Focus on risk

Focus on risk
Seminars on risk-based auditing will be held at London's Cumberland Hotel on July 5-6. The seminar will concentrate on developing more focused audit plans, improving audit performance and practising high-productivity techniques. Business Risk Management managing director Phil Griffiths will lead the seminars, which will be repeated on September 27-28.
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All go for Algo
Algorithmics Incorporated has launched a operational risk management solution, through its work with Halifax. The product, called Algo Oprisk, was designed to meet Halifax's need for a progressive approach to controlling operational risk. It builds on the existing Algo Watchdog product by combining it with Also Opdata, which is a data infrastructure for losses, near-misses, issues and key risk indicators.

New guide
The guide to reputable business continuity suppliers will be published on May 18. The top five places so far are: Comdisco; Forbes Calamity Prevention and IBM equal second, Strohl Systems; Insight Consulting; and Sungard and Sema Group Recovery Systems at equal fifth. Companies are recommended by members of

Singapore deal
UK risk management consultancy Alan Waring & Associates (AWA) has signed a deal with Singapore's Zuellig Insurance Brokers (ZIB). The 40-strong AWA team will work exclusively for the brokers in Singapore and other south-east Asian territories, following almost a year of negotiations. ZIB has a risk management services division and works with major industrial, technological and transportation companies.