Exclusive: The industry’s gender pay gap numbers remain relatively static, with experts warning that it could be up to a decade before the impact of recent diversity initiatives are reflected in the numbers.
In order to reflect the diverse communities UK insurers serve the insurance industry needs to continue to make progress towards creating a truly diverse and inclusive workforce, especially at executive and board level, explains James Dalton, director for…
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Premiership Rugby will not sever sponsorship links with Gallagher despite the company’s UK CEO describing a former employee as a “complicated fat Arab”.
Exclusive: A pair of loss adjusters have teamed up with a former Premier League football player to target insurers, brokers and suppliers with a well-being app.
Post held its reputation event this week, which felt somewhat prescient as parts of the industry were shamed on diversity and inclusion.
Vince Cable urges Premiership Rugby to review Gallagher sponsorship over UK CEO’s ‘complicated fat Arab’ slur
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has written to Premiership Rugby CEO Mark McCafferty, urging the sport to review its commercial relationship with Gallagher after its UK CEO Simon Matson was revealed to have referred to an employee as a ‘complicated…
With Team Fortitudo emerging successful after the Debate challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their second task.
Lloyd’s has developed a plan of action to create a ‘safe and inclusive’ working environment, following reports of sexual harassment, which could include lifetime bans for perpetrators.
Lloyd’s diversity festival, Dive In, has been confirmed for a fifth year, a day after the market was slammed for an ingrained "culture of sexual harassment".
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
Exclusive: The Insurance Institute of Ireland has expressed ‘deep regret’ over a magazine cover interpreted as potentially being offensive to minorities and has immediately removed the graphic.
While the UK insurance market is making strides in increasing diversity Alistair Fraser, CEO of Marsh’s UK Corporate business, believes it can learn from the power of cross-generational communities in Indonesia and other emerging countries in the Far…
Insurance specialist law firm Horwich Farrelly has launched a Network of Women, designed to support its female employees.
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
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…