How to reduce legal burden

Business regulation is being tightened in the wake of scams and scandals, as Rachel Fielding reports

Playing God or advancing the frontiers of medical science?

Fertility treatment has always been a highly controversial area of medicine and ever since its inception IVF has had its critics. Now some of the newer techniques are prompting fresh ethical dilemmas, as Liz Bestic reports

How to reverse roads to ruin

With the government highlighting the risk responsibilities of senior business executives, Jennifer Lowe asks what is good corporate governance?

Culture is capital to combat risk

While risk management policy can often be dictated from the boardroom, chief executives can do more to ensure their staff buy into it, as Alex Cardno discovers

Risk and return: balanced approach to corporate risk management

Although some consider risk a business cost, the world’s most successful companies know that strong risk management can boost the bottom line, says Steve Fowler of the Institute of Risk Management

Boxing clever to manage risks

Recognised schemes are available to assist with corporate compliance, but Rob Langston asks how do you think outside the tick box?

Counting the cost of failures

Lee O’Connell, head of legal and compliance at Eversheds Consulting, recalls examples of where compliance has failed and asks what are the lessons of history?

‘Brussels could declare UK’s energy U-turn illegal’

David Buchan, of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, examines UK energy policy and foresees a possible clash with Europe