Business Risk Strategies

Risk management is not to be cast off to mid-management; it is time for risk to step up and take its seat in the boardroom. The best business leaders are awakening to the competitive advantage that can be derived from embedding risk management into company culture, in order to protect sensitive data and brand reputation. This report focuses on how to achieve business resilience, whilst illustrating how easily effective risk management can boost the bottom line.

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Counter risk but enable growth

Risk managers must protect business from catastrophic failure in a way that does not stifle growth, writes Alex Cardno


Culture where risk is understood

Risk cannot be eliminated in business, but nurturing the right management culture can keep it under control, as Charles Orton-Jones reports


Better quality risk management

Charles Orton-Jones asks Mike Power, professor of accounting at the London School of Economics, what businesses and regulators could do better to manage risk


Insight versus oversight

Risk management is a way of developing “insights” into emerging uncertainties within a business, to adapt and achieve resilience, says Milliman


Prepare to limit cyber damage

Significant business risks reside in cyberspace and the threat to valuable data from organised hackers, writes Tom Brewster


UK faces up to world of risks

Companies must address a multitude of risks, ranging from global events to internal problems, all of which can hit their profits and reputation, as Leo King discovers


Integrate risk to balance the books

Companies are increasingly being urged to adopt integrated reporting, identifying business risks as well as opportunities, writes Rob Langston


'Resilient companies succeed'

How well prepared is your organisation to withstand setbacks and crisis? The answer to that question goes well beyond risk management. New research shows that resilient companies are generally more successful and ultimately more profitable. John Hurrell says behaviour is key


Will insurance cover risk?

Insurers are endeavouring to keep pace with a fast-changing business world, but companies seeking insurance must be sure to cover new risks, as Anthony Hilton reports


A data-driven approach

When companies consider analysing large volumes of business data as part of their overall risk management strategy, the concept can at first seem too daunting, says ACL’s director of global solutions consulting, Chris Stewart-Smith


Improved business performance

To achieve the best outcomes, you need to understand how the business as a whole is functioning. By collecting and analysing the right operational data, you can see the big picture, mitigate risks and improve performance, says EY advisory partner Ben Taylor


Capitalising on emerging opportunities

K2 Intelligence examines some lessons learnt in developing and frontier markets

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