CSR, charity week and clearing gardens
In years gone by no one spoke about mental health issues but now, as well as being aware of the issues, employers have moral responsibility to address it according to Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association.
Charity nominations and mayoral perambulations
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
More mudders, netball’s Neville and an eye mask event
Thomas Miller has launched its new corporate social responsibility programme, with a three-year partnership with the international medical charity, Mercy Ships.
With under a month to go until the first ever Insurance Day of Giving on behalf of Insurance United Against Dementia and Alzheimers’ Society, IUAD board member Jonathan Swift spoke to the AS research information manager Tim Shakespeare about why it is…
Ascending the Alps, relaunching rugby and seven marathons in seven days
Supply chain procurement continues to evolve against a backdrop of consolidation among both insurers and third party administrators. Edward Murray looks at how tendering is changing from the demands on suppliers to the length of partnerships
With an increasing focus on CSR and technology, choosing partners that can align with an insurer's core values has arguably never been more important. Edward Murray looks at the factors supply chain managers now consider important when choosing the…
Allianz Group achieved the top position as sector leader among all rated insurance companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Community Cup, defeating dementia, mental health plea and afternoon tea
Buzzvault has launched a campaign to achieve gender balance across its business and in the wider insurtech community.
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?
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.
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
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
The insurance sector’s woeful gender pay gap statistics is a reflection of the imbalanced representation of men and women at senior levels, according to analysis from the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Axa has committed €50m (£44m) to its research fund over the next five years.
Lucas began her career as a company secretarial trainee at British Aerospace and has since had various risk management roles at companies including Nortel, Old Mutual and, since 2006, Fujitsu. She has been an Association of Insurance and Risk Managers…
Sprintathons and stepping up, Pride parades and football fever