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  • Gender pay gap

    Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 by Clementina Christopher

    Gender pay gap is one of those business terms that feels as if it's been around forever, frustratingly. It's entered the corporate lexicon as if it's just a thing that has to be accepted now; a fact of business life, like year end or a tax return. But how did we get to this and more importantly what needs to happen to eradicate the gender pay gap permanently? The Equality Act 2010 was designed to ...

  • IR35, staying out of the HMRC line of fire!

    Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by Clementina Christopher

    If you're of a certain age, you will no doubt remember the golden heyday of contracting. Stories of largesse were widespread and highly skilled and rare employees were leaving jobs in droves, setting up limited companies and returning as contractors. Companies liked it since they could avoid some of the risks and obligations of being an employer. Employees embraced the opportunity to offset as ...

  • A Systemic Problem

    Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

    2020 was a pivotal year for global human relations, with the cataclysmic effects of the pandemic and the resurgence in the Black Lives Matters protests. Despite the imperative for change, a recent BBC article reported that ministers are now urging civil servants to scrap unconscious bias training. Riskjobsboard caught up with Inspirational Risk CEO Joachim Adenusi to find out why? “Everyone has a ...

  • Trainers step up in the Year of Risk

    Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

    This was the year in which everything changed, and in which the importance of the risk profession has been highlighted. Business plans drawn up in January had to be scrapped, and new ones hastily drawn up, in March and April as large parts of the global economy were switched off in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Even some sectors that have thrived, such as food retailing, had to make major ...

  • Risk professionals need to learn resilience

    Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    Resilience is an emerging business trend in 2020. And it carries a double meaning: all professionals will need a certain level of personal resilience to cope with the highly unpredictable economic world featuring social distancing and remote working. There is also a need for risk professionals to understand the concept of business resilience. For the past 30 years or so, most businesses have ...

  • Independent UK-based news and careers website for risk professionals

    Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    An all-new independent careers website, online magazine and forum for the risk profession will be launched in June 2020. Set up by London-based consultancy Clemfield Solutions, riskjobsboard.com will advertise job vacancies and feature articles, online forums, blogs, and sponsored content. The launch reflects the growing importance of strategic risk assessment for organizations. This has been ...

  • Human Risks Are More Unpredictable

    Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020

    The outcomes of human interventions can be even harder to anticipate than health and environmental risks in financial services, because fintech innovations are changing markets so rapidly. Philip Whiteley talks to financial services risk adviser Dennis Cox Behavioural changes in response to disruptive technologies can be even harder to model and anticipate than health and environmental risks, ...