This week in Post: Culture vultures


At the Monte Carlo annual rendezvous this week, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said the corporation was ready to “hang” perpetrators of bad behaviour after its culture survey revealed some “sobering” results.

Speaking at a media roundtable, Carnegie-Brown acknowledged it was “important to have due process and be fair to people.”

Also in the news this week, a Guy Carpenter senior boss was fired after making a sexually suggestive “glazed ring” comment about a female member of staff in an email to his entire division.

CRL ceased writing new business, after failing to rehome more than 20,000 Alpha policies.

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries was ordered to pay £38,000 by an employment tribunal, which found it had discriminated against a Zurich employee.

We saw RSA merge its commercial businesses.

Another merger, Hyperion revealed it will bring Howden and RKH together.

In analysis, we took a look at trampoline park insurance.

Reporter Pamela Kokoszka blogged about her experience of trialling a driverless car, as Thatcham released guidelines for autonomous vehicles.

Also in blogs, Jonathan Swift looked at insurance figures who have had close ties to football over the past two decades.

James Maass, CFC cyber incident specialist, blogged on keeping ahead of evolving threats.

In c-suite, QBE’s Cecile Fresneau shared her thoughts on turning data into actionable information.

In people moves, Aspen revealed its UK CEO. Tasker appointed Robin Thomson as its managing director.

Happy reading,

Jen Frost, senior reporter


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