the risk management blog

byVince Pascarella | May 13, 2013

An employer is exposed to risk caused by the conduct of an employee whether or not such conduct is within the course and scope of the employee’s employment. Focusing your organization’s human capital risk mitigation measures on only one…

byLowers & Associates | April 02, 2013

Experience and research has enabled Lowers Risk Group to identify many ways companies can reduce or prevent fraud while protecting the organization’s most valued assets: 1. Set the “Tone from the Top” Managers and owners of small-medium sized businesses…

byLowers & Associates | March 26, 2013

Your organization is at higher risk for occupational fraud than you might think. U.S. organizations lose more than $652 billion annually to fraud perpetrated by an employee, often a manager or executive. Victims include private or public companies, not-for-profits,…

byLowers & Associates | March 21, 2013

The first question on the mind of business owners, executives, and managers whose organizations have been victimized by fraud is how. Understanding the factors that cause an individual to commit an act of fraud can help companies avoid becoming…

byLowers & Associates | March 19, 2013

Avoiding the losses that result in cases of fraud is not a matter of luck or good fortune. Strategic fraud prevention programs, strategies, and processes form the front line of fraud defense by identifying and filling gaps before losses…