Change at Lloyd’s does not come easily, the London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association was reminded last week, after its suggestion that formal attire requirements be banished to the annals of history was at first met with almost anything but…
Spotlight: Apprenticeships - Developing the skills the insurance industry needs for the future with government-backed financial support schemes
Reflecting on the past year of lockdowns, remote working and economic uncertainty; with learning and development budgets cut short for firms across the UK, using the apprenticeship levy to upskill people should be an essential part of any insurance firm…
Post investigates whether the insurance industry is welcoming of returners who have had a career gap, assessing the programmes in place to support them and the range of skills, experience, motivation and fresh perspective that they can bring to an…
Policymakers have mischaracterised the pandemic business interruption problem leading to a solution stalemate, virtual attendees of an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development event heard.
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK improves the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people by presenting a coordinated industry approach to grant giving, volunteering and leadership. Wendy Wilder, executive director of the IICF UK,…
Yvonne Braun, Sian Fisher, Tracy Garrad, Georgina Philippou and Chris Woolard have been appointed to a government taskforce designed to boost socio-economic diversity at senior levels across the UK.
Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc has succeeded Dame Jayne Anne-Gadhia as HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Champion.
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This year’s International Women’s Day campaign, #ChooseToChallenge, is focused on tackling gender equality and promoting a more inclusive world, says Vicky Wills, chief technology officer of Zego.
Gallagher, RSA and Amwins Group Risks discussed how insurance companies are developing career paths for future talent
Post in association with Davies Group hosted a live webinar where an expert panel discussed how insurance businesses are adapting the personal development of their employees during a time of remote working; and what the implications are for future…
Chaucer has opened a scholarship programme to pay the university fees and living expenses of one school leaver for the duration of their degree.
When lockdown was announced in March 2020, the scale of the adjustment required for remote working may have warranted insurance businesses pressing pause on recruitment and development. But, with lockdown accelerating the use of technology, it’s been…
The $30bn premium global marine market could reasonably grow to $45bn in the next ten years according to Rob McAdams, head of marine at Munich Re Syndicate.
Lloyd’s latest culture survey has found that 50% of employees still do not feel comfortable raising concerns about behaviour in the insurance market, though overall the results demonstrated a level of progress.
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
Insurers have maintained their graduate programmes during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an investigation by Post, and adapted to the challenges of training and recruiting in a virtual world to keep this crucial entry route into the profession…
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
To widen the talent pool, loss adjusters must proactively look beyond the insurance industry. Scott Cameron, Sedgwick International UK commercial property operations director, and Joseph Noel, Sedgwick International UK director, head of specialty,…
Post spoke to loss adjusting and legal professionals to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
Briefing: Keeping the Admiral ‘freight train’ on track - what lies ahead for CEO Milena Mondini de Focatiis
In Milena Mondini de Focatiis Admiral has its first CEO who was not involved with the launch of the business in 1993.
Karyn Strickland, Covéa Insurance head of HR and reward, gives her take on the value of conversations about racial equality at work.
Direct Line Group has become a carbon neutral company and is targeting a net carbon neutral investment portfolio by 2050, the insurer detailed in a pair of documents released at the end of 2020.
AIG UK CEO Anthony Baldwin shares how he will focus on London’s role as a global centre for insurance and a hub for talent during his year as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Video: Driving change in insurance and rebuilding trust in the market - both during and after the pandemic
Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.