Matthew Metcalfe, senior manager for talent acquisition at Covéa has urged the insurance sector to “reach out” and engage with the government’s new T Levels qualification by registering to offer work experience placements.
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
Briefing: QBE makes the only decision on cutting ties with CEO but where will Pat Regan surface next?
QBE will have had little choice but to part ways with CEO Pat Regan after an external investigation concluded his conduct had been unsatisfactory. But the proof in the inclusion pudding for the industry will be whether he resurfaces. And if so, where…
Lee Elliston, Lloyd’s Market Association claims director, tackles the need to recruit and retain top talent from a diverse background as he argues that independent-minded claims professionals harnessing the power of technology can help Lloyd’s be the…
Crawford’s recently appointed diversity and inclusion leader for the UK, Caroline Poppleton, spoke to Post about challenges and opportunities for improving D&I in loss adjusting.
Insurance companies, like those in other sectors, are waking up to inequalities in society that could measurably affect their own make up. But if they are going to face up to sometimes harsh realities then they need to stop clinging to a PR narrative.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to replace its usual in-person version and still be able to give would-be lawyers a taste of legal life during Covid-19 disruption.
To survive and thrive in uncertainty, to shore up organisational resilience and remain innovative, insurance firms must embrace diversity and meaningfully embed it in their culture and operating model.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
Registration for diversity and inclusion festival Dive In has opened with over 90 virtual events taking place in over 30 countries from the 22 to 24 September.
In a half year results call, Marsh and McLennan CEO Dan Glaser aired a “personal” view that the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger will be negative for clients and the market .
Lloyd’s today confirmed a re-run of its culture survey, set a gender target for the market and said it would look to set an ethnicity target in 2021.
Lloyd’s of London has sent out a survey collecting data on ethnic diversity in the market to be used in a forthcoming report, Post can reveal.
Exclusive: The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed there were 21 instances of individuals using its whistleblowing hotline to share information on sexual misconduct at insurance firms over six years.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Black Lives Matter focus - Q&A with the first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker Protecdiv
For the 34th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series content director Jonathan Swift sat down with the founders of Protecdiv, a business that claims to be first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker.
Trakm8 has appointed Penny Searles as a non-executive director to help lead on the vehicle technology specialist’s strategic vision and commercial growth.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
Having began her career at Commercial Union it always seemed fitting that Amanda Blanc would one day take the top job at its successor Aviva. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects how the stars finally aligned for her to take up a role that for…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Briefing: Could Black Lives Matter's landmark purge trigger a brand rethink for some well-known insurers?
As Black Lives Matter activists target statues and landmarks baring the names of historical figures they argue held questionable views, Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift asks whether this could have ramifications for some of the UK's most…
This week Insurance Post formally launches the 2020 season of Claims Apprentice in association with Kennedys.
The latest Empower Top 100 list includes 11 Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders and future role models working in insurance.
Briefing: EC3's 'Plantation Place' – Insurers back renaming as London’s Square Mile faces up to slavery links
When the Black Lives Matters movement blew up in the UK following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota I wondered how long it would take before the insurance sector came under the spotlight.