Don’t let Brexit overwhelm the Local Elections!

The EU Referendum had taken up so much time and space in the media and elsewhere recently that it is easy to forget that there are other issues in politics and in life. Local Councils, Police Commissioners, the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh and Northern Irish...

How can big businesses manage their external risks?

I have written about the need for big businesses to recognise three categories of risk: operational, strategic and external, and I have written about the ways in which the first two categories need to be addressed.  In this article I will deal with the third category....

Beware! Pfishing is getting more dangerous.

I have warned before about the dangers of opening dunious e-mails and especially the links and attachments in them.  Well they seem to be getting cleverer and more harmful than ever. I am grateful to Will Howell of CTA Systems for this latest advice. The pfishermen...

What risks do the Panama Papers pose to you?

You may think that the fuss about the revelations of offshore funds, tax havens and money laundering have nothing to do with you. (That is assuming you are not one of the people named.  If you are, the risks are different). I can detect two areas in which the present...