CRO 2020: Our Top Five Risks

2019 has already seen significant change across the Governance, Risk and Compliance space and, as it comes to a close, more regulatory pressure will come about due to the further roll out of SMCR.  With other new and evolving regulatory initiatives plus the regular BAU...

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D is for…Data

Digital has been the buzzword across the Insurance sector for some time.  But as the industry gets to grips (or less so in some cases) with digitization, business leaders are increasingly focused on another D … and that is all things ‘Data’. Insurance has always been...

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Cyber-attack: will you be on the hook?

From December 2019, the revised Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) framework will come into force. Along with the many new responsibilities and accountabilities, Senior Stakeholders need to understand that they may be partly, or fully, responsible for any cyber breaches that occur. Indeed, a failure...

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CRO: Hot seat or CEO designate?

  The New Risk Environment A number of recent articles continue to identify the battle for Risk talent as being a key business priority. One report states: “Companies are beginning to understand that, given the current level of business change and economic volatility, having a workforce that...

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Brexit: The CRO’s last straw?

In the last ten years, the role and scope of the CRO has evolved almost to the point of being unrecognisable from 20 years ago. The breadth of the role and its visibility – both internally and externally – has meant a new type of...

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Diversity: Do you get it?

Most leaders in the Insurance industry recognise the importance of gender diversity. It’s been a much talked about subject. But beyond the chatter, what’s actually being done about it? The Association of British Insurers (ABI) recently published a report entitled: “Tackling the gender seniority gap”. In...

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