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Make sure your insurance stands up post-Brexit - Leadership Group panel 1st October 2018

The Airmic Leadership Group held a summit to discuss measures being taken by the insurance market to mitigate the disruption caused by Brexit - and how risk managers can ensure their policies remain effective. The message from the panel of experts was an optimistic one - provided policyholders take certain precautions.

Professor Jeremy Farrar OBE
ERM Forum keynote speaker in plea for greater co-operation 1st October 2018

International co-operation is on the decline, posing unnecessary risk and uncertainty for countries and companies, according to the keynote speaker at next month's Airmic ERM Forum. Professor Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, says the change is making it more difficult to get to grips with threats such as terrorism, global warming and pandemics.

1st October 2018

The often-imperfect relationship between risk managers and the Information Security department is a concern - but it also presents an opportunity.

31st August 2018

UK business faces the prospect of having to buy motor insurance with unlimited cover for all vehicles – even those such as fork lift trucks, diggers and bulldozers that may never leave the premises. The annual cost is estimated at up to £2bn. Alistair Kinley of BLM explains.

Julia Graham, deputy CEO and technical director, Airmic
29th August 2018

Earlier this year, Hamish Roberts, Business Development Director at JLT Specialty, spoke to Julia Graham, deputy CEO and technical director at Airmic, about the importance of and how perceptions of good service can vary depending on the client.

Comedian Tony Hawks
29th August 2018

Like nearly all comedians, the Airmic dinner guest speaker Tony Hawks has a deeply serious side to him.

29th August 2018

The market for cyber business interruption cover is complex and the protection offered by different policies can vary widely, according to a report from the International Underwriting Association.

29th August 2018

Where we have come from, the opportunities and risks we face and where we are heading. James Arroyo of the Ditchley Foundation takes a romp through two million years of evolution and twenty years of digital revolution.

29th August 2018

With just under a year to go until the UK leaves the EU a lot of attention has been paid to how the insurance industry is responding to Brexit and the disruption it will cause. There has been much less information about Captives - yet the implications for them are far-reaching.

29th August 2018

What is product recall insurance, who is it for, what should companies look out for when buying cover and how can you best prepare for and manage a recall? Garbhan Shanks of Michelmore's explains all.

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1st November 2016

Changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015 in relation to basis clauses, warranties and other terms may have the knock-on effect of seeing the increased use of conditions precedent in policy wordings.  Paul Lewis and Laura Moorhead of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP exp

30th November 2016

Although Theresa May has said that "Brexit means Brexit", there is still a huge amount of uncertainty and debate about what it will actually look like. Ben Waterton of Arthur J. Gallagher urges risk managers to act now.

29th September 2016

Exhibition stands for the 2017 Airmic conference in Birmingham are now on sale to non-sponsors, the association has announced. The exhibition hall is one of the highlights of the annual Airmic conference, offering delegates networking opportunities, food and drink and entertainment.

29th November 2016

Cyber-attacks have become a fact of business life and being unprepared is no excuse. Sarah Hewitt of Arthur J. Gallagher offers advice on what an effective breach response plan should look like.

1st May 2016

Airmic’s new website will be live in time for the annual conference with a different look and feel, greater ease of use, more member focus and compatibility with tablets and smart phones.

30th June 2015

Airmic has released a step-by-step guide to managing reputational risk and laid the foundations for increased insurance cover for losses incurred as a result of reputational damage.

30th June 2015

Policyholders should be willing to pay higher insurance premiums for contract certainty, according to an Airmic report on the importance of business-critical insurance launched at its annual conference.

31st July 2013

Airmic has set up the fastTrack scheme to give young risk managers help with their careers. It is also open to more experienced members who have taken on new roles. Fifty five people have so far expressed an interest in taking part. More

3rd November 2014

fastTrack’s deputy chair talks to Airmic News about its first one-day forum Developing Tomorrow’s Risk Leaders.