Diversity and inclusion efforts must not be seen as something that is only for people from minority groups, explains Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge, chief financial officer and executive sponsor for diversity and Inclusion at Axa UK.
As we mark International Women’s Day 2018, Angela Darling, group risk and compliance director at Complete Cover Group, feels the insurance industry has come a long way towards accepting women onto boards in the last 40 years.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
The Scottish government has endorsed the Association of British Insurers' efforts on diversity across the insurance sector.
Mental wellbeing has become a focus of the insurance industry, and David Ross, CEO of The Ardonagh Group, believes brokers have a role to play in changing attitudes in the workplace.
Five insurers have revealed by how much women are underpaid in their organisations compared to men.
Male employees across Lloyd’s are paid 27.7% higher on average than female staff.
Insurers do not quote racist premiums, writes François-Xavier Boisseau, CEO insurance at Ageas UK, urging the sector to better educate the public on how pricing works.
We are often asked if and how inclusion can translate across cultures and geographies writes Angie Peacock, chair of global inclusion training company the People Development Team.
Zurich has launched an app that will enhance access to its employee assistance programme, Workplace Options.
The demand for transparency and diversity is changing the insurance market and shaping the personalities of future industry leaders, writes Brokerbility chairman Ashwin Mistry.
Artificial intelligence is taking over mundane legal functions but is not killing off lawyers, says Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law.
The past year has been a stormy one for the insurance market – and not just in terms of weather: the discount rate saga and the insurance premium tax hike helped propel motor premiums to stratospheric highs. Industry figures see clearer skies, however,…
Adrian Furness, claims and operations director at Covéa Insurance, wants his daughter and other women to be able to fulfil their potential, so as an industry leader he's making sure he can feel proud rather than apologetic about the industry’s diversity…
There is a greater overlap in tackling the industry challenges of embracing technological innovation and winning the war for talent than many might think argues Allied World’s Mike Garrison.
Insurance suffers from a bad image whereas it offers a wide range of opportunities, writes Ageas CEO Bart De Smet, urging the industry to tell its story and conquer hearts.
LIoyd’s CEO Inga Beale was elected the 121st president of the Chartered Insurance Institute at the body’s annual general meeting in July.
While certain sectors of the insurance sector are advancing at a pace, Richard Beaven, distribution director at Swinton Group, urges swifter movement on diversity.
It is an ugly truth that almost every woman who has worked in insurance for some time has a story about sexual discrimination.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has disclosed its gender pay gap information ahead of the April 2018 deadline.
Caravans, cycling, coping mechanisms and a colour run
Some of the movers and shakers in the market this month
Sue Jones, head of GI fraud strategy at LV, explains how fraud became an industry focus.