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Businesses with effective approaches to risk management were better prepared for the pandemic and are more likely to thrive in the future. So how can finance professionals improve their organisation’s approach to risk?
Cloud computing is transforming business IT services, but it also poses significant risks that need to be planned for. This practical guide for internal audits outlines how they should assess risk management.
Our helps managers in all functions who are being asked to pay more attention to the challenges of uncertainty.
An update on the basics of risk, with a look at issues in risk management today and a summary of the best resources.
Webinars and recordings
This joint webinar from the Business and Management Faculty and Fraud Advisory Panel, will provide a timely update on the current risks to business and how to safeguard against them.
Nick Wildgoose, a supply chain risk management expert, provides a brief background on the Act itself and international context and potential developments.
Professor Philip Linsley discusses how companies can address the challenges presented by uncertainty.
A risk assessment framework that allows organisations to capture their key risks. It is designed to be a working document that is part of the overall business performance management system.
Access the latest thinking on internal audit from ICAEW and others across the finance and auditing sector, as well as useful links to international internal audit standards and best-practice guidance.
ICAEW’s Internal Audit Panel has identified eight risk areas where boards and audit committees should be asking themselves whether they are receiving the objective assurance they need amid increased public scrutiny.
This guide considers seven challenges commonly faced by smaller internal audit functions and provides recommendations to help heads of internal audit establish and grow an effective function that can meet its priorities.
David Jardine, senior vice president, Internal Audit at bp plc, explains why Chief Executive Officers and Chief Financial Officers need to engage with the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Practice and why it’s not just for internal audit teams.
This page is an introduction to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 providing background to its introduction, some key definitions and a list of useful links.
Resources to help accountants and other finance professionals spot indicators of modern slavery in their business, their supply chains and clients' businesses and supply chains.
Guidance on how to report if you suspect someone is a victim of modern slavery or human trafficking or if you believe it is going on in either your own firm or in a client’s business.
The role that accountants and auditors play in working to mitigate the risk that large commercial organisations face as a result of the Modern Slavery Act's requirement to annually report on the risk of modern slavery in their business and supply chains.
Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service
Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising more than 60 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Core Accounting and Tax Service.
A chapter exploring how the oversight of risk should be dealt with at the level of the board of directors.
An overview of internal control and risk management in the UK’s Corporate Governance Code, with four example checklists.
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This book draws on emerging national and international best practice around risk management and has been written to provide detailed and practical guidance to information security and risk management teams on how to develop and implement a risk assessment and risk management process that will be in line with the requirements of ISO 27001.
This publication gives guidance for anyone responsible for or advising on an enterprise risk management process (ERM), This resource will help ensure the ERM process is well designed, well executed, and ultimately successful. Provides illustrative examples, best practices, and guidance for implementing or assessing an enterprise risk management process.
For candidates studying for the Global Association of Risk Professionals annual FRM exams
A guide to all major topics of concern for risk management.
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The article discusses the risks posed by big data analytics to businesses. Topics covered include how big data analytics can harm individuals in ways such as privacy invasion, manipulation and bias, the threats that it can bring to individual consumers and to the reputation and brand of the companies, and the need for companies to educate themselves about human rights frameworks and other ethical philosophies when managing big data risks.
Article looks at the emergence of the new risk department in financial institutions - the Enterprise Risk Management department which deals with risks that cut across tradition risk categories. ERM departments focus on new and emerging risks that have no traditional home in risk management departments. To illustrate ERM analysis, two case studies are presented: cryptocurrency and climate change risk.
Article gives an in depth overview of what ERM is and presents the four pillars of ERM: a coordinating role through the ownership of the risk management framework; the creation of the risk appetite statement, a foundational element of that framework; development of aggregating risk measures; and rounding up of cross-cutting risks
The article explores whether diversification is enough for effective portfolio risk management in practice. Topics include diversifying one's investments doesn't increase the level of expected returns, but rather it provides a more acceptable actual outcome.