Big data: big risk

Hot on the heels of this year’s new general data protection regulation (GDPR), the UK government has identified business use of ‘big data’ as another potential area for legislation.

The term ‘big data’ generally refers to the way businesses Read more

Artificial intelligence – friend or foe for risk managers?

In the IRM’s Risk agenda 2025 survey, there were two seemingly incompatible findings – that the number of risk managers is expected to go up, but also that the increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to threaten 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

Setting the risk agenda

Risk managers recognise the challenges they face that are coming from increased business outsourcing, greater political uncertainty (including but not limited to Brexit) and business volatility.

The challenges of demographic and socio-economic factors, climate change, digitisation and new technology, 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

A more collaborative future

Risk managers are increasingly collaborating in their work with people from within and outside their businesses, according to interim research findings from the IRM’s Risk Agenda 2025 survey.

“Risk managers are working closer with management, the board and Read more

The future of risk

The risk profession is at a crossroads.

The first section of our two-part report looks at how stakeholders in the report Perspectives on the future of risk were both supportive of risk professionals and cautiously optimistic. But all saw Read more