Working in the insurance industry, you hear a lot of talk about diversifying the workforce and attracting young people to the market.
Diversity and inclusion has been a hot topic in the insurance industry for a fair few years, but it took the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundations's conference for me to realise the true breadth of diversity and how it could drive the unlocking of…
What happens behind the doors of insurtech start-ups? James Stuart Clarke of Digital Fineprint explains how free coffee and coconut water are used to attract talent, but won't necessarily solve the culture clash between salespeople and developers.
Covéa’s Adrian Furness was recently appointed claims and operations director, having previously held the role of claims director. Post sat down with him to discuss his new appointment.
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male. In Post’s latest research Michèle Bacchus finds out if the description still fits and what the industry is doing to effect change
You may have heard or read that McKinsey reported in its 2015 Diversity Matters report that gender diverse firms were 15% more likely to outperform those that were not diverse, but here's something more interesting.
Aviva is the only insurer to have made the list of top 100 employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff for the second year running.
The benefits of diversity in the workplace have long been recognised. It widens the talent pool, improves employee engagement, enhances performance and enables an organisation to better represent its diverse customer base. That can only be good for…
Aviva is the only insurer to have made the list of top 100 employers for LGBT staff for the second year running.
Axa has launched its first global policy covering inclusive parental leave and support.
Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale has been awarded a damehood in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
2016 may go down as the year the insurance sector woke up to the growing importance of women in the global economy and recognised that it needs to address their requirements for a whole range of products and services. Whether as entrepreneurs or heads of…
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PI law firm Thompsons Solicitors has submitted its findings on 'ethnic penalties' in motor insurance to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
With diversity so high on the insurance industry’s agenda and the world of science recently celebrating the annual Ada Lovelace Day, highlighting the contribution of women in science, Post set out to find when the first female underwriter made her mark…
“If not me, who? If not now, when?” This is the question actor Emma Watson posed as she addressed the United Nations in 2014 on behalf of a campaign that she is fronting known as He For She.
Five female insurance entrepreneurs give Jonathan Swift the lowdown on the start-up sector
Insurers have been rallying around the Women in Finance Charter as a way of pushing for more women in senior roles.
Michèle Bacchus finds out how David Beckham’s legs can help make broking more enticing and attract talent to the sector
The second annual Dive In Festival for Diversity and Inclusion concluded its three day international events programme on Friday.
Having recently moved from the outskirts of London to Somerset to increase my rebellious teenage son's chances of staying at school, I now understand why Londoners might be considered slightly arrogant.
Julie Thomas, diversity, inclusion & wellbeing manager at Zurich, tells Post how the insurance industry can welcome and nurture talents from all walks of life.
Post is supporting the Chartered Insurance Institute’s He for She campaign - making simple, achievable personal commitments that inspire others to join the conversation and show support for gender parity.
Willis Towers Watson has introduced in the UK a plan to proactively hire people with autistic spectrum disorders.