Where’s the silver lining to this cloud?

What’s a silver lining? There’s an old saying ‘even the darkest cloud has a silver lining’ or to use another metaphor, ‘it’s an ill wind indeed that blows no man no good’. In other words, however bad things are there’s...

Lessons from Dom on Reputational Risk

Your Reputational Risk could get overlooked The Reputational Risk is not the one at the top of your list of priorities as you come into this new phase of semi-lockdown. I certainly hope you are paying attention to the health risks to yourself, your employees and your...

Stay alert to the new risks at work

‘Stay Alert’ is the new slogan If the ‘Stay Alert’ message has a shortcoming, it is its vagueness, but compared with ‘Stay at Home’ almost anything is vague. However, for employers and employees who are preparing for a return to...

Is Covid-19 a special risk?

Is Covid-19 the one risk on which I have nothing to say? This is my first post about the Covid-19 crisis except one I put on my other website about the Christian response to this pandemic. That is because I am no medical expert and must rely on the advice we all get....

The risks of comparing IQ.

Why are IQ tests controversial? Schools, employers and others have carried out IQ tests for many years, on and off. The old Eleven Plus exams included them. This has always been controversial, especially when people have tried to compare the results of different races...

The Police – victims of the Claims Culture?

What Claims Culture? The Claims Culture is the name given to the phenomenon of people seeking compensation for every misfortune in life Some solicitors used to say where there’s blame there’s a claim and people think someone must be to blame for everything...