Southwark Bridge

2016 for a GRC Practitioner

It’s a cold Monday morning in London as I cross over the Southwark bridge, famous among Luther fans. I’m returning back to a client to pick back up on a project …

Building a Risk Register

How to build your risk register As a GRC consultant I’m asked quite frequently ‘what should I put on my risk register?’. As a risk is anything that can affect your business, …

Risk 101

What is risk? Risk is any event that might affect your business – whether positively or negatively. Risk covers both internal factors – such as your processes, people and systems – and …

Supply Chain Risk

Mothers’ day, one of the busiest days of the year for florists. Marks & Spencer have been criticised by it’s customers for using package delivery firm Yodal. A very unloved, struggling company which …

Corporate Manslaughter

Businesses falling foul of health and safety legislation could be hit with tougher sanctions if new rules are adopted. Fines could take into consideration the company’s turnover  up to £20 million. 

Reputation Risk

On average 25% of a company’s worth is in its reputation. The information age means a few key presses can generate huge damage to a company’s reputation. Whether you are …