Today millions of people will be celebrating International Women’s Day and with this year’s theme focusing on the need to create a more gender-balanced world, it’s fair to say this is very relevant for the insurance industry.
On International Women's Day Amanda Blanc, CEO of EMEA for Zurich Insurance, says businesses must take diversity seriously.
I have seen the future of insurance. It’s not orange as advertisers in my teens predicted and neither is it the green that insurers are currently facing with the motor green cards, but it is bright and it is positive.
Insurance has struggled to attract talent in recent years, finding itself competing with ‘sexier’ industries
Jonathan Swift reflects on whether Direct Line's new "understated" and "inquisitive" CEO Penny James might be the right person at the right time, given the on-going pricing review.
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
This week, the sunshine we were blessed with last week was replaced by a more winter-appropriate grey sky and rain.
Many firms have signed up to the Women in Finance Charter but as Vanessa Young, compliance and advisory boards manager at the British Insurance Brokers' Association, explains as with any strategy businesses need be sure of what they want to achieve and…
The number of women on the executive teams of insurance companies has increased by a fifth, a study by the Association of British Insurers has found.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
With Valentine’s Day yesterday, the Post team started the week by bracing ourselves for an inevitable slew of romance-related press releases. We weren’t disappointed.
Those that work in insurance have long known it has reputation issues.
Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.
I usually love the month of January. My birthday falls in this month as well as several other family birthdays and, while others are facing a dry January, I usually manage to have a good celebration.
Post revisited its popular Census research to find out how closely the sector reflects the society it serves. With so much focus on diversity, gender equality and inclusion, two new areas have been included in the census: sexual harassment and mental…
The Chartered Insurance Institute has revealed that its mean ethnicity pay gap is 1%, while its median ethnicity pay gap is -16%.
Post, in association with WNS, held a roundtable with London market leaders, to discuss whether Lloyd’s modernisation is gaining momentum, and what the state of play is for the technology drive
Diversity topped the agenda this week with Post exclusively revealing that the Association of British Insurers is backing an ethnicity pay gap reporting proposal.
Exclusive: Insurers have welcomed the Association of British Insurers’ backing of ethnicity pay gap reporting, but data collection may pose a challenge for firms if the government mandates it.
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers has backed proposals to introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting.
To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award
Clyde & Co has launched a communication-oriented training programme targeted at female lawyers as they strive to build a more gender-balanced brand.
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
In years gone by no one spoke about mental health issues but now, as well as being aware of the issues, employers have moral responsibility to address it according to Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association.