Last week the British Insurance Brokers’ Association followed others' footsteps as it moved its 2021 conference online. Post news editor Jen Frost considers the future of events.
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
John Ludlow, CEO of risk manager association Airmic, is expected to step down in early 2021.
Work to create a vehicle for dealing with catastrophic and systemic risks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic must take into account the full spectrum of risks capable of causing comparable levels of disruption, prominent industry figures said on…
Virgin Atlantic switched its insurance broker three weeks before the renewal date of its directors and officers policy out of frustration with poor communication and a lack of faith in brokers’ ability to deal in a hard market, its head of risk said at a…
Business may not be devoting enough attention to the financial risks associated with climate change-related litigation and business transformation, Axa XL spokespeople told risk managers on Wednesday.
One in five UK directors and officers insurance buyers faced rate rises of 400% or more during this year’s renewals, according to Airmic.
Airmic has joined with three other professional membership organisations to create the Resilience Alliance in an effort to join up thinking between different disciplines involved in business resilience.
Educating and representing during Covid-19: How insurance trade and training bodies are operating remotely
There has been a lot of focus on how different insurance companies have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, but what about the representative and educational organisations that are part of the lifeblood of the sector? Post content director Jonathan Swift…
John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, has warned that the insurance industry is at a “critical juncture” due to the coranvirus crisis with member surveys suggesting the hardening market is already forcing businesses to look at alternative risk transfer options.
Post gathers feedback from across the industry on what Aon’s takeover of Willis – to create the biggest broker in the world – will mean for the market
Insurers and others who had planned to exhibit at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s annual conference have welcomed its cancellation and pledged to return next year.
The coronavirus pandemic has led risk managers’ association Airmic to press pause on planning for its annual conference, which had been set to take place at Edinburgh’s EICC in June.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, argues that 2020 should be the year where insurance moves from a tripartite to roundtable relationship.
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
As the number of confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases hit 2014 yesterday, businesses have been advised to make sure they factor the virus into their risk plans.
This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
The idea of a Flood Re Plus scheme has been mooted by Airmic as a solution for those businesses that struggled to obtain flood cover
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
The onset of climate change and the increased risk of flooding that comes with it could necessitate a ‘Flood Re Plus’ covering commercial properties, the UK risk management association Airmic told Post.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
Preparation is key in the current harsh market says Julia Graham, Airmic’s deputy CEO and technical director, as she explains how timely planning, skill, good communication and transparency can demonstrate the real value of insurance.
Developments in geopolitics, climate and technology are increasingly putting supply chains under strain, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Commerce has warned.