UK businesses feel less prepared for geopolitical risk

UK businesses said that they felt less prepared for geopolitical in a survey conducted by the insurer Beazley.

Its Risk and resilience survey found that confidence in resilience against war and terror dropped between 2021 and 2022. For example, Read more

Risk of food shortages grows

The risk of food shortages increased from already high levels because of the conflict in Ukraine, said leading world agencies.

The number of severely food insecure people has doubled in two years – from 135 million pre-pandemic to 276 Read more

Ukraine and Covid fuelling supply chain nationalism

The conflict in Ukraine and Covid are fuelling supply chain nationalism in a trend that could reverse globalisation.

The rise of populist nationalism in countries such as the UK and US had already put “made at home” policies on Read more

Government forced to publish Brexit risk scenarios

The UK government has been forced by Members of Parliament to publish its Brexit risk assumptions code-named Operation Yellowhammer. While the government says that the assumptions are out of date because of subsequent efforts to mitigate Brexit risks, Read more

Zoning the Internet

The Russian government approved a bill in April that would give the state communications regulator Roskomnadzor the ability to control traffic on the Internet – giving it the potential to effectively isolating the Russian network. The bill has been Read more

Risk predictions roundup

With risk predictions for the next 12 months ranging from regulatory changes and competition from digital competitors to global issues such as the US-China trade rift and extreme weather conditions, 2019 could prove to be an interesting year.

As Read more

Managing the rising threat of geopolitical risks

Geopolitical risks are posing an increasing threat to the global economy, according to the 2018 update of the Cambridge global risk index, which shows a rise of 16 per cent year-on-year thanks to the increasing likelihoods of civil Read more