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

Enterprise Risk Magazine – Summer 2022 Edition

The ‘Summer 2022’ edition of the Enterprise Risk magazine is available to read here.

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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

More trouble at sea

Supply chains are facing more trouble at sea as the pandemic and extreme weather continue to play havoc.

A fertiliser shipment has been stuck in Shanghai since the beginning of June, according to the news agency Bloomberg. In Read more

Surveillance regulations could block products

Online platforms could see European Union (EU) surveillance regulations block products for sale when they come into force this month.

While those who manufacture import and deliver products still carry the responsibility for making their products safe, online platforms Read more

UK Government consultation on supply chain cyber risk

The UK government has launched a consultation on how how different organisations manage supply chain cyber risk. It aims to understand the potential barriers that could prevent effective supplier risk management.

“We know that relatively small proportions of organisations Read more

Supply chain disruptions rise

The number of businesses experiencing ten or more supply chain disruptions rose in from 4.8 per cent to 27.8 per cent during 2020, according to a report by BCI.

BCI’s Supply chain resilience report 2021 found that most organisations Read more