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Governance, regulation risks pose varied threats to organisations 8th July 2020

Organisations face extremely turbulent times, both economically and geopolitically. Risks in relation to governance, laws and regulation continue to raise a significant level of concern for risk professionals and their organisations.

The geopolitics of the COVID-19 pandemic 8th July 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic is primarily a problem of human health, it has carried inevitable consequences for geopolitics and domestic politics. After all, geopolitics is about how businesses sit within the economy, policy and geography, and the impact that events like pandemics have on this relationship.

COVID-19 risks kicking the climate can down the road 8th July 2020

As The Economist put it, "following the pandemic is like watching the climate crisis with your finger jammed on the fast-forward button". The pandemic and the climate crisis have a number of similarities. They are no respecter of borders. They are low frequency/high impact catastrophic risks that do not tend to feature highly on the risk registers of most businesses.

Meet Airmic's new Chair: Tracey Skinner 8th July 2020

Tracey Skinner, Group Insurance Director for BT Group Plc, has been appointed the new chair of the Airmic board for the following 12 months.

Board reshuffle presents opportunities for new members 8th July 2020

It's that time of the year when Airmic welcomes a new Chair and deputy, and members interested in joining the board will have the opportunity to apply later in the year.

First look at Airmic Fest now online 8th July 2020

Airmic Fest, the UK's largest ever risk and insurance virtual conference, will be held 22 - 24 September, and members can now get a first look of the programme and knowledge streams.

Lloyd's outlines pandemic recovery and resilience solutions 8th July 2020

Airmic has welcomed proposals put forward by Lloyd's that aim to fast-track the global economic and societal recovery from the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19.

Captive market grapples with COVID-19, new opportunities for utilisation 8th July 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has presented a number of challenges to the captive industry, including the inability to hold in person board meetings, but the alternative risk transfer tool has never been more relevant to corporate insurance buyers.

Airmic Talks: How valuations are changing and how to be prepared 8th July 2020

Insurance companies are taking a more pro-active approach to conducting valuations and risk professionals need to be aware and prepared, according to Rebecca Fuller, Head of EMEA and Managing Director for Fixed Asset Management & Insurance Solutions.

Insurance and the Coronavirus - Shaping the future 8th July 2020

As lockdown starts to ease and the number of Coronavirus infections in Europe reduces, working from home remains a necessity. While the full impact on companies is yet to be revealed, they continue to find ways to operate. In the insurance industry, as in other financial service sectors, the wonders of technology can help us to stay in touch with colleagues and clients, to complete our work, to sustain a high level of service, and to maintain some human connection (on screen at least).

Using technology to thrive in the post-COVID world 8th July 2020

If anyone doubted the importance of digital transformation to business, COVID-19 has underlined that reality with a vengeance.

Trust and reputation remain top risks 8th July 2020

COVID-19 has forced businesses and organisations to battle to maintain operational continuity under some of the tightest restrictions our society has ever seen. Despite this, trust and reputation are still increasingly high on the agenda, as consumers continue to have high expectations of brands, finding many corporate transgressions unacceptable.

10th June 2020

Pam Joshi, an Airmic member and Associate Director of Global Insurance and Risk Management at Takeda and Kiran Aulakh, Director of Client Services at Ventiv Technology, an Airmic Preferred Service Partner, discuss how automation of insurance certificates is streamlining their route to cli

10th June 2020

As the government eases restrictions on people’s movements and activities, many businesses are being encouraged to re-open and welcome staff back to the workplace.

10th June 2020

Following consultation with members, Airmic has responded to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) call for comments and information in relation to business interruption (BI) insurance during the pandemic.

10th June 2020

Airmic’s new mentoring scheme for members is now live with many mentees and mentors signing up since the end of May.

10th June 2020

Airmic will have its say on plans for the proposed ‘Pandemic Re’ initiative with Deputy CEO and Technical Director Julia Graham invited to join one of its workstreams.

14th May 2020

The role of the risk manager is often described as keeping the ship and its cargo afloat, but he or she must also chart the safest and most e

14th May 2020

Each month Airmic News will be showcasing one of the Association's communities to highlight the growing networking and knowledge sharing groups focused on particular topics or disciplines. This month we take a look at the Captive Insurance Special Interest Group.

14th May 2020

The combined threat of COVID-19 and the hardening market has produced a challenging environment for risk professionals that can be eased by a collaborative insurance market that chooses to work with, rather an against, its customers, according to John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic.

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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 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.