Last month, it was announced that April could see a landmark reform of non-financial reporting by EU companies. The vote for this directive is imminent and if it is passed by the European Parliament and the member states, it will dramatically improve the reporting transparency of the 6000 qualifying companies in matters such as environmental, […]
The human body is an awe-inspiring feat of a responsive global system. Cut your finger and a cascade of message systems are actioned within nanoseconds to protect from the initial threat (drop the knife), to start to resolution of the impact on multiple levels (immune initiation, pain reduction, bleed reduction), triggering a global response (you […]
Under its health and safety purview OSHA has watchdog oversight to over 7 million workplaces in the United States. Bolstered in 2014 with full budget funding of its inspections programs, including an increase of $2 million dollars to the now $17 million whistleblower initiative. This brings the whistleblower staff to 115 in 2014. In addition, […]
Last week I attended a seminar on communications hosted by renowned PR specialist Six Degrees. Taking place in the cinema-themed conference room of the Forbury Hotel in Reading, this was the first of a series of seminars with a slant on corporate reputation. For this evening, our speaker was a very knowledgeable and pleasantly-spoken Scottish […]
This is how companies die, how brands wither and, more cheerfully in the other direction, how reputations are made. Gradually, because every day incidents go unnoticed, little bits of information are lost because there is no central visibility, risks start building up. We don’t notice so much, because hey, there’s a profit. Profit covers many […]
An independent report commissioned as part of the UK Government’s triennial review of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has been released this week and while for the most part the the HSE has been cast in a positive light, one key finding has eclipsed HSE’s achievements : criticism of their controversial Fee For Intervention […]
We’re already a week into it, but Happy New Year to you! And with it comes the UK’s Defamation Act 2013 which came into force as champagne corks popped across the country. January 1st 2014 saw this new Act come into force in England and Wales. In a nutshell, the Act contains a series of measures that protects […]
OSHA recently published an online form providing whistleblower complaint notice via the internet. Employees will therefore be able to easily report unsafe conditions to OSHA without you even being aware of these. This OSHA measure emphasizes the importance of the need for employees to be able to securely and anonymously report unsafe conditions internally. In […]
Rivo is pleased to announce that ITT Cannon have become one of our latest manufacturing clients. Part of the ITT Corporation, Cannon is an international manufacturer and supplier of connectors for the military, aerospace, industrial and oil & gas sectors. They have initially selected Rivo’s Training and Competencies Management functionality in order to support their […]
Rivo has been selected to provide Arlington, VA based PAE, a provider of support services for military and peacekeeping activities across the globe, with an EHS solution for their organization. Founded in 1955, PAE provides services such as construction, logistics and also security support in some challenging scenarios in hazardous locations around the world. PAE, whose […]
During this informative webinar, subject experts discuss the business advantages gained on the path towards world-class compliance, and how throughout the journey to reach this accolade you can add significant value and benefits to your organization.Topics include:How to utilize the Safety Management System Wheel to drive performance and transition to delivering World-Class safety performance.• Examine […]
Some images from the Wear a Santa Suit to Work-day in support of the Myton Hospices charity work.
We always love to hear about our clients doing fantastic and innovative things to promote the health and wellbeing of their employees and customers. In today’s modern and health-conscious world where employees increasingly want to work for more responsible organisations, there’s a widely-held view that these kinds of programs are paramount. As part of their […]
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Risk Assessment functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 14th November 2013. Part of a much wider suite of Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Security & Loss Prevention risk management capabilities, […]
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Audits & Checklists functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 7th November 2013. Part of a much wider suite of Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Security & Loss Prevention risk management […]
This is a brief introduction to Rivo Software, and also the high-level capabilities of the Incident Management functionality of our highly flexible and user-friendly Safeguard solution taken from a Webinar that took place on 18th July 2013. Part of a much wider suite of Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Security & Loss Prevention risk management capabilities, […]
Scania Great Britain Ltd talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health & Safety risk
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage risk in their organisation.
The Natural History Museum talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health & Safety risk.
The Stobart Group talk about their relationship with Rivo Software and the benefits of using the system to manage Health and Safety risk in their organisation.
One of Rivo’s co-founders Simon Hook talks about taking basic compliance to the next level to achieve real business benefits.
This is a brief walkthrough of core Safeguard functionality.
A key proponent of any organisation’s reputation is people. Particularly when you look at the social media angle, the obvious threat is what disgruntled customers say about you when they take to Twitter to vent their spleens. However, there is a similar threat looming inside the organisation as well from employees, and this article articulates […]
As we continue our journey to help global organisations manage risks and their corporate reputations, and attempt to understand the potential crises that an organisation might face, it is easy to forget that there are far worse crises out in the world being faced by very vulnerable people. A blog posted this week on the […]
This week, Rivo exhibited at the Retail Crime & Loss Prevention Conference in London, which saw Security and Loss Prevention officials from major retailers join together to discuss the important issues in their sector, or simply just to catch up with old friends and colleagues. In the UK alone, the cost of crime to retail […]
I’m particularly pleased this week to have read a thought-provoking article by our very own Chris Bull. His piece, entitled Does risk management need a ‘silver bullet’? was selected as September’s guest blog for the Business Reporter which has somewhere in the region of 17,000 readers. So, not only was I pleased that we have been published on such […]
Rivo was pleased to be selected among the top 20 cloud businesses recently and just as I was in the belief that the proverbial cloud-reticence corner had been turned, I read this article in Computer Weekly. While the main thrust of the article leans towards the small and medium businesses, there is a reference to a CapGemini study indicating […]
In reading the article that has led to my thoughts this week, I would ask you to not get distracted by two aspects of the piece. First, the article’s main focus is on risk management in the financial sector and second, yes, the article seems to suggest that risk management systems are like elephants. Frankly I’m not […]
If someone ever writes a textbook on how to manage corporate reputation, I’m willing to bet that one of the case studies will be Ryanair. To say that they have had a fairly tempestuous relationship with customers and the media might be an understatement, and to add that some of this might be due to […]