Risk v safety: the new £multi-million challenge

Managing the various risks arising from business operations has always been a challenge for company directors in all sectors, but a recent change in the law for England & Wales has changed the risk management landscape significantly.

The Business of Risk

Risk in business is inevitable – in fact it is essential. A business which does not take commercial risks will not grow and a business which does not grow is doomed to decline.

The evidence is now clear – ignore health & safety at your peril

I was recently asked by a colleague whether there was any evidence that the Sentencing Guidelines for health & safety offences, which came into effect in February 2016, were actually having an effect.

The ambulance is at the gate, Boss – now what should I do?

This is the nightmare scenario for every company where medium to high risk activities are being carried out

Board Plus – rethinking the company board