Airmic’s annual ERM Forum will be held virtually on 3 November and run from 8.45am to 2pm with a series of keynotes and panel discussions on topics including corporate purpose, the climate crisis and organisational resilience.
2020 has proved to be an unprecedented year, seeing millions of workers being called upon to work and learn in a faster, more agile, and virtual way to a degree never seen before. The e-learning and digital revolution that had already begun has sped up exponentially in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airmic Fest did not end on 24 September as delegates are still able to engage with the platform with more than 60 hours of CPD credits available through a diverse range of On Demand workshops and presentations.
The Airmic Fest Exhibitor zone remains open for delegates to explore and make the most of a wealth of resources despite the event coming to a close. More than 50 interactive booths featuring videos, white papers and guides are available to browse.
Airmic has announced the winners of 12 awards for popular sessions, virtual stands and educational content at Airmic Fest. While the content and exhibition zones remain open until March 2021, Airmic is keen to recognise the achievements of our partners and members during the live event.
Airmic has released new and updated resources on managing risk and understanding captives as part of its relaunched EXPLAINED Guide series. The Airmic series of EXPLAINED guides provides guidance on a range of risk and insurance subjects at an introductory level.
The authors of the top dissertations from Airmic’s 2019 Leadership Programme, delivered in partnership with the Business School at City, University of London (formerly known as Cass Business School), discussed their work in the latest episode of Airmic Talks.
A new category of Airmic membership has been launched, aimed at those in the academic sector. The initiative is part of Airmic’s continued efforts to work with those in the higher education sector and support the professional journey of our membership.
Companies are continually facing challenges around cyber risk and understanding how to both review and assess such a risk is not a simple task. In the following article Ben Hobby, Partner at Baker Tilly, Bernard Regan, Head of Forensic Technology at Baker Tilly, and Lyndsey Bauer, Partner at Paragon Brokers, discuss why it is important to understand the risk before engaging the insurance market.
Companies with sound ERM practices were better-positioned to deal with the pandemic than those with less sound or no ERM, according to Donna Galer, a consultant, author and lecturer. She served as the chairwoman of the Spencer Educational Foundation from 2006-2010, following retirement after 17 years at Zurich Insurance. Galer is the author of two top selling ERM books. She is also a senior adviser for Hanover Stone Solutions.
Contrary to some commentators, COVID-19 is not a “black swan” event. A pandemic was not only predictable, it was predicted: scientists and experts have warned for decades that a pandemic like COVID-19 was a plausible scenario. Writing in the Guardian ERM Report, Airmic’s Deputy CEO Julia Graham discusses the challenges the pandemic has posed to risk professionals.
Contrary to some commentators, COVID-19 is not a “black swan” event. A global pandemic was not only predictable, it was predicted: scientists and experts have warned for decades that a global pandemic like COVID-19 was a plausible scenario.
Airmic members, industry leaders and corporate diversity and inclusion experts will share personal experiences in professional life and how meaningful change can be achieved at an Airmic Fest breakfast meeting on 23 September.
The boutique specialist (re)insurance broker McGill & Partners is the latest firm to join Airmic as an Associate Partner. The partnership will provide Airmic members with an opportunity to hear directly from McGill’s fast-growing roster of experts.
The drivers of the hard market, how insureds should be using their brokers and how to differentiate your risk were all top of the agenda when HDI Global’s Oliver Davies joined the latest episode of Airmic Talks.
Alumni and the new cohort of Airmic’s Business Excellence programme have been invited to a virtual breakfast during Airmic Fest featuring a talk from Sir Richard Shirreff, former NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.
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
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.
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.
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