recognition of the importance of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Businesses are increasingly deciding to carve ERM out as a standalone function. Even where ERM is not mandatory, businesses see the potential Read more

Departure platform

Network Rail is spending £40bn in the five years to 2019 on an ambitious plan to upgrade the UK’s rail infrastructure. Helen Hunter-Jones, Head of Group Risk at the organisation, explains how her team are building a risk platform Read more

ERM for a dynamic world

Most people agree that the world is changing. But is ERM adaptable enough to deal with the new business realities?

Gareth Byatt seeks to answer that question in a specially commissioned article for Enterprise Risk online. ERM is not Read more