Risk Management

Failure to manage absenteeism costs business

Young people and females in particular have the highest work absenteeism rate in South Africa. Assisting over 60 South African organisations manage absenteeism in the workplace has helped us identify some interesting trends in absenteeism…
Risk Management

Risk: a Director's perspective

IRMSA hosted another Risk Management breakfast conference at the Woodmead Country Club. Gillian Le Cordeur, new General Manager of IRMSA, welcomed the delegates, and thanked CQS (www.cqs.co.za) for its sponsorship of the event. Hester Hickey,…
Risk Management

Mining risk in Africa

The eagerness with which global miners are investing in Africa belies the risks that operating mines on the continent offer the unwary investor. Beyond the standard risks that miners have to deal with anywhere, like…
Risk Management

Business continuity management

Business continuity management: a vital component and solution for organisations operating in the cloud. Disaster recovery preparedness may be an emerging priority, but organisations are rapidly realising the important role of business continuity in the…