From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
Ecclesiastical claims director David Bonehill was awarded the Achievement Award at the eighth Post Claims Awards. As technology is transforming claims, he predicts tech giants will enter the market, probably in the motor or home arena.
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.
On A-level results day, Carmen McDonagh, operations director at Complete Cover Group, urges school leavers to consider an insurance apprenticeship.
Debbie Mawer, director of people and culture at Claims Consortium Group, explains how to attract and nurture a neurodiverse workforce.
Thatcham Research held its annual apprentice graduation and award ceremony yesterday, which formed part of ABP’s Body Repair Industry Apprentice Awards.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has launched its Aspire Apprenticeship programmes.
Insure the Box has delivered over 2500 hours of employee learning in just nine months.
As we mark International Women’s Day 2018, Angela Darling, group risk and compliance director at Complete Cover Group, feels the insurance industry has come a long way towards accepting women onto boards in the last 40 years.
Insurers are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by creating hundreds of roles and showcasing their apprentices.
Don’t write the apprenticeship levy off just yet, says Matthew Metcalfe, claims manager at Covéa Insurance, explaining why the future’s bright for new apprenticeships.
The insurance industry can sometimes be slow to embrace change but Peter Staddon, managing director at the Managing General Agents’ Association, says it's time to help young professionals on their journey.
Property insurance claims handling firm Claims Consortium Group is creating 12 new apprenticeship vacancies at its Somerset office.
Many companies have written off the apprenticeship levy that came into force in April as another tax but Lisa Meigh, director of HR and Learning at Covéa Insurance, sees a pot to further future generations of insurance workers.
Glasgow’s insurance roots stretch back centuries to the city’s days as a bustling merchant hub of transatlantic trade. Today, its insurance market has lost none of its vibrancy, and its reputation as the general insurance centre of Scotland remains…
A-One Insurance’s in-house apprenticeship scheme A-One Academy has been lauded as a success six months after launch.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has brought together leading insurers, students and apprentices in a speed networking event to mark National Apprenticeship Week.
After two years of waiting – and wondering – the apprenticeship levy is upon us. And so, for those of you with an annual paybill of over £3m, you’ll now be paying 0.5% of that to HMRC.
The radical overhaul by the government of the apprenticeship scheme - with the core aim of creating three million new apprentices by 2020 - is set to have a major impact on recruitment and training in the insurance industry, potentially reaching far…
Executive chairman, Brightside Group
In an increasingly connected world customers are turning to mobile devices to fulfil their needs. How can insurance brokers evolve to protect their future from disintermediation?
Michèle Bacchus finds out how David Beckham’s legs can help make broking more enticing and attract talent to the sector
Brightside's Mark Cliff on how apprenticeships will help UK insurance retain its world-class position
Brightside launched its first apprenticeships programme in September this year. Four bright young students from the Bristol area have signed on for a one-year course, where they will aim to achieve Chartered Insurance Institute status and complete an NVQ…