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Carillion collapse: the lessons learnt in supply chain risk

How the collapse of construction giant Carillion highlighted many issues within construction supply chains, including the opaque nature of subcontractor networks

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Construction sites of the future are becoming more complex – so how can the risks be managed?

Construction companies face myriad challenges as infrastructure projects grow in complexity and the need to balance the dual pressures of price competition and quality standards grows


Political risk levels up 60% since 2017

A new survey from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and Oxford Analytica found nearly 70% of global business leaders stated they had scaled back operations in a country as a result of political risk concerns or losses.

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Don’t waste time managing risks

Stop, collaborate and listen, Hans Læssøe is back with a brand new lesson. In his latest opinion piece, the principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group explains why things will never be the same again for risk managers.


Should operational risk managers be in the first line of defence?

The ideas behind this would be that ‘risks are managed where they occur’. It’s a complicated question, but an uncomplicated answer – in short, no, according to risk thought leader Chris Corless

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Cyber ranked as the number one risk for businesses – and risk managers are tooling up for the threat

A preview of Ferma’s 2018 European risk manager survey finds that risk managers have put aside their differences with IT colleagues and are now working collaboratively to combat the biggest risk for corporates

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Risk managers are “co-pilots” for profound business transformation

More than one-third of the risk managers are involved in their company’s digital transformation journey, according to a preview of Ferma’s European Risk Manager Survey


How do you justify investment in more risk resources when the results are hard to measure?

Mark Wilson, director, 20-20 Risk Advisory & Insights examines whether risk can be linked to ROI

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Enterprise Risk Management – have we been doing it right all along?

Chief risk officer, Michael Doyle, argues ERM has in fact stood the test of time and has made a significant contribution to the development of risk management as a profession.

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