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Simple Strategies for Reducing Inflation Risk

With inflation set to surge even higher, cost pressures are mounting on Food and Beverage businesses from all sides. How are you navigating the inflation storm? Are you taking pro-active measures to minimise the impact on your business?  With food inflation having already risen from 2.2% in 2021 to 7% at the start of 2022, many businesses are feeling the…

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Understanding the Fine Print of Your Contracts

How carefully do you read your contracts? Securing a new contract is often cause for celebration – it can mean new business, a new employee, new machinery or a new supplier but how carefully do you review your contracts? Do you ensure that your insurance covers you for your liabilities? Are there any gaps in the protection for your business? …

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Understand The Financial Risks In Your Business

Do you fully understand the financial risks in your business? Financial Risk comes in many diverse forms and predicting scenarios which may cause your business to lose money, can help protect your long-term profitability and viability. Whilst businesses in the food and beverage industry will all have different exposure points, it’s fair to say that common risk areas exist, allowing…

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Product Recall – Can You Recall Your Plan?

What would your plan be if one of your products needed to be recalled? Everyone in the Food and Beverage industry acknowledges that a recall can be catastrophic for the brand and reputation of their organisation.  The aim of any recall is to stop the sale and distribution of a product as soon as possible. For businesses in the food and beverage industries,…

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Links between supply chain and the current global circumstances

We live in a Global economy, which interconnects Australian businesses to other countries to fulfil their supply chain. Any disruption to the supply chain, such as the awful situation occurring right now in Ukraine, can create unprecedented risk to businesses. The impact of war and political unrest is likely to have widespread repercussions across the global markets. Closer to home we…

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Creating Value Through Managing Your Risk

70% of organisations only evaluate their risk profile on an annual basis, limiting their ability to tailor their risk management plan and business strategy to mirror the ever-changing commercial landscape – EY  The guiding standard for risk management, ISO 31000, defines risk as the effect of uncertainty on objectives.  Whilst this framework can be helpful, in establishing the context, and identification…

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Cyber-Security

Businesses on guard  With businesses increasingly connected online, do you understand your cyber-security risks?   Cyber-security is a growing concern for business owners in the Food and Beverage industry. It’s not a case of if you face a cyber threat in the future, but when.  Whilst every business will have different exposure points, a cyber threat shouldn’t be taken lightly due…

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Understand Your Supply-Chain

How much do you understand your supply-chain? It sounds like a simple question, but it’s important to realise that a resilient supply chain can help you sidestep avoidable risks and grow your business. Only 22% of companies have a proactive supply chain network. (Logistics Bureau, 2020) Your supply chain is one of the most critical elements to running your business and disruption at…

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What is your vulnerability to cyber-attacks

Have you recently audited your cyber security risk? Should a targeted attack occur, how far reaching would the impacts of a cyber-attack ripple in your business?  The world’s largest meat processing company JBS, has recently been targeted by a cyber-attack, forcing it to temporarily shut operations in the US, Canada and it’s 47 sites in Australia. JBS paid a ransom of…

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How do you Manage your Event?

It’s that time of year where we all have our Christmas Parties to celebrate a long year. Whether it is your own event or a third party hosted event at your facility/venue, there is a duty to ensure everyone enjoys a successful and safe event, with no incidents which cause injury. It may be appropriate to develop a venue safety…

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