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.
When physician John Snow was trying to identify the source and path of cholera outbreaks in London, he plotted outbreaks on a map of the city. Richie Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions argues as reliable as…
A rise in the volume of UK businesses that have cancelled at least one type of insurance cover over the past few years has served to highlight the importance of the broker’s role in the insurance buying process
Crisis incidents cost UK SMEs a combined £8.8bn in 2018, with cyber-attacks, data breaches and cyber extortion incidents being most prevalent, research from Gallagher has found.
Festival of Football, charity communities and clean air commitments
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Insurance buyers will need to watch what they spend on insurance and potentially seek out alternative mitigation strategies if the market hardens, new Airmic chairman Tim Murray has warned.
Six out of ten risk managers believe that geopolitical tensions will become harder to manage for businesses in the next three years.
Insurers must more clearly communicate changes in risk appetite to insurance and risk managers, the CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce John Ludlow has said.