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As 2012 comes to a close, RIMS would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of RiskWire a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume next Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.




What's your total cost of risk?
CSO Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
From Nov. 20, 2012: If you don't know, you need a better connection to your company's risk managers, who measure risk by what can be insured and what it costs to do so. While the measurement of operational risks is still a bit of a puzzle for CSOs, risk managers have used TCOR for ages. More

The big risks keeping the board awake
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From Nov. 13, 2012: Interest rates, volatile currency markets and changing regulation are the top three things keeping risk managers from their sleep. It's these overwhelmingly "macro" business risks that were cited by risk managers taking part in a recent survey as their big worries. The Risk Frontiers Survey, sponsored by XL Group, polled 75 risk managers in 11 countries. More

The top mistakes businesses make during emergency planning
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From Sept. 20, 2012: According to a 2012 study of more than 1,300 U.S. workers, 75 percent of employees believe their company is not well-prepared for a natural disaster. Cintas Corporation, a leader in first-aid and safety products, recently announced seven mistakes businesses make during emergency planning in recognition of National Preparedness Month. The theme of this year's event is "Pledge to Prepare," and encourages businesses to prepare for emergencies in order to reduce their impact. More



Workers' compensation: When can employer terminate a worker with a claim?
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From Nov. 15, 2012: When can an employer terminate a worker with a workers' compensation claim? For any employer considering firing an employee who is out on workers' comp leave — or recently back from it — don't make a move before considering all the angles. There are times when discipline or even termination is definitely warranted, just as it would be for any other employee, but workers' compensation adds another layer of risk that must be managed. More

Protect yourself and your business from a cyber attack
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From Oct. 4, 2012: Whether you are a business owner or individual you should be very concerned about cyber security. How valuable is your business, your license, your livelihood, your personal information? Read on and learn how to protect yourself and your company. More

What you can't say in an employee handbook
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From Oct. 23, 2012: Recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board regarding employee handbooks should prompt human resource leaders to review and possibly revise their own handbooks, as well as handle social-media disciplinary issues more thoughtfully, labor-law experts say. More

Take control of your workers' comp costs
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From Oct. 2, 2012: How can you significantly reduce the cost of your workers' comp premiums? By following a program of accident prevention, better claims management and prevention of fraud and abuse. More

Presenting risk management to the board
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From Oct. 11, 2012: The first shoe to drop was government regulations holding the Board of Directors personally responsible for the effectiveness of enterprise risk management programs at their organizations. Boards are given a choice between proving their risk management programs are effective or disclosing their ineffectiveness in risk management to the public. If they do neither, it is considered fraud, as not knowing about a risk is no longer a defense. More

Risk management: Strong governance means solid foundation
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From Nov. 6, 2012: Successful organizational risk management is not accomplished in a vacuum. Without the benefit of executive support, success is fleeting and inconsistent. Without clear message, risk management programs flounder. Without shared vision and strategic priorities which align with corporate mission and goals, risk management programs fail without exception. More

COSO releases new paper on risk assessment
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From Oct. 30, 2012: COSO has produced a new "thought paper" on risk management, offering ideas on how companies can raise their game with respect their particular approach to enterprise risk management. Titled Risk Assessment in Practice, the paper focuses specifically on the risk assessment process to help companies better determine how big or small their risks are and to help management focus attention on the most important risks and opportunities. More


 

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