Bupa’s Sheldon Kenton on travelling less for business but for longer – a growing global healthcare need
Sheldon Kenton, CEO at Bupa Global, examines the challenges of adapting to the changing needs of a more global workforce with businesses having to consider offering more extensive global health cover for senior leaders.
In February the Supreme Court ruled that Uber drivers are considered to be workers rather than self-employed, with potentially serious implications for insurance, says Stuart Toal, Allianz casualty account manager, technical.
On the 23 March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers - the insurer boss, the broker boss, the insurer…
On the 23 March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers - the contact centre managers and the claims…
On the 23rd of March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers about their work and personal experiences of…
Bupa Global CEO Sheldon Kenton considers the impact of lockdown on how leaders view and understand mental health.
Coronavirus has kickstarted a digital drive for businesses in the City and with light now at the end of the tunnel the insurance sector cannot revert to old ways, blogs Xceedance head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa Justin Davies.
Wealthier individuals are making the most of their sheds and outbuildings while working from home. Iprism private clients team manager Amie Wright ponders the insurance implications of this rising trend.
Insurers and brokers have increased paid leave and introduced more flexible working arrangements to employees under additional pressure from lockdown restrictions, with a particular focus on those now juggling work with childcare responsibilities.
Insurers and brokers have told Post that the majority of their staff will continue to work from home and that offices will remain open to those few that need to access them, following the start of a third national lockdown in England.
Post spoke to insurers to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
Ashwin Mistry, Brokerbility executive chairman, considers why the industry is failing to attract starry eyed young professionals to insurance careers.
With millions of UK employees forced to work from home during the Covid-19 lockdowns, organisations are more aware than ever of the cyber risks they face. But, while many expect this to push up demand for cyber insurance, the new landscape could also…
It takes more than a Webex call to build the relationships the insurance industry thrives on, says Ross Dingwall, managing director – broker channel at Hiscox UK.
Claims industry pivoted well to remote working but needs to prepare for a hybrid future, say experts
The claims industry has met the challenge of delivering for customers during the Covid-19 pandemic and should be preparing to take the best of what has been learned into a new normal of a hybrid remote-office work environment, according to specialists at…
Lisa Meigh, people director at Covéa Insurance, shares her learnings about remote working during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and gives her opinions on working practices of the future.
Fully Comp episode 6: How can the insurance industry better support vulnerable customers to tackle mental health inclusivity?
Welcome to episode six of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The mass migration to working from home may well result in a wave of claims for back pain, mental health, stress, and repetitive strain injuries, warns BLM head of casualty Simon Jones.
Video: Driving change in insurance and rebuilding trust in the market - both during and after the pandemic
Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.
Like all industries, insurance has been impacted profoundly by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.
There has been a lot of talk about how the March lockdown has acted as a trigger for insurance businesses to review processes throughout their organisation from the perspective of a ‘new normal’ – where customers and employees alike are living and…
Commerical insurance focused insurtech Cytora has moved to a remote-first set-up for employees including a £2000 annual budget for each member of staff to spend on travel within the UK and around the world.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.