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Get recognised as an expert on risk 9th October 2020

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: More than 60 hours of CPD available to delegates 9th October 2020

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.

Airmic Fest: Achieve full value by exploring the Exhibitor Zone 9th October 2020

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 Fest: Discover an extensive library of thought leadership presentations 9th October 2020

Seventeen 20-minute videos on a wide range of thought leadership topics, from flood and D&O to claims and Brexit, remain available to Airmic Fest delegates until March 2021.

Airmic Fest Recognition Awards announced 9th October 2020

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.

Captives and Managing Risk first new EXPLAINED Guides launched 9th October 2020

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.  

Resilience Alliance launched to enhance industry collaboration 9th October 2020

Airmic has joined forces with three leading professional membership organisation to form the Resilience Alliance with the aim of developing and promoting resilience globally. Airmic, ASIS InternationalThe BCI, and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, have each signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Airmic Talks: Boardroom diversity, parametric insurance, climate resilience 9th October 2020

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.

Airmic launches new free Academic membership 9th October 2020

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.

Understanding cyber, why it is critical and how to recognise your exposures 9th October 2020

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.

Cyber risks increase following changes in the way many businesses operate 9th October 2020

Research by Risk Management specialist Gallagher has found that businesses are experiencing an increase in cyber risks as a result of changes in their way of working.

ERM shows its worth in the pandemic 9th October 2020

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.

Airmic’s Annual Member Dinner cancelled 9th October 2020

Airmic has announced its annual member dinner, originally due to take place on 24 November, will be cancelled due to ongoing social restrictions and the uncertain outlook for the winter months.

COVID-19 stimulating a new era for the risk intelligent organisation 9th October 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.