05
May

The Five Pillars of Operational Resilience

The Basel Committee (on Banking supervision) defines operational resilience as “the ability […] to deliver critical operations through disruption”. This could not be more succinct. Like all abilities it takes time and effort to get good at it. Here is a brief view of the key elements that collectively deliver resilience for an organization and...
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05
May

The Charitable Purpose – the Touchstone for the Organisation

Many corporate mission statements are simply clever PR, designed to impress but not necessarily lived. Back in the days when it was safe to go to people’s offices for face-to-face meetings, I was always fascinated to see the Vision, Mission, and in some cases the Strategic Objectives of the organisation I was visiting on prominent...
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21
Apr

Webinar – Fundamentals of Anti-Money Laundering for Credit Unions

Webinar – Fundamentals of Anti-Money Laundering for Credit Unions We have teamed up with ID-Pal and Corrib Point to organise a CPD approved*, one-hour webinar on the Fundamentals of AML for Credit Unions. It will take place on Thursday May 13th @ 10.30am and cover the following topics: AML Risk Assessment – who, what, when, where, and why?Controls –...
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09
Apr

10 Things you should know about Operational Resilience

10 Things you should know about Operational Resilience Operational Resilience is the ability of an organisation to continue to deliver critical operations throughout a disruption. Operational Resilience does not replace Risk Management nor Business Continuity, it enhances them. Operational Resilience is an outcome of Risk Management, Information Security (including Cyber), Incident Management, Business Continuity, and...
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03
Mar

Evidencing compliance with the Charities Governance Code – Webinar

Evidencing compliance with the Charities Governance Code – Webinar Good governance involves putting in place systems and processes to ensure that your charity achieves its charitable objectives with integrity and is managed in an effective, efficient, accountable and transparent way. The Charities Regulator has set a minimum standard of governance you need to comply with,...
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12
Feb

Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like?

Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like? Let’s begin with a definition of Risk Appetite. ISO 31000 (the international risk management standard) defines risk appetite as “the amount and type of risk that an organisation is prepared to pursue, retain or take”. Adding to this, we could say that risk appetite is the amount...
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13
Jan

Charities Governance Code – Principle 4: Exercising Control… what’s that all about?

CalQRisk Analysis - Inside the Charities Governance Code Just like any other organisation, charities are expected to comply with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations. And while the buck ultimately stops with the trustees of the charity, like it does with the board of directors in other organisations, a charity’s staff and volunteers also have...
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11
Nov

CBI Thematic Review – Fund Management Companies’ Governance, Management & Effectiveness

CalQRisk Analysis - Central Bank of Ireland Thematic Review on Fund Management Companies’ Governance, Management and Effectiveness
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09
Jul

Throwback Thursday

Our latest Newsletter gives you a chance to revisit some of our most popular GRC articles...
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03
Jul

10 Things To Consider When Drafting Your Remote Working Policy

Guest Post by Marie Murphy, Fort Privacy These days we are all talking about the “New Normal”. Whether we apply that to how we shop, or what’s happening in schools and creches or how the GAA is adapting to get people back playing games, there seems to be a general acceptance that for now at...
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