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Political Risk & War

Cybersecurity, BREXIT, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2019...

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The risks of protectionism for supply chains

With a looming trade war between the US and China and the potential for increased trade friction as the UK leaves the EU, the world is approaching a new era of protectionist trade policies – and the subsequent...

Social Risk Moves Centre Stage

The world is continuing to change – and change rapidly, with social matters arguably more important than ever to strategic and operational management and the way we deal with risk and uncertainty. Social considerations are wide ranging and affect all aspects of business...

We Are None Of Us Islands

In this interconnected and increasingly digitised world, many (indeed, perhaps most) risks and uncertainties that we contend with cannot be evaluated and managed in isolation. Common features of interconnected risks and uncertainties include multiple characteristics...

Faking It

Several elections may have been influenced by so-called fake news disseminated over social media over the past 18 months. They include elections in the UK, the United States, France, Germany, India, Kenya and the Netherlands. And fake news was probably at play in referenda in the UK and Spain...