The Death of the Chief Risk Officer

Since the Financial crisis, the role of the Chief Risk Officer has increasingly come under scrutiny. Regulatory demands, already evolved from Controlled Function to Senior Managers Regime, have made the CRO, a pivotal point in the organisation, responsible for governance. This is the natural consequence of the dire breakdown in...

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The Decline of UK Manufacturing

Following all the positivity around manufacturing in recent months, the sector had its weakest month in over two years as the impact of the global economic slowdown and the reality of a no-deal Brexit saw exports decline in August for the first time since April 2016. This was backed up by...

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Be Bold: Why Diversity Matters

Diversity and Inclusivity are hot topics in most businesses, particularly following the recent report from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Focussed on the FTSE 350, it made for lurid headlines and uncomfortable reading. With the moral argument won a long time ago, businesses increasingly understand how...

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