Schemes designed to attract more women into the insurance industry are starting to show signs of success, despite a piece of research that suggests female millennials are being put off a career in the sector.
The insurance industry is failing to keep hold of talented female workers, or even attract them in the first place, due to a perceived lack of equal opportunities.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has become an official supporter of the Inclusion At Lloyd's initiative by signing the Lloyd's diversity and inclusion charter.
Greater cross-industry collaboration and a significant recruitment drive are needed if London is to fulfil its ambition to become a global cyber insurance hub, according to London market firms.
In the final part of the Insurance Census, Post looks at ethnic diversity in the insurance industry – and how the sector can improve.
The insurance industry is showing signs of improvement when it comes to gender equality, but it still has a lot of work to do
The Independent Women in Insurance Network has been criticised as being “too strident” by some members of the insurance industry, according to steering committee chair Barbara Merry.
Industry networking organisation The Worshipful Company of Insurers has launched a new Independent Women in Insurance Network.
A diverse workforce brings benefits to staff and positively influences corporate culture.
Canopius CEO’s experience makes her ‘ideal’ replacement for Richard Ward
When I joined the insurance market in 2004, just under 10 years ago, the ‘required’ dress code for me to enter the hallowed halls of Lloyd’s of London was a skirt or dress.
Link, the LGBT Insurance Network, has celebrated the one year anniversary of its steering committee with an event hosted by Catlin.
Despite insurance having a reputation for being run predominantly by men a study has shown in the cooperative and mutual insurance sector women are taking a much more significant role.
Insurers have been advised to act on boardroom diversity before they face legislation.
Law firm PRC has launched a new scheme to help increase the number of women on the boards of UK insurance firms.
Insurers can reap economic benefits by creating diversity-friendly office environments, according to new lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender insurance network, Link.
The Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network has called for the implementation of new measures to tackle the gender inequality among top companies.
In the final part of Post's Insurance Census on diversity in the industry, the focus is on race. To what extent does the sector offer equal opportunities to ethnic minorities - and how much has the situation improved in recent years?
In the second of a three-part series on diversity in the industry, age comes under the spotlight. How are different age groups represented across insurance, and what is being done to entice the next generation of employees into insurance?
In the first of a three-part series on diversity in the industry, Post analyses the role of gender in insurance. Does the traditional image of a male-dominated industry hold true, or do females have a strong presence across the sector?
For the past four years I have worked as a journalist in the insurance sector, learning the trade, meeting the people that matter and, most importantly, serving the readers of Post Magazine.
Better gender diversity will boost the industry's understanding of cultural, social and economic issues, says Nicolas Aubert, managing director, Chartis Insurance UK.
Having responded to Business Secretary Vince Cable’s call to take the lead in addressing the gender imbalance on company boards, the insurance industry has resoundingly rejected the notion of quotas as a mechanism to tackle this persistent problem.
Stronger female representation on company boards is one of the recommendations laid down by the Association of British Insurers last week, in its first report on board effectiveness