#MeToo is becoming a “significant” industry issue as harassment and discrimination claims rise, while in some countries the surge means claims are moving outside of traditional employment practices liability insurance, lawyers have warned.
Insurers have been issued fresh guidance on how to fairly treat customers who have prior criminal convictions.
Exclusive: A senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter has been suspended over “rude and offensive” comments about a female member of staff.
The Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards will be held in November
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.
Helen Bancroft, liability manager, and Stuart Toal, casualty account manager, explain why insurance professionals need to work closely with employers to ensure they are prepared for more workplace inequality claims
Victims of economic abuse often struggle to access insurance, writes Alice Merry, financial inclusion consultant for Surviving Economic Abuse, explaining what the industry can do about it.
The Citizens' Advice super complaint has highlighted that insurers needs to do more to serve existing customers, but James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers believes its important to stress that the…
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?
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.
Lloyd’s and Zurich have founded the Inclusive Behaviours Pledge, which has been signed by 50 firms so far.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
Mental wellbeing has become a focus of the insurance industry, and David Ross, CEO of The Ardonagh Group, believes brokers have a role to play in changing attitudes in the workplace.
As the number of harassment claims increases, insurers should consider whether they're best covered under general liability policies or specialist employment policies, recommends Joe McManus, partner at Kennedys.
Now the Supreme Court has ruled employment tribunal fees are unlawful, insurers are expecting a flow – but not a flood – of claims
Adrian Furness, claims and operations director at Covéa Insurance, wants his daughter and other women to be able to fulfil their potential, so as an industry leader he's making sure he can feel proud rather than apologetic about the industry’s diversity…
While certain sectors of the insurance sector are advancing at a pace, Richard Beaven, distribution director at Swinton Group, urges swifter movement on diversity.
It is an ugly truth that almost every woman who has worked in insurance for some time has a story about sexual discrimination.
The health of a potential employee may have a major impact on their future productivity and, given the law of averages, at least one candidate being interviewed for any particular position is likely to have existing health issues.
Older drivers are a growing market, whose risk is difficult to assess.