Insuring against the worst

As chief executives struggle to identify their business risks, Charlie Thomas considers why bosses are increasingly turning to the insurance market for help

Focus moves to more than these ‘known unknowns’

As lines of supply become more complex and exposed, it may be time to rethink our approach to supply chains, writes Malory Davies

‘Walmart meets Mother Teresa’ to manage costs and big data

Stephen Armstrong investigates the application of information technology in healthcare against the need for NHS cost savings

In the unwanted event of apocalypse now in Europe

Charles Orton-Jones looks at ways of hedging against the worst possible scenario in crisis-torn European money markets

A question of driving big data

Mike Brockman, chief executive of insurethebox, tells Sean Kelly how telematics is transforming the motor insurance industry

Outsourcing on the move

Mobile technology allows informed decision-making away from the office and now outsourcing is on the move, as James Silver reports

Opportunity knocks for fiddlers and cheats

Attempts to profile a typical fraudster may point the finger of suspicion at completely innocent employees. Guy Clapperton learns that vigilance and caution can pay off