With the individual and team tasks now completed, it is time for the five remaining candidates to reflect on them as they sit down with Suzanne Liversidge, sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar.
Insurtech Previsico has appointed former Lloyd’s Lab programme manager Lucy Coutts as a business development manager to support its expansion plans across the UK, US and beyond.
With the country in Covid-19 lockdown the five remaining apprentices are given their latest task through the means of video conferencing.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
The rumours and water cooler conversations began in July 2019 as soon as it was confirmed market stalwart Amanda Blanc had left Zurich after only nine months.
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RSA has announced a voluntary redundancy programme as part of a process designed to reduce its headcount by the equivalent of 300 full time roles.
Markerstudy's purchase of Co-op’s underwriting business could lead to up to 300 redundancies, with the group telling Post it has committed to keeping 700 staff and is actively engaging with Unite the union.
Tavaziva Madzinga, CEO of Swiss Re UK and Ireland, has joined the board of the Association of British Insurers.
Trade union Unite has accused Co-op of having "forgotten its principles" by selling its Manchester-based insurance business to Markerstudy, alleging the deal will result in 200 job losses.
Pre-23 March, my diary for 2020 was already reasonably committed. The usual mix of work and family obligations, interspersed with one or two holiday highlights, not dissimilar, I imagine, to the majority of my friends and colleagues.
The Financial Conduct Authority's guidance to help firms understand and assist vulnerable customers may be a start "but is far from enough”, the watchdog's former retail general insurance boss has cautioned.
Registration for diversity and inclusion festival Dive In has opened with over 90 virtual events taking place in over 30 countries from the 22 to 24 September.
Lloyd’s today confirmed a re-run of its culture survey, set a gender target for the market and said it would look to set an ethnicity target in 2021.
Lloyd’s of London has sent out a survey collecting data on ethnic diversity in the market to be used in a forthcoming report, Post can reveal.
Sharon Bishop has stepped down as Close Brothers premium finance CEO, as the company announced changes to its leadership team.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Charlotte Clark has been appointed as director of regulation at the Association of British Insurers, replacing Hugh Savill who is retiring at the end of the year.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has appointed former cabinet minister Baroness Nicky Morgan, former Aviva executive Cathryn Riley, and police and fire services inspector Wendy Williams as non-executive directors.
Following a leadership restructure earlier this year and the confirmation of former Lloyd’s leader Sean McGovern as CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market, Axa XL has now made changes to the leadership team for its UK and Lloyd’s region.
LV General Insurance has started the clock on a two-and-a-half-year integration of Legal & General’s general insurance business that is expected to impact 14% of jobs across the two Allianz businesses.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
Tysers has appointed Clive Buesnel as CEO joining from Deloitte where he was UK head of insurance.