Partner

The Institute for European Studies

In preparation of the Malta Think Tank ‘From Global to Local’ PRIMO agreed to a dedicated partnership with The Institute for European Studies to address and elaborate the specific theme of climate change. This institute within the University of Malta is focused on multi-disciplinary teaching. It runs an evening Diploma course, as well as full-time courses leading to the Bachelor of […]

Leadership in Risk Management

By Harvard Business Review THE C-SUITE IS taking a stronger role in leading the risk management effort at major primarily European companies, underscoring the higher priority risk has assumed in the wake of several years of financial and economic turmoil. Congruently, companies are underscoring the need for strong board involvement to facilitate decision-making regarding strategic and enterprise-wide risks and to encourage […]

EIPA Seminar Risk Management & Internal Control

Key Items of Good Governance for Local Governments Rescheduled for April 2014 For PRIMO members: a reduce fee! Target group This seminar is designed for civil servants of local governments with an interest in two important items of good governance: risk management and internal control. Of course, other stakeholders involved in control systems, such as local politicians, are also invited to […]

Environmental Risk Management

By Harvard Business Review This report has been written derived from the responses of the HBR survey on this issue, this in cooperation with Zurich, FERMA and PRIMO. Notice that on the 26th of June a webinar will be held. Increasing attention to environmental risk Overwhelmingly, our survey responses tell us that European organizations—companies, largely, but also a sprinkling of […]

FERMA Benchmarking Survey 2012

Keys to Understanding the Diversity of Risk Management in a Riskier World Source: FERMA . This 6th Edition of the FERMA Risk Management Benchmarking Survey fits the first strategic objective of FERMA to coordinate, promote and support the development and application of Risk Management in Europe by organising surveys and benchmarks to identify and share current practices. The key findings:

Aftershock: Adjusting to the New World of Risk Management

By Deloitte. Following the latest global economic crisis, organizations of all types are still operating in a volatile, highly changeable risk environment. In a spring 2012 survey of 192 U.S. executives, Deloitte and Forbes Insights found that many are still working hard to make sense of this environment. In fact, a stunning 91% plan to reorganize and reprioritize their approaches […]

Press release RMP and PRIMO start partnership

‘Risk Management Partners (RMP), a leading UK company in the public sector to provide individually insurance programmes, integrate claims management, information management and risk control services that will reduce cost of risk in the medium and long term and Public Risk Management Organisation (PRIMO) have decided to start a dedicated partnership for 2011 and 2012. The partnership of RMP and […]

Alarm Risk Management Toolkit

Alarm, the public risk management association has launched a new Risk Management Toolkit. Developed in association with Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, the Toolkit builds on Alarm’s Core Competencies in Public Service Risk Management and has been designed to provide a ‘how to’ guide to the management of risk in public service organisations. The Alarm […]

ISO 31000: La gouvernance des risques publics

Préparer le secteur public à la gouvernance des risques publics: premiers pas vers un référentiel ISO 31000: Cadre de gestion des risques et retours d’expériences Source: Marsh, PRIMO La gestion des risques occupe une place de plus en plus importante dans les préoccupations des dirigeants territoriaux. Dans un contexte de quête d’efficience plus marquée, de diversification des outils de la […]

Insufficient situational awareness about Critical Infrastructures by Emergency Management

Source: TNO Defence, Security and Safety Authors: Eric Luiijf and Marieke Klaver Abstract This paper discusses critical infrastructures (CI) and their dependencies, with as central theme the hypothesis that a lack of CI situational awareness and protection in emergency management operations results in unnecessary amplification of the consequences. This paper discusses the hypothesis and findings along some well-known international emergencies […]

Global model practice survey 2010 – Adding some hot topics

Source: Deloitte Foreword We are proud to present the second edition of the model practice survey conducted by Deloitte during the first half of 2010. Due to the success of the 2009 edition, which primarily had European financial institutions in scope, it was decided to broaden the scope to global coverage. This survey includes the response of 89 financial institutions, […]

Global Risks Report 2011

Source: World Economic Forum and Marsh & McLennan “The financial crisis has drained the world’s capacity for dealing with shocks. The frequency and severity of risks to global stability have amplified, while the ability of global governance systems to deal with them has not. From the Executive Summary The world is in no position to face major, new shocks. The […]

Rethinking Risk Management in Financial Services

Practices from other domains Source: World Economic Forum, prepared in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group. Letter from the Steering Committee: “The financial crisis has, to put it mildly, seriously challenged our traditional approach to risk management. Consequently, a number of individuals and institutions have advanced ideas for improving not only the analytical framework, but also the status and relevance […]

Cohesion Policy

The main goal of PRIMO is to develop an holistic approach of city governance, i.e. an integrated approach where the city is considered as an entity and in which all institutions and stakeholders cooperate to realize political targets. In this approach the common adressing of risks and benefits, of chances and threatenings is crucial for success. Moreover the ‘tuning’ with […]

The top 10 risks for business in 2010

In today’s business environment, conditions remain challenging for many, and risk retains its position high on every organization’s agenda. Source: Ernst & Young In today’s post-downturn economy, a variety of business risks have emerged — and some have become more prominent. From the threat of increased regulation to emerging markets to social responsibility and more, our survey of leading industry […]

Bridging the gap

The start of this year saw the publication of the 2010 Salary and Status Survey which has given us a valuable insight into the position, responsibilities, reporting lines, salary and benefits received by our members. it also reveals that members are more likely to have a degree and earn above the average salary for public sector employees. 2010 has also […]

The future of risk

Protecting and enabling performance, Report 2009 Source: Ernst & Young, partner of PRIMO Europe Introduction Albeit painful, progress ultimately results from crisis. The current downturn is causing companies to challenge their risk management processes and ask how they can further improve their risk management efforts. Against this backdrop, we conducted a survey to provide a snapshot of the current risk […]

Insights on IT risk: Top privacy issues for 2010

Source: Ernst & Young, partner of PRIMO Europe Information serves as an integral part of most business processes. Organizations cannot survive without information and the supporting systems, third parties and manual activities that collect, derive, process, store and make available the information. Organizations rely on information and, therefore, are at risk when the information is degraded. In addition, information often […]

Local authorities to strengthen partnerships/ Consolidation des partenariats par les autorités locales

Source: Public Service Article Friday, May 14, 2010 It’s time to create strong public/private partnerships which would take forward economic, social and environmental well being for citizens and communities, says the European Federation of Local Government Chief Executives (UDiTE). Many local government chief executives are set to reposition their policies for economic, social and environmental regeneration after facing the worst […]

Day of Risk

Source: “Government for the future” Director Eric Frank of PRIMO Nederland participates in Day of Risk. Dutch project on risk and responsibility “The working conference ‘Day of Risk’ on the 19th of May is part of the Dutch project Risk and Responsibility, which aims at sparking a debate on a better balanced management of risk and incidents. The project was […]