the risk management blog

byLowers & Associates | July 10, 2018

According to a 2018 report from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), organizations lose 5% of their annual revenues to fraud. While you know your organization is not immune to fraud, it can be easy to assume that…

byLowers & Associates | June 26, 2018

Occupational fraud, referring to fraud caused by an organization’s own employees or executives, is among the most preventable fraud risks that a company faces. While preventable, this form of fraud is also one of the most prevalent in organizations….

byLowers & Associates | June 14, 2018

To stay prepared, organizations must expect the unexpected. Business Continuity Planning (BCP) addresses the need to have contingency plans in place to deal with potential threats that can turn an organization on its head. Continuity planning is a necessary…

byLowers & Associates | June 05, 2018

People are often referred to as the greatest asset of an organization. While this may be true for your organization, the greater truth is, people also represent an organization’s greatest risks. The actions, inactions, and mere presence or influence…

byLowers & Associates | May 31, 2018

Turnover is a normal workplace occurrence, but it’s one that comes at a steep price. According to the Huffington Post, a paper from the Center for American Progress which cites 11 research papers published over a 15-year period determined…