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
Corporate risk appetite and sentiment has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets

“Rising uncertainty hitting business confidence in UK” states Deloitte

Business’ corporate risk appetite has faded in the face of weakness in emerging economies and global equity markets. That’s according to Deloitte’s latest survey of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) for Q3 2015 which gauged the views of 122 CFOs resident at FTSE 350 and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Despite recognising the need for greater technology expertise at Board level, few have the right skill sets. That’s one key finding of the latest study conducted by KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute

KPMG Survey: “Risk and strategy ‘two sides of same coin’ but many Boards failing to make the link”

Corporate Boards are deepening their involvement in company strategy and refining their oversight of the critical risks facing the business, but there’s “still work to be done” if organisations are to meet the challenges set by the 2014 UK Corporate Governance...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
The Total Security Summit runs on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 October in Northampton

Total Security Summit seminar programme outlined by Forum Events

The Total Security Summit runs at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire on Monday 19 October and Tuesday 20 October. Organiser Forum Events has now detailed the dynamic seminar programme which features a range of speakers and extremely valuable content aimed at...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
Mark Brown: Vice-President of Product Strategy at Sword Active Risk

Security risk cannot operate in isolation

Due to greater focus by the international news agencies on terrorism-related events and easier access to global information, our awareness of the risk of physical and non-physical threats to the things we hold precious in our lives is becoming more of a concern to us as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015