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Experts demand public’s involvement in Government’s new UK security policy

Rethinking Security, the network of peace and security experts, has called on the Government to adopt what it terms “an inclusive approach” towards reviewing and renewing the UK’s security policy. Welcoming the announcement of the Conservative Government’s...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020
Angus Darroch-Warren
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Looking Ahead: The Security Challenges of the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, the security landscape never ceases to change and evolve, both on a macro and micro level. This is compounded by the fact that the remit of the security professional not only continues to expand to meet new threats, but also requires the exploitation of...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 1)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 1 of Risk Xtra’s round-up,...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Deloitte European CFO Survey: “Pessimism rises as risk appetite tumbles further”

Over a third (36%) of Europe’s CFOs feel more pessimistic about their companies’ financial prospects than they did three months ago, according to the tenth edition of the Deloitte European CFO Survey. This percentage has doubled since the first survey in spring 2015, when the...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Finance sector must resolve to tackle growing threats posed to operational resilience

How firms deal with the growing number of operational threats, how they prevent or recover from them and how they protect customers will be critical to maintaining their reputation, future competitiveness and long-term sustainability. That’s according to new report issued...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Institute of Risk Management professionals identify key risks on horizon for 2019

Cyber security, Brexit, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2019. Senior members of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) have identified key risk areas...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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“Natural catastrophe losses at their highest level for four years” finds Munich Re Group study

A number of devastating earthquakes and powerful storms rendered 2016 the costliest 12 months for natural catastrophe losses in the last four years. That’s according to a study conducted by the Munich Re Group, which shows that losses totalled US$175 billion, a good...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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“We’re All Doomed… Probably…”

The current and concerning issues that face us all are not confined to the big explosions and environmental disasters. In terms of the risks presented to societal security, not to mention the long-term economic and social structure of the Western World, Phillip Wood assesses why...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
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‘More Walls, More Warming, Less Water’: World Economic Forum report pinpoints ‘A World at Risk in 2016’

An increased likelihood around all risks, from the environmental to society, the economy, geopolitics and technology looks set to shape the global agenda in the coming year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 has found. In this year’s annual survey, almost 750...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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IRM outlines detailed framework on capabilities of flood risk-focused models for financial risk carriers

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has published a guidance document produced by its Internal Model Industry Forum (IMIF) exploring advanced uses for insurer internal models in the context of the insurance and reinsurance of flood risk. This guidance has been produced by a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015