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.
Lloyd’s of London and RSA have addressed their historic involvement with the Atlantic slave trade and committed to continuing work to tackle racism.
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
Blog: Brightside's Richard Beaven on Pride month and why promoting inclusion is even more important today
As an industry there has been slow progress to move the needle on our ‘pale, male and stale image’ and while we continue to see signs of change we should all be driving towards greater inclusion explains Richard Beaven, chief operating officer at…
Dive In, the insurance industry’s festival for diversity and inclusion, has been confirmed with a virtual format of online events for 2020 taking place from 22 to 24 September.
Following tragic events of the recent weeks Liberty Mutual and AIG have pledged donations to help fight the injustice for black community.
The insurance industry has spoken out against racism and social injustice in light of the recent events.
Aon UK chief operating officer Nathan Shanaghy and the rest of the leadership team may have been left “humbled” by staff responses to global pay cuts, but that doesn’t mean the broker hasn’t served its workforce up a raw deal.
The London Market was responsible for $110bn (£89.7bn) of premium in 2018 with 8.1% year on year core growth across property, casualty and financial lines, according to the latest research by the London Market Group.
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd’s programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Before the lockdown, Post gathered representatives from some of the networks together to find out what progress has…
Thanks to the removal of the default retirement age in 2011, more people are choosing to work for longer. Andy Miller, technical risk control manager believes whether they stay on because they enjoy it or because they need to top up their retirement…
Having spent her career working for brokers and then an insurer, Crawford & Company’s new UK and Ireland president Lisa Bartlett speaks to Jonathan Swift about why she has now thrown herself into claims management and loss adjusting, and how she is…
The Government Equalities Office and the Equality and Human Rights Commission have suspended the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As American film producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse case again makes headlines, the spotlight on diversity and equality is having an impact on many businesses, regardless of size, nature or geographical location writes Jennifer Boldon, partner in…
Caroline Poppleton has been appointed diversity and inclusion leader for Crawford’s UK operation alongside her current role as head of business development.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Post has enlisted a managing general agent industry mole to lift the lid on what the sector is really like. Our anonymous commentator asks why the perception of working in the insurance industry is so bad from the outside.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
Insurance firms must be proactive in tackling “unhealthy” culture issues and misconduct, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned CEOs.
This weekend we will see the first same sex couple on Dancing on Ice as Steps singer H dons his skates with partner American pro-skater Matt Evers. This comes weeks after rival reality TV show Strictly Come Dancing featured a same sex couple's routine in…
The year 2020 has been a long time coming for some in our family. In 1995 my lovely, tiny and very northern grandmother turned 95 and since then all 12 of her great-grandchildren have been counting down to the day she turns 100 and gets her card from The…
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him