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#ChangingRisk Day is coming - Don’t miss out on your place!

Following the overwhelming success of our #ChangingRisk campaign this year, StrategicRISK is pleased to announce we will be hosting #ChangingRisk Day.

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Don’t be the next Subway

Global sandwich chain, Subway, has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons recently for franchising infractions. StrategicRISK sat down with industry stalwart, Patrick Smith of Acumen Advisory, to get his thoughts on this risky business model.

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Hong Kong protests highlight need for political risk focus

With tensions escalating in Hong Kong, StrategicRISK takes a closer look at the issue, advising risk managers to ’review and update their business contingency plans and crisis response protocols now’

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Let’s make every decision risk-based

Risk management isn’t about creating risk policies or appetite statements, it is about changing how business decisions are made, says Alex Sidorenko, CEO of Risk Academy. That’s why he has launched Risk Awareness Week, to challenge and change perceptions

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The Cathay Pacific breach: a lesson in managing data protection risks

In June, the aviation industry suffered one of the largest known data breaches in recent history when the personal data of 9.4 million Cathay Pacific passengers was compromised. Mark Parsons, Mark Lin and Byron Phillips from Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong unpick the lessons to be learnt

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Beyond a one-stop shop

The pitfalls to buying business travel insurance for employees are plenty. But insurers have taken note and are offering blended but robust and bespoke coverage, says Ian Robinson, head of UK personal insurance, AIG

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In tech we must trust

No matter how sophisticated, security technology only keeps people safe if they use it. How do you ensure staff engage with the tech you develop?

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Avoid a tug of war

HR and risk departments may both be seeking to protect employees from conflict overseas, but must beware the conflict among themselves

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Build a security culture

How do you foster threat awareness and guard against complacency among your travelling workforce? We get the lowdown from Tess Baker, director at crisis prevention and response consultancy NYA – AIG’s service partner in crisis management

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The rise of cyber terror

Terrorist groups targeting business and even governments with ransomware and data theft could wreak misery and mayhem. But there are ways to armour up

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#ChangingRisk

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We are trying to revolutionise risk

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When it comes to risks, the only constant is change. We have launched the #ChangingRisk survey to find out how you, the industry, believe we can adapt, so that we remain most valuable and relevant in this rapidly moving business world. Here’s a preview of the results so far

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Four changes risk managers must make if they want to make a difference

2019-06-11T09:26:00+01:00

Risk managers need to change the way they view, approach and act on risk. There are no quick fixes, just a hard process for #ChangingRisk, writes Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group

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Risk managers need to be brave and reach the next level

2019-06-05T10:50:00+01:00

Airmic board member and risk manager for BT Tracey Skinner explains why risk managers need to talk to as many people as possible and not be blinded by their jargon

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Valuing intangible assets

2019-06-05T10:38:00+01:00

Data has an intrinsic value but how do insurers value an intangible asset? James Tuplin from AXA XL explains.

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How to upgrade your risk management

2019-06-03T18:16:00+01:00

As part of our #ChangingRisk series at Airmic 2019, Julia Graham, deputy chief executive and technical director at Airmic says risk managers must upskill on communication and storytelling and broaden their knowledge to gain the eyes and ears of the c-suite and the board

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Digitising your dinner

With growing awareness of what can go wrong with their food before it reaches their plate, consumers are demanding more. Tracking technology and sensors could provide the answer

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Future of food

Demand for fresh, fast, diverse food options is boosting innovation, but also unseen risks throughout the supply chain. In response comes a new age of insurance

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Can science solve starvation?

The colossal imbalance between global hunger and food waste must be addressed. But opinions vary on the controversial measures that could feed the world

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Intangible risks that break the chain

The way we get food across the globe is growing more complex, bringing unseen vulnerabilities to the supply chain, writes Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ food and agriculture expert Oleksandr Artiushyn

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The Journal

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The Journal: Business interruption

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StrategicRISK and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launch the second edition of The Journal examining business interruption

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StrategicRISK The Journal: Product recall

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The first edition of The Journal examines product recall risk.

Risk leaders

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Perception is king

A ‘stuffy’, ‘data-led’, ‘paper-driven’ profession is what some believe risk management to be. But it is a perception far from the truth, and Tim Murray, Airmic’s new chair, is on a mission to let everyone know what risk management really is about. Sara Benwell reports

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The science guy

Smart technology while great for business are also increasing our exposure to cyber risks. But Airbus Defence and Space’s risk manager Philippe Cotelle says it’s not rocket science. His approach to cyber risk is influencing our entire industry. His first lesson? Make the tech guys your new best friends

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Taking the temperature of risk

When Kurt Meyer took the job as head of risk and insurance for the swiss national grid, he had no idea that it would lead him to reshape the conversation around risk management.

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‘We need to be agile in the way we look at risk’

Nor Adila Ismail, the long-serving chief risk officer at Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS, has taken an unconventional route to the top. She reveals what she has learned about the risk profession, and offers some advice to newcomers.

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Bright young star

Risk managers all love a nice long risk document, right? Not so StarHub’s Nigel Tay. Meet the man bringing on-the-ground collaboration, agile process and even fun to corporate risk management. Trust us, you’ll like him.