In today's interconnected world, no company is insulated from what's going on in other parts of the world politically, economically or technologically. Tangible and intangible risk proliferates, and inter-connectivity of risk is creating a daunting new risk landscape.
There is a commercial imperative for large companies to support their suppliers and customers. Hannah Brooke, campaign manager at Business in the Community, The Prince's Responsible Network, explains the important work of its Business Emergency Resilience Group.
How many times a day do you check your smartphone? Impossible as it may seem in today's 24/7 work culture, looking after your mental and physical health is just as important as always being available to colleagues.
Although Theresa May has said that "Brexit means Brexit", there is still a huge amount of uncertainty and debate about what it will actually look like. Ben Waterton of Arthur J. Gallagher urges risk managers to act now.
Changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015 in relation to basis clauses, warranties and other terms may have the knock-on effect of seeing the increased use of conditions precedent in policy wordings. Paul Lewis and Laura Moorhead of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP exp
Policyholders should be willing to pay higher insurance premiums for contract certainty, according to an Airmic report on the importance of business-critical insurance launched at its annual conference.
Airmic has set up the fastTrack scheme to give young risk managers help with their careers. It is also open to more experienced members who have taken on new roles. Fifty five people have so far expressed an interest in taking part. More