Risk appetite and tolerance in the spotlight following changes to UK corporate governance code

Risk appetite and tolerance in the spotlight following changes to UK corporate governance code

Risk appetite and tolerance in the spotlight following changes to UK corporate governance code

As individuals, we often talk about ourselves as being risk averse or risk takers, and the same is true of businesses and organisations. But as risk management has become more sophisticated there is now talk of risk appetite and risk tolerance. But these terms are not well understood and there has been a pressing need for guidance on the subject.

Global business continuity survey shows sharp rise in supply chain problems

Global business continuity survey shows sharp rise in supply chain problems

Global business continuity survey shows sharp rise in supply chain problems

Almost nine out of ten companies, or 85%, have suffered such a supply chain interruption in the past twelve months according to a survey, conducted by the UK-based Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and sponsored by Swiss insurer, Zurich Financial Services, together with the supply chain division of German logistics company, DHL.

Niche brokers occupy sweet spot in increasingly specialised world claim German experts

Niche brokers occupy sweet spot in increasingly specialised world claim German experts

Niche brokers occupy sweet spot in increasingly specialised world claim German experts

German risk managers may increasingly prefer the services of small and medium-sized brokers to those of the market leaders despite the increased time and workload involved with spreading the net, because they provide individual support and better service, according to two market experts interviewed by Commercial Risk Europe.