After short-listing 30 talented candidates for interview, we can finally reveal the six successful claims professionals that have been selected for the first series of Claims Apprentice.
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
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…