risk, risk landscape

3 April, 2020

Covid-19 adds to an unprecedented landscape of risk

Any conversation of risk right now is understandably dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is unprecedented in nature as an existential threat to companies, perhaps only comparable in its scope to a ...
risk survey, risk management, climate

24 March, 2020

Leadership in risk: share your experiences

Covid-19 has forced national governments into radical action to protect their nations from the pandemic. Boards too are adjusting, transforming strategy and business models to manage their way through...

24 January, 2020

UK firms urged to improve carbon emissions reporting

UK companies need to improve their carbon emissions reporting, according to new research. The study uncovered big spikes in reported emissions, suggesting unexplained volatility. The examination of...
risk survey, risk management, climate

13 December, 2019

Survey launches to reveal boardroom risk thinking

The Board Agenda Leadership in Risk Management Survey has been launched today in partnership with Maza...
global outsourcing

19 July, 2019

Outsourcing: the risks and rewards of a multi-faceted tool

Discussion of outsourcing has travelled a long way. Once used to cut costs, the process of transferring in-house processes and functions to an external provider has now become a core part of achieving...
Goldman Sachs

23 May, 2019

Mazars wins Goldman Sachs audit deal amid debate on market reform

Mazars, the professional services firm, has clinched one of the most significant audit contracts outside the Big Four firms after being appointed auditors of Goldman Sachs in Europe. There is nothi...
Steve Hewitt, Gymshark

28 January, 2019

Fit for growth: Steve Hewitt, Gymshark

Every Monday morning, Steve Hewitt takes a stroll around Gymshark’s HQ, or GSHQ, as he nicknames the fitness brand’s sparkling new offices in Solihull. Chief executive Hewitt takes about two ho...
financial services

16 January, 2019

Special report: Future-proofing financial services

Financial services firms are facing an unprecedented raft of challenges. Since the financial crisis, a new regulatory environment has forced a revamp of the responsibilities of boards, pushing functio...

20 December, 2018

Survey reveals boards struggle with sustainability

Board members are confident that they understand the importance of addressing sustainability, but a new survey also reveals that leadership teams are still grappling with how to build the right polici...
risk management

2 October, 2018

Ten most common mistakes boards make about risk management

1. Failing to place risk at the centre of business Boards often fail to put risk at the heart of the business because they underestimate the extent to which potential risk touches all aspect...