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“Lack of risk leadership leaving UK businesses exposed” asserts Gallagher research

Just one in every five UK companies employs a Chief Risk Officer. That’s according to research involving 250 UK business leaders conducted by Gallagher, the global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm. According to the company, this is leaving UK...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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Nearly 50% of power and utility company CEOs concerned cyber attacks are “imminent”

Amid an environment wherein cyber security is under intense scrutiny, power and utilities company executives are feeling the pressure. According to KPMG’s 2018 Global CEO Study, 48% percent of CEOs interviewed showed concern that becoming the victim of a cyber attack is a...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
Rick McElroy
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Risk Management: Five Questions for CEOs in 2018

There’s not a CEO on the planet who doesn’t have security high on their business agenda as we move into 2018. The combination of escalating cyber attacks and new privacy legislation means that CEOs are being held accountable for the resilience of their organisation and the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Corporate governance reforms announced by Government to increase Boardroom accountability

Business Secretary Greg Clark has set out the Government’s corporate governance reforms designed to enhance the public’s trust in business. Under new Government reforms to Boardroom accountability, for the first time all listed companies will have to publish pay...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017
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“Operational and reputational risk top CEOs’ worry list” finds KPMG’s latest survey

According to the findings of a new survey carried out by auditing, tax and advisory specialist KPMG (during which the business interviewed upwards of 150 UK CEOs about their investment plans for the future and the issues affecting their organisations), reputational risk emerged...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Comprehensive iPass study unearths CEOs as “greatest risk” posed to enterprise security

Four-in-ten organisations believe that C-Level executives – including CEOs – are most at risk of being hacked when working outside of the office. That’s according to the findings of a new study conducted by iPass. Cafes and coffee shops were ranked as the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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PwC Report: “30% of CEOs predict more than one crisis to confront in next three years”

Businesses are being confronted with crises more often than might be expected and, with CEOs anticipating even more crisis events in the future, it’s no longer a matter of ‘If’ such events will hit, but rather ‘When’ they’re going to do so....
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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2017 will bring “year of creative cyber criminality and determined Government responses”

Privacy will dominate the corporate agenda in 2017. That’s the considered opinion of David Ferbrache, technical director in KPMG’s cyber security practice, who explained to Risk UK: “The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than 18 months...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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UK companies remain vulnerable to cyber attack despite CEOs ranking cyber as top threat for businesses

PwC’s Cyber Security practice has warned that UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite many CEOs now ranking cyber as one of the top threats to their business going forward. PwC’s cyber security partner Richard Horne was commenting on...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
Alister Esam
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Usability is Transformative, Demand is Cross-Generational

The days of imposing technology on a user base are over. Today’s Apple-inspired consumer technologies require no training and minimal support, while users of every generation – from millennials to the Board – increasingly expect the same experience from business...
Posted On 14 Oct 2015
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