Archive for March, 2005

Risk – like the relay

Posted in Business, Consulting, Employee benefits, Financial controls, Governance, HR, Management, Operations, Outsourcing, Payroll, Pensions, Process, Risk with tags , , , on March 30, 2005 by katephiz

Article authored for Personnel Today explaining risk using the analogy of a relay race.  Excerpt as follows:

Generally, preventing a risk from arising involves simple, straightforward solutions, which can often be implemented at minimal cost. The consequences and cost of dealing with a risk after it has happened can be considerable.

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However, as we have seen, many of the risks lie on the boundaries between departments and functions.

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Will your systems run smoothly for A Day?

Posted in IT, Management, Pensions, Press with tags , , , , , on March 21, 2005 by katephiz

Author of article in Pensions Week during March 2005 looking at some of the IT, technical and operational issues facing penson schemes in preparing for the change in legislation.  Excerpt follows:

With so many changes to systems, proceses and the practices that administrators apply, a sensible and structure approach is needed to manage the changes.