Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap

16th June 2019By Ruth SThoughts

As part of a moderated, but informally structured conversation, our speakers will discuss how to help legal advisers set a firm board agenda for innovation, while managing appropriate risks. The discussion will include: How to analyse such gaps and integrate compliance into your organisation Navigate the challenge of compliance by identifying routes to value How … Read More

Risky Women & The Ethics of Compliance: What’s next?

9th May 2019By Ruth SSpeaking & Events, Thoughts

Some follow-on things you can do today following the #RefinitivSummit in Singapore – dive right in: Join the Risky Women Network Follow @kimberleycole | @RiskyWomen Subscribe to Risky Women Radio on iTunes | Spotify | Google Play About Risky Women® A global network connecting, celebrating and championing women in risk, regulation and compliance. It has … Read More

AretéWork Quarterly – read the latest issue…

30th April 2019By Ruth SThoughts

The fourth edition of the AretéWork Quarterly it out – it has fresh news and articles that relate to Ethical Business Practice and Ethical Business Regulation. This issue looks back at the top articles from the first quarter – and looks ahead to some of the key events and conferences for the rest of 2019. … Read More

Listen with no thought of replying

17th April 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Thoughts

Some thoughts from one of my recent workshops… Try to be fully present without judgment. Listen with an open mind; focus on what the person is saying, not on how you are going to respond. Remember that everyone has his or her own separate reality. What might that mean for listening? Try listening to a … Read More

Three insights from the World Economic Forum

30th January 2019By Michael AmbjornThoughts

Guest blog by Michael Ambjorn – following the annual Davos circus from afar, a few quick take-aways: Don’t miss the elephant(s) in the room Hannibal famously crossed the Alps with elephants. I’m fairly sure that he didn’t go through Davos. Yet, that’s not to say that the assembled leaders didn’t miss a few elephants nevertheless. Well, … Read More

Video killed the radio star – but can it help you think about ethics?

10th December 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethics Ambassadors, Thoughts

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a viewing of ICAEW’s new short film. It is called Without Question and sets out to: provide an impactful and interesting way to highlight the challenges of directors and professional advisors seeking assurance on difficult issues… icaew.com/learning-and-development/icaew-educational-films/without-question  It does what it says on the tin. If you’re … Read More

What we’re reading now

1st October 2018By Ruth SThoughts, What we're reading

An excerpt from AretéWork Quarterly – sign up here to receive the next issue. Behaviour and Culture in the Irish Retail Banks issued by the Central Bank of Ireland and written in collaboration with the DNB (De Nederlandsche Bank). The report focuses on culture at the senior levels of the 5 largest Irish banks, particularly in … Read More