Construction sector looks set for growth

The global construction sector looks set for growth as governments focus on major infrastructure projects to boost economic activity.

“The switch to sustainable energy and the adoption of modern building methods will transform the risk landscape, with radical changes 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

Hot topics in infrastructure

Discussions at an IRM infrastructure special interest group meeting have highlighted hot topics for the sector, including embedding risk management across an organisation, dealing with uncertainty and differing levels of complexity, and the use of key risk indicators (KRIs).

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IRM’s Infrastructure Special Interest Group (SIG) discuss key topics facing risk managers

The Infrastructure SIG recently organised a meeting at the Shard in London, for over 35 risk professionals who work primarily in major rail, aviation, public utility and road programmes to discuss key areas of risk management practices affecting the Read more

Expert Risk Predictions 2018 and the Risk Agenda 2025

Political risk, cybersecurity, bitcoin, BREXIT, GDPR and oil price and financial market fluctuations are among chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2018.

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FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether survey Winter 2017

The FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether is a twice-yearly survey of FTSE 350 companies that seeks to gauge the sentiment inside UK boardrooms. It canvasses the views of their company secretaries to find out how boards are responding to the challenges Read more

Risk agenda 2025 in infrastructure

Project risk managers discussed thought-provoking topics at a recent Risk Agenda 2025 event held in London. Here is a summary of some of the views expressed

A lot of people do not appreciate the value that risk managers add Read more