Massive Mars Product Recall Across Europe

The enormous international recall of Mars products, which began when a boy found a piece of plastic in a Snickers bar in Germany back in January, spread to the UK yesterday. ┬áThe problem in Germany was traced to the Mars factory in the Dutch town of Veghel and, as a precautionary measure, the company has […]

Risk Management in the News

I was delighted to hear a lengthy discussion on this morning’s Radio 4 “Today” programme about risk management in the context of capital requirements for British banks. ┬áSir John Vickers, who headed up the Independent Commission on Banking has queried whether proposals that the Bank of England has put forward are strong enough. Whilst I […]