Helping transformation programmes work

With the government continuing to search for new, more efficient methods of working, its transformation programmes are often highly ambitious and reliant on both working online and implementing new technology. However, in 2008 The McKinsey Quarterly found that about Read more

Managing the risk of spiralling costs in large projects

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published advice on how to manage the risk of spiralling costs in large projects, which are often high profile, complex and technically difficult. The NAO is responsible for scrutinising the government’s portfolio of 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

Stakeholder management in projects

Proper stakeholder management in projects is crucial. A common definition of a project stakeholder is someone who is interested in the project and its outcomes or will be affected by the project.  Beauty is in the eye of the Read more

Planning for success

Risk managers can make a crucial contribution to the success of new business projects.

All projects involve risk, some more so than others. But risk managers can help in planning for success.

Risk should be understood as meaning uncertainty, Read more