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Risk consulting “booming” in the UK suggests Source Global Research report

Risk and regulatory work is now the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK, breaking the £500 million barrier for the first time. Helping today’s organisations comply with regulations, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from major corporate scandals has led...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
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BDO FraudTrack: “Total value of fraud more than doubles to reach highest level since 2011”

The latest BDO FraudTrack report shows that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5 billion, representing an increase of 110% from the previous year and the highest value recorded since 2011. The FraudTrack report, which examines reported fraud episodes over £50,000 in...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
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PwC builds identity and access management capability with acquisition of Praxism UK

PwC is strengthening its fast-growing cyber security practice with the acquisition of Praxism, an Edinburgh-based consultancy specialising in identity and access management. Praxism is renowned for solutions designed to effectively tackle the staff, customer and consumer identity...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
Edinburgh University's Old College
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University of Edinburgh secures UK’s first Risk and Resilience Innovation Showcase

Edinburgh Research and Innovation, the commercialisation arm of the University of Edinburgh, has announced a new AIMday (Academic Industry Meeting day) for companies looking to anticipate possible future risks to their operations and plan resilience strategies for today’s global...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015
Scott Samme: joining the team at PwC
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PwC appoints analytics directors to Financial Services Risk and Regulation team

PwC has appointed two new data analytics directors to the UK company’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Scott Samme and Tayyaba Arif immediately join the leadership team of PwC’s Financial Services Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics (ARCA) practice. Samme joins...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
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Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
Iron Mountain’s study reveals concerns around the lack of analytic and strategic skills required to release full value from information
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Business leaders identify “worrying skills shortfall” among staff tasked with information management

For information professionals and the business leaders they support, the most critical information management skills that businesses will need over the coming years are the ability to add value to information through insight and analysis, combined with a strategic outlook and...
Posted On 22 May 2015
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Financial services firms “must take data security more seriously” warns Advanced 365

Financial services organisations must take data security more seriously and adapt their strategies to mitigate the risk of emerging cyber threats in what’s tipped to be the sector’s next disruptive decade. These are the findings of a new White Paper commissioned by managed...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Deloitte and IBM are jointly delivering next generation risk intelligence solutions
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Deloitte and IBM’s strategic alliance set to deliver “next generation risk intelligence”

Deloitte and IBM have announced the latest step in their long-standing strategic alliance which is specifically designed to create a “transformative series” of risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. Significant changes have occurred in the risk landscape...
Posted On 18 May 2015