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The RISC Authority has recently published its guidance on the management of fire, weather and escape of water risks presented by living and green walls. The guidance has been written to ensure that appropriate interested parties, such as insurers, fire authorities…

Recent data suggests that lithium battery fires involving e-scooters and e-bikes are increasing year on year. London Fire Brigade alone reported 155 e-bike and 28 e-scooter fires in the capital in 2023. Sadly, these incidents have involved a number of fatalities and serious injuries…

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has published its latest Business Continuity Good Practice Guidelines, Edition 7.0. The Guidelines incorporate new processes and terminologies, including reference to the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) rather than the previously used…

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have recently released a new version of its world-renowned cyber security framework. The framework, which was originally developed in 2014, is designed to assist organisations to improve their cyber security maturity by…

Risk Directory is a comprehensive resource library of technical risk management guidance and supporting documentation. The enhanced facility now comprises of 60 separate guidance documents, each delivering practical, regulatory and technical advice to support our clients…

The Government has recently published guidance in relation to the Golden Thread of Information for higher-risk buildings, as required under the Building Safety Act 2022. The guidance is aimed at clients, principal designers, principal contractors and accountable persons…

Following a 16-week consultation period the Financial Reporting Council has now published the 2024 edition of UK Corporate Governance Code which is applicable to all companies with a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange…

BT has recently announced that all BT Redcare operations will cease on 1st August 2025. They have stopped selling new alarm signalling products from the end of February 2024 and all their existing product services will end on 1st August 2025 (or earlier where contractual services are due to expire)…

The Construction Insurance Risk Engineers Group (CIREG) has released its first guidance on Managing Flood Risk During Construction. The aim of the guide is to raise awareness of flood hazards during the construction phase of projects and identify suitable risk management activity to be implemented via a Flood Risk Management Plan…

The 2024 edition of the highly regarded World Economic Forum Global Risks Report has recently been released highlighting some significant changes to the global risk landscape since last year’s report…