Q&A: Benjamin Hindson, vice-president for communications, media and technology, Marsh and chair of Next Generation Insurance Network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on the Next…
In just over a fortnight I will be leaving the world of insurance, after 42 months in the job and almost twelve hundred bylines under my belt. Here’s what I’ve learned.
Inclusiveness in insurance, especially broking, is woeful writes Richard Beaven, chief operating officer at Brightside Group. No matter how rose-tinted our spectacles are, the data on the number of women in senior positions, not to mention other groups,…
Lloyd’s recorded pre-tax profits of £2.3bn in the first six months of 2019, with strong investment returns offsetting a year-on-year deterioration in underwriting profitability.
In June, I discussed the topic of ‘inclusion in insurance’ at The Women in Insurance Global Conference in New York, writes Startupbootcamp CEO Sabine VanderLinden. The topic is now taking centre stage in our industry as alongside their credit score,…
At the Monte Carlo annual rendezvous this week, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said the corporation was ready to “hang” perpetrators of bad behaviour after its culture survey revealed some “sobering” results.
Lloyd’s of London chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has said that the results of the specialty insurance market’s culture survey are “sobering” and that it won’t hesitate to make an example of perpetrators in order to stamp out bad behaviour.
The financial services and insurance sector suffers from a higher median gender pay gap than any other sector of the economy. Prina Mashru, head of human resources at Konsileo, argues that for women in the sector flexible working arrangements could…
An ex Aon employee has hit out at the global risk and consulting giant, alleging that she faced sexist behaviour that led to “mental health complications” and made her feel she had to leave the company.
British Insurance Awards, Dive In for diversity and funds from filming
Sara Mitchell has recently taken on the role of divisional president for the UK and Ireland retail business at Chubb. She talked to Stephanie Denton about her faith in the UK market, the importance of understanding the risks insurers are writing and not…
The London insurance market is facing a huge skills shortage as insurance firms struggle to compete for talent. While a huge number of baby boomers are retiring from the sector and taking those long-held skills with them, there is also a distinct lack of…
Zurich UK has seen a 25% increase in female applicants since embarking on a part-time jobs initiative.
The 2019 Gay Pride march brought central London’s streets to a colourful standstill recently, and it was a reminder how much progress we have made towards becoming a society at ease with diversity of all forms writes Sharon Bishop, CEO of Close Brothers…
Miller CEO Greg Collins has emphasised the need to root out ‘unpleasant and unhelpful views’ in the industry ahead of the fifth year of diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In.
On Wednesday night Admiral chair Annette Court won the Achievement Award at The British Insurance Awards.
An insurtech providing software to the insurance industry is a far cry from qualifying as a lawyer in Italy, but Scheme Serve's Valeria Altavilla isn't looking back.
Event registration has opened for the 2019 Dive In festival, which aims to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry and will year take place from 24 to 26 September.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
Festival of Football, charity communities and clean air commitments
As many of you know I’m a motorhome owner and as a family we enjoy camping.
Zurich Insurance Group has today confirmed that Amanda Blanc, CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and bank distribution and a member of the group’s executive committee, has tendered her resignation.