Senior management views talent scarcity as serious risk

Senior management views talent scarcity as serious risk

Senior management views talent scarcity as serious risk

Organisations are facing up to the realities of shifting demographics and new technology in terms of accessing the right talent, with senior management viewing talent scarcity more acutely than HR professionals. The 2017 Global Talent Trends Study from Mercer states: “As the competition for talent continues to rise and business models are disrupted by technology and socio-demographic shifts, organisations are…

Women play growing role in risk management says IRM

Women play growing role in risk management says IRM

Women play growing role in risk management says IRM

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017, the UK-based Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has highlighted the growing role women play in risk management in the UK and beyond. The IRM said: “While it may not be easy to predict what tomorrow’s business will require from its leadership, there is a growing body of evidence that women are no longer trying to…

Ferma and CRE launch European Risk Management Awards 2017

Ferma and CRE launch European Risk Management Awards 2017

Ferma and CRE launch European Risk Management Awards 2017

Following a successful inaugural event last year, Ferma and Commercial Risk Europe are delighted to announce the launch of the second European Risk Management Awards. Culminating in an awards ceremony and gala dinner in London on 6 November 2017, this year’s awards will once again reward excellence in risk and insurance management, as well as best-in-class performance at key service…

UK to ‘fundamentally’ review Corporate Governance Code

UK to ‘fundamentally’ review Corporate Governance Code

UK to ‘fundamentally’ review Corporate Governance Code

The UK regulator is going to “fundamentally” review its country’s Corporate Governance Code. The review will consider issues raised by the UK government’s green paper and consultation on corporate governance standards that was launched in December, as well as work carried out by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) on corporate culture and succession planning. As part of its review the…

French risk managers continue support of African colleagues

French risk managers continue support of African colleagues

French risk managers continue support of African colleagues

French risk management association AMRAE continues its investment in support of the growing French-speaking Africa risk management community as it held its third Francophone Club Risk Management day at its annual conference at the start of February in Deauville, Normandy. The Francophone day takes place immediately before the start of the main AMRAE conference and is designed as a platform…

AMRAE on track as cyber tops agenda for 2017: Bouquot

AMRAE on track as cyber tops agenda for 2017: Bouquot

AMRAE on track as cyber tops agenda for 2017: Bouquot

Brigitte Bouquot, president of AMRAE, says that the French risk management association is on track with its big plan to push risk management up the corporate agenda. The challenges presented by cyber risk offer an opportunity to show wider management the value that risk and insurance management can bring, she explained interview. AMRAE is “on track” with its big plan…

Diversity of knowledge key to managing risk: Airmic

Diversity of knowledge key to managing risk: Airmic

Diversity of knowledge key to managing risk: Airmic

Boards and their risk management advisers will need more diverse experience and expertise as they grapple with the rapidly changing risk environment, according to Airmic. The UK risk management body made the comments in a recently published guide on risk reporting and the UK Corporate Governance Code (UK Code), published in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).…

Ferma to publish cyber recommendations in June

Ferma to publish cyber recommendations in June

Ferma to publish cyber recommendations in June

Ferma will publish groundbreaking recommendations for Europe’s risk managers on how to best manage cyber risk at an operational and strategic level in June this year. The recommendations are being drawn up in partnership with the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA), a body that Ferma is also working with on reporting, governance and transparency matters. The cyber…

AMRAE’s Bouquot encourages risk managers to earn respect

AMRAE’s Bouquot encourages risk managers to earn respect

AMRAE’s Bouquot encourages risk managers to earn respect

AMRAE president Brigitte Bouquot has urged risk managers to take up leading positions as organisations deal with the challenges brought about by the digital revolution and other new technologies. In her opening speech at the 25th staging of Les Rencontres de l’AMRAE in Deauville this week, Ms Bouquot was less than effusive about the cyber solutions currently available, although she…

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