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.
Anita Fernqvist, chief data officer and director of operations at Zurich UK, argues that advances in and adoption of new technology means reskilling for the future is more important than ever and looks at the opportunities and challenges for insurers.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Recruiters face fresh challenges with swathes of the insurance market now working from home, attendees at Post's Future of Insurance Work event heard.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed mental health to the top of insurer agendas as many employees continue to work from home, HDI Global director of distribution Stephanie Odgen has said.
How are major financial centres in the UK likely to be impacted by Covid-19 and will the remote working phenomenon hit office occupancy for the longer term?
Two loss adjusters at Charles Taylor were offered part-time three-month secondments to work on Axa XL's claims team, one after the other. Both had expected to have a similar experience however, as lockdown loomed in March, one of the pair found…
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
There is now just a fortnight to go before Insurance Post holds its Future of Insurance Work event.
Spotlight: Future of work - value your employees, your customers, and reap the benefits for your business
None of us were prepared for the Covid-19 pandemic, with few of us believing it possible, and the changes we’ve seen in society as a result may see permanent changes to the way we work and live in the future writes Paul O'Sullivan, head of commercial…