44% of risk experts
44% of risk experts do not expect to receive a bonus at all this year.
Expectations of yearly bonus levels are also on the decrease overall risk experts believe their bonuses will be 48% smaller than 2008.
The results of research carried out by risk recruiter GRS, stand in stark contrast to those collected six months ago, before the 2008 bonus season - when confidence was still riding relatively high. For instance, in November 2008, 28% of risk professionals expected their bonuses to be larger than last year and 67% of risk professionals still expected to get a bonus. That has now dropped to 56%.