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‘Tools of the Trade’: Hints and Tips for Working in Risk Management

What’s it really like to work in the field of risk management? In conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Risk Xtra is beginning a new series of articles running under the banner ‘Tools of the Trade’ in which we ask practising professionals to...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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FCA and PRA jointly fine Raphaels Bank £1.89 million for outsourcing failures

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have jointly fined R. Raphael & Sons plc – the retail bank providing banking and related financial services – for failing to manage its outsourcing arrangements properly between...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Sword GRC set to host Risk Workshop in central London led by Michael Rasmussen

Specialist risk, compliance and governance solutions provider Sword GRC is to host a Risk Workshop on 12 June in central London. The event, which runs under the banner ‘Risk Management by Design’, is to be led by renowned GRC pundit Michael Rasmussen and will provide delegates...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

The security business sector isn’t known for being the most diverse when it comes to its constituent individuals. Most industry members fit a demographic as the industry remains for the most part male, with many resident professionals emanating from backgrounds in the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
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IRM unveils licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in Myanmar

The Myanmar Institute of Governance and Management (MIGM) operated by the Myanmar Education Development Co Ltd (MIGM-MED) has been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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IRM enlists Fundamentals of Risk Management training provider in South East Asia

JGA Training Services has recently been accredited as a licensed Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) training provider by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and will be operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. The FoRM course is...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as concerns about the impact of Brexit start to hit home, with 73% predicting damage to their company as a result of Brexit. The latest Boardroom Bellwether Survey...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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CMA’s attempt to improve UK audit market “risks putting the cart before the horse” warns ICSA

ICSA: The Governance Institute has expressed concerns that the UK audit market will not improve unless issues of education, training and trust are first addressed. The Institute also believes that the statutory audit services update paper published by the Competition and Markets...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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British Standard for private investigators revised to help distinguish professionals from rogue operators

BSI has revised BS 102000, the business standards company’s Code of Practice for the Provision of Investigative Services. The British Standard was developed within a committee comprising a number of experts from industry associations, security specialists, academia,...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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38th International East-West Security Conference features “intensive” two days of presentations

The 38th International East-West Security Conference organised by Capricorn Conferences and Exhibitions was held on 5-6 November at the Hotel West End on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Delegates representing private and public sector organisations from the Russian Federation...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018