Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
Katherine Conway, head of diversity and inclusion and community affairs at Aon, explains that D&I efforts must go beyond recruitment to now focus on company culture.
As climate change becomes tangible, insurers are feeling the heat. Their understanding of the risks could inform not just their underwriting but also their investment strategies.
Tough mudders, equal measures and Pride matters
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
Exclusive: A former Zurich Private Clients executive has launched Provenance Insurance Brokers, a start-up high net worth and commercial broker.
Acord, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, has published the sectors first standard for a cyber data breach.
Sprintathons and stepping up, Pride parades and football fever
Aon has named Andrew Marcell as CEO of Reinsurance Solutions.
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
Aon is going to offer voluntary redundancy to 38 of its 180 staff in Angouleme, in southwestern France, our sister publication reports.
Natural catastrophe risks reveal the need for industrial cover rate hardening, writes Jens Wohlthat, member of the HDI board of management.
Warranty and indemnity insurance has seen significant growth in the real estate sector over the last few years. And, with the cover offering significant advantages to those involved in real estate deals, many expect it to become a standard part of any…
Hiscox CEO Bronek Masojada has been named chair of the London market’s electronic placing platform, Placing Platform Limited.
More medical insurers are including mental health as standard in their policies but there could remain a gap in provision if condition monitoring doesn’t become more widespread
Aon UK has promoted Julie Page as its new CEO and chosen Dominic Christian as global chairman of Aon Benfield.
Some of the movers and shakers in the market this month
Since packing up his life in London and flying half way across the world to Australia, Mark Searles, CEO of AUB Group, has transformed a broker into the leading equity-based broking, risk management, advice and solutions provider in Australasia.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.
Reinsurance renewal rates were beaten down on 1 January by alternative capital markets, Aon Benfield’s CEO said, warning they are poised to be a major disrupter against traditional reinsurance in future.
This week the results season well and truly got underway with big names in the UK’s insurance sector reporting back to market on how they fared over 2017.
As SMEs in the UK face increasingly complex insurance needs, Jane Kielty, managing director, national at Aon Risk Solutions, reflects on how the industry can respond to these.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has appointed Julie Page, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions, as its deputy chair.
Whether it’s a tumble dryer that catches fire or baby milk that’s contaminated with salmonella, an increase in safety concerns is putting product recall insurance in the spotlight. With the frequency and severity of claims on the up, there are concerns…