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.
CNA Hardy, Hastings, LV and NFU are among the 33 latest firms that have signed up to the Women in Finance Charter.
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…
In a world where insurance processes are being automated, the industry needs to re-skill the next generation of workers, writes Brett Moffatt, managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, of Talent Intelligence.
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
As insurance is embracing digital technologies, the most crucial skill it will need is empathy, explains Stephen Walker, director of claims, customer and operations at Covéa Insurance.
Do you want to be counted? The Insurance Census is here and it's all about you!
Amanda Blanc once told me off, as a journalist, for relying on her and others to call out sexism. Well Amanda, here you go. I hope this helps.
Insurance has progressed on diversity but stigma persists around mental health, writes Ailsa King, chief client officer, Marsh UK & Ireland, calling on the industry to create supportive workplaces.
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
Lloyd’s has developed a programme it hopes will propel women in to more senior roles, chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown told delegates at Dive In Festival.
Marsh UK CEO Chris Lay has decried the lack of a 'pipeline' of women in line for senior roles, urging for flexible working as a possible solution.
Human resources departments in the insurance industry need to start supporting social mobility in the same way they’ve been promoting gender balance and ethnic diversity, a Dive In panel heard.
Amanda Blanc made her first appearance as the Association of British Insurers’ chair, as the insurer body debuted new research.
Gender pay gap figures at the Chartered Insurance Institute have fallen in the last year, but the organisation says there is still a "long way to go".
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.
This year at the football World Cup we heard more female commentators voicing their opinions on the beautiful game than ever before. A woman sat on the Croatian bench at England’s losing semi-final match and many women came out and admitted to not only…
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?
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.
Debbie Mawer, director of people and culture at Claims Consortium Group, explains how to attract and nurture a neurodiverse workforce.
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
Dave Brosnan, CEO of CNA Hardy, explains why diversity is a business issue.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.