Recent research has found that a large portion of insurance workers feel more must be done on diversity. Culture Shift CEO Gemma McCall breaks down the findings and considers the industry's next steps.
As the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters looks set to change its charter and by-laws to be more inclusive, its president Shaun Kelly talks to Jonathan Swift about why the value proposition of the loss adjuster and ethics are so important to him
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
The insurance industry needs to work collaboratively to promote the benefit of careers in insurance to boost the range of diverse talent and thinkers in organisations, according to Claire McDonald, UK and Ireland managing director at HDI Global.
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the 1980s and 1990s in the second of a two-part series.
The Association of British Insurers and 32 of its members have signed up to Race at Work Charter, as part of an industry-wide commitment to improve opportunities for Black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues.
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. In the latest instalment David Worsfold looks at transformation of Lloyd’s and the London market in the post Covid-19 era
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
This week will have seen many of us who had been ready to get back to the office reconsider, as guidelines across England shifted.
Insurers have been urged to review flexible working policies and consult with staff to capitalise on positive changes to working practices during Covid-19 disruption.
The momentum behind diversity and inclusion programmes changing society and the industry for the better continues to build but there remains much more to be done, according to experts at the industry’s Dive In festival.
Lloyd's could seek to take "the most dramatic of action" and ban firms that do not meet gender targets from trading, Lloyd's CEO John Neal has warned.
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.