When I joined the insurance market in 2004, just under 10 years ago, the ‘required’ dress code for me to enter the hallowed halls of Lloyd’s of London was a skirt or dress.
Link, the LGBT Insurance Network, has celebrated the one year anniversary of its steering committee with an event hosted by Catlin.
Despite insurance having a reputation for being run predominantly by men a study has shown in the cooperative and mutual insurance sector women are taking a much more significant role.
Insurers have been advised to act on boardroom diversity before they face legislation.
Law firm PRC has launched a new scheme to help increase the number of women on the boards of UK insurance firms.
Insurers can reap economic benefits by creating diversity-friendly office environments, according to new lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender insurance network, Link.
The Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network has called for the implementation of new measures to tackle the gender inequality among top companies.
In the final part of Post's Insurance Census on diversity in the industry, the focus is on race. To what extent does the sector offer equal opportunities to ethnic minorities - and how much has the situation improved in recent years?
In the second of a three-part series on diversity in the industry, age comes under the spotlight. How are different age groups represented across insurance, and what is being done to entice the next generation of employees into insurance?
In the first of a three-part series on diversity in the industry, Post analyses the role of gender in insurance. Does the traditional image of a male-dominated industry hold true, or do females have a strong presence across the sector?
For the past four years I have worked as a journalist in the insurance sector, learning the trade, meeting the people that matter and, most importantly, serving the readers of Post Magazine.
Better gender diversity will boost the industry's understanding of cultural, social and economic issues, says Nicolas Aubert, managing director, Chartis Insurance UK.
Having responded to Business Secretary Vince Cable’s call to take the lead in addressing the gender imbalance on company boards, the insurance industry has resoundingly rejected the notion of quotas as a mechanism to tackle this persistent problem.
Stronger female representation on company boards is one of the recommendations laid down by the Association of British Insurers last week, in its first report on board effectiveness