Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma has rolled out its continuous professional development (CPD) programme to help those qualified maintain their rimap certification, and announced that AMRAE’s training programmes, as well as those provided by US education provider The Institutes, have been granted equivalence to rimap. Ferma said the CPD programme offers more than 100 days per year of courses, conferences and other activities across…

More work needed on gender pay gap and diversity in risk profession

More work needed on gender pay gap and diversity in risk profession

More work needed on gender pay gap and diversity in risk profession

Gender pay gap reporting in the UK has highlighted the potential for pay disparity among risk managers and the need for more work on diversity within the profession. From April, UK organisations with 250 or more employees were required to report on their gender pay gaps – the difference in pay between male and female employees. While a rudimentary measure,…

Airmic moves to help members cope with huge pace of change

Airmic moves to help members cope with huge pace of change

Airmic moves to help members cope with huge pace of change

Risk management and corporate governance are struggling to keep pace with the huge speed at which business models are evolving, according to Airmic’s chief executive. Speaking to CRE ahead of this year’s Airmic conference, the association’s CEO, John Ludlow, said technological transformation is now well and truly under way as he described the theme of this year’s event in Liverpool,…

Airmic meets growing demand for risk skills, explains outgoing chair

Airmic meets growing demand for risk skills, explains outgoing chair

Airmic meets growing demand for risk skills, explains outgoing chair

Paul goulding’s term as Airmic chair has spanned Brexit, the Grenfell Tower fire and failure of UK construction firm Carillion, not to mention a global malware attack and near record natural catastrophes. Yet it is the changing business environment – with advancements in technology, globalisation and emergence of new business models – that he sees as the biggest risk management…

Future of risk and insurance profession in good hands

Future of risk and insurance profession in good hands

Future of risk and insurance profession in good hands

Confidence is rising among Airmic’s fastTrack membership of young risk and insurance managers, or those new to the profession, as the calibre of people joining its ranks rises, according to the group’s chair Joe Tunstall. He also told Commercial Risk Europe that the profile of risk managers is on the up and the job is increasingly appealing to graduates. Mr…

Igrea gives insurers chance to explain their claims strategies at Madrid event

Igrea gives insurers chance to explain their claims strategies at Madrid event

Igrea gives insurers chance to explain their claims strategies at Madrid event

The Spanish large corporate risk and insurance sector meets in Madrid today at the latest Risk Frontiers conference, organised by Commercial Risk Europe in partnership with Spanish risk management association Igrea. Claims, cyber and the future evolution of the insurance sector, not least given the recent major market consolidation, will be top of the agenda. Igrea believes there is significant…

Rising people risks require new focus and skills

Rising people risks require new focus and skills

Rising people risks require new focus and skills

Risk managers will need to attain new skills, knowledge and ways of working to meet growing demand for their help in managing rising people risk. Whether it is corporate conduct or human error, people risks are of increasing concern for boards and are likely to become a growing focus for risk managers. As business models have evolved, with more emphasis…

Enterprise-wide risks demand an enterprise-wide network of friends

Enterprise-wide risks demand an enterprise-wide network of friends

Enterprise-wide risks demand an enterprise-wide network of friends

The CFO should be the best friend of a pure insurance manager, but if that individual holds a wider risk management brief they need to be close to all key functions within the organisation such as IT, legal, health and safety and HR, according to leading members of the German risk management association GVNW. In Germany, as elsewhere in Europe,…

High-profile judging panel named for European Risk Management Awards

High-profile judging panel named for European Risk Management Awards

High-profile judging panel named for European Risk Management Awards

Ferma and Commercial Risk Europe are delighted to announce another line-up of leading risk managers as judges for our annual European Risk Management Awards. Now in their third year, the awards aim to boost the standing of risk management and encourage better performance at companies that deliver tools to help them do their job. They therefore recognise the highest achievers…

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