After jobs at a bank, an auction house and a caterer, Thomas Hardinge had his eyes opened to the insurance industry during a work experience placement at the London Market Group in 2016.
The sustainability agenda has become the latest ‘trend’ for many businesses, with expectations rising for all industries to showcase how they contribute to our environment and help save our planet writes John Keppel, chief operating officer at Zurich.
Niall Barton has stepped down as CEO of insurtech start-up Wrisk to become executive chairman.
As Allianz appoints a digital claims propositions manager, Post content director Jonathan Swift mulls whether this is part of a sustainable trend - or a short lived attempt by insurers to give the impression they are doing something to transform their…
Allianz Insurance has appointed Shelley Hughes to the newly created role of digital claims propositions manager.
Challenging the executive management team in terms of the decisions they make is a key responsibility of being a non-executive director. Michael Gaughan explains that one of the aspects of the role is to sit on various Board Committees to look at…
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
British Insurance Awards, Dive In for diversity and funds from filming
We talk a lot about reputation. Earlier this year, Post held its inaugural reputation event, which was attended by key industry stakeholders.
ERS has made changes to its senior team, as chief finance officer Kate Wade has chosen to take some time out of the market.
One in four people experience poor mental health each year, writes Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK, arguing that with a quarter of customers affected by the issue it's important that addressing mental health is a priority for the whole insurance…
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
The London insurance market is facing a huge skills shortage as insurance firms struggle to compete for talent. While a huge number of baby boomers are retiring from the sector and taking those long-held skills with them, there is also a distinct lack of…
PIB has appointed Tim Chadwick as chief risk officer, following the departure of Jon Stanley.
Samantha Barrass will step down when her second term as CEO of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission ends in August 2020,
Confused has hired Stephen Dukes, former boss at the Commuter Club and Wonga, as its chief operating officer.
When not working as account executive at Clear Insurance Management, Yvonne Baverstock breeds and judges Pyrenean Mountain Dogs.
The way we live continues to change. The nature of risk evolves. And so does the way we understand the UK home insurance market. Mark Eastham, CEO, Avantia argues non-standard is no longer exceptional – and that has significant implications both for…
Zurich UK has seen a 25% increase in female applicants since embarking on a part-time jobs initiative.
Over the past two years, awareness of how prevalent sexual harassment is in the workplace has reached perhaps unprecedented heights.
The 2019 Gay Pride march brought central London’s streets to a colourful standstill recently, and it was a reminder how much progress we have made towards becoming a society at ease with diversity of all forms writes Sharon Bishop, CEO of Close Brothers…
Miller CEO Greg Collins has emphasised the need to root out ‘unpleasant and unhelpful views’ in the industry ahead of the fifth year of diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In.
Victor Insurance, formerly Bluefin Underwriting, has appointed John Stephenson as country manager, UK, succeeding Paul Drake.