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Risk committee articles

Articles, feature and reports from the ICAEW on the work and responsibilities of the audit committee

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How has risk management changed since the crisis

A decade on from the financial crisis in 2008, there are still no coherent guidelines for risk in financial services. Peter Neville Lewis looks at the challenges and provides answers.

Temperature check on corporate governance as new Code comes into effect

The UK is witnessing a battle to restore trust in business. Governance is more in the spotlight than at any time since the ‘Maxwell years’ which immediately preceded the 1992 Cadbury report.

9 Traits of an effective Audit Committee

Corporate Governance Community Corporate Governance Community Newsletter September 2018

Having an effective Audit Committee is essential for good corporate governance as it leads on financial reporting, internal controls, risk management and external audit functions.

Cyber safe not cyber sorry

Nick Wilding FS Focus December 2016

With the cyber-security breach at Tesco Bank reportedly costing £2.5m so far, Nick Wilding asks if boards are ready to take notice.

Resilience – more than a buzz word?

Mark Stock August 2016

PwC’s Mark Stock highlights how internal auditors are in a unique position to review how effectively an organisation can respond to change.

Lines of defence

Robin Pritchard Business and Management February 2015

Professor Robin Pritchard considers the critical role that audit committees and internal audit must play in the governance of a successful organisation.

The IT Treadmill

The IT audit function faces increasing technical and regulatory pressures. Ravi Joshi offers advice on mitigating risks.

Dealing with risk

Risk was the focus of this year’s third seminar in our series of View from the Boardroom events. Chaired by David Young, speakers explored this topical issue from a number of perspectives, giving practical hints for NEDs on how to deal with these issues on their boards.

An appetite for lending

Chris Marston, Head of Professional Practices at Lloyds TSB Commercial, explains how banks keep their approach and appetite to lend under regular review.

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