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Airmic Talks: Life after lockdown 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.

POST COVID-19: A new era for the risk intelligent organisation 10th June 2020

Risk professionals cannot, and should not, try to predict the future, but the risk management tools and techniques many risk professionals currently use may not be effective for managing emerging risks. These risks typically emit low signals and data can be sparse and unreliable. They are often hard to detect, difficult to assess and easy to ignore in favour of the more obvious risks on which many business leaders prefer to concentrate. Julia Graham, Airmic’s Deputy CEO and Technical Director, discusses what organisations and risk professionals can learn from the coronavirus pandemic as we enter the next phase.

Airmic adds its voice to Pandemic Re Steering Committee 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.

Maintaining your CPD with Airmic 10th June 2020

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), has explained the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidance on maintaining Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in light of the pandemic and its impact on working lives and business operations.

Airmic launches Mentoring Scheme 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.

Airmic Fest to feature wellness, networking and extensive learning opportunities 11th June 2020

The UK risk and insurance management community’s biggest ever virtual event will feature a diverse range of topics, exhibitions and thought leading debates.

Trade credit scheme better late than never 10th June 2020

The UK government will guarantee £10bn of trade credit insurance as its steps up its support for businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Airmic shares business interruption views with FCA 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.

Insurance Charities Awareness Day goes virtual 10th June 2020

The Insurance Charities, which provides help and support to those working in the insurance sector in the UK and Ireland, will hold its Awareness Day online on Wednesday, 24 June.

Automating insurance certification supports life sciences 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 clinical trials.

Exiting Lockdown - a route map to the new normal 10th June 2020

Essential work has continued during lockdown but many organisations have either recently returned or are in the process of planning a ‘COVID-secure’ return to the workplace.  As lockdown restrictions begin to relax, Airmic members must plan for and adjust to the ‘new normal’. 

Safe working load? 10th June 2020

Robert Tailby, Principal Casualty Risk Engineer at Chubb Risk Engineering Services, discusses the importance of risk assessments being a meaningful exercise in reasoned decision making and proper integration of control measures into realistic operating procedures. You can hear Robert discussing people safety in the workplace and the opportunity to further resilience in organisations post COVID-19 in the latest episode of the Airmic Talks podcast.

14th May 2020

Many industrial or commercial facilities have had to shutdown as the outbreak brings a halt to operations. However, risks, and the potential for losses, still remain, even when sites are idle or largely unoccupied.

14th May 2020

Respected author and strategist Michele Wucker is the latest guest of the Airmic Talks podcast, discussing Gray Rhinos and the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

14th May 2020

The UK’s risk and insurance community are being invited to attend the first Airmic Fest, expected to be the biggest ever online risk management event in the United Kingdom.

9th April 2020

The resilience and success of all organisations, business and society is reliant upon the healthy and safety of people – employees, customers and partners. As the UK fights the coronavirus epidemic, we all have a duty to support essential workers as best we can.

9th April 2020

A survey of 1,000 businesses by Gallagher has demonstrated the high level of concern regarding cyber-attacks, despite a large insurance gap continuing to exist. Airmic partner Gallagher presents its findings.

9th April 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.

9th April 2020

The COVID-19 spread is driving workers indoors. For many companies remote working already forms part of their day-to-day operations, albeit perhaps to a lesser extent than we are seeing during the pandemic. For others, it will be a completely new way of working.

9th April 2020

Airmic is set to launch a new mentoring scheme for members, facilitated by an easy to use online portal allowing professionals to become matched as a mentee or mentor.

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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.