Going global? Prioritise cultural intelligence

‘We’re entering a world of work where technological, cultural and non-verbal communication is as important as the traditional written and spoken forms’

Preparing for the next pandemic

It is a matter of when, and not if, a pandemic will strike, so how prepared are we to combat a deadly virus infecting millions around the globe?

How fraud could destabilise global economies

Fraud, like the mythical Hydra of Ancient Greece, is a many-headed foe that is capable of disrupting society in a number of ways

How risk preparation protects businesses from natural disasters

Flooded roads in Texas after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricanes, flooding, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, bush fires – all wreak havoc and dislocate global supply chains, but a disaster doesn’t have to shut down business

Protecting the rule of law from populist threats

Protest in Philippines

Threats to the rule of law are a major problem that should not be underestimated in risk areas, including the UK

Countering the impact of natural disasters

Businesses with comprehensive contingency plans, proper oversight, modern technology and agile management can mitigate the damage caused to supply chains and production by a natural disaster

A trusted partner to manage currency risk

With currency markets in flux, it’s important to put a foreign exchange strategy in place – with the right advice and broker

Straining links in global supply chain

Even the simplest product may be made up of parts from the other side of the world, introducing significant business risk if the supply chain is interrupted