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…
The Association of British Insurers and 32 of its members have signed up to Race at Work Charter, as part of an industry-wide commitment to improve opportunities for Black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
This week will have seen many of us who had been ready to get back to the office reconsider, as guidelines across England shifted.
Insurers have been urged to review flexible working policies and consult with staff to capitalise on positive changes to working practices during Covid-19 disruption.
The momentum behind diversity and inclusion programmes changing society and the industry for the better continues to build but there remains much more to be done, according to experts at the industry’s Dive In festival.
Lloyd's could seek to take "the most dramatic of action" and ban firms that do not meet gender targets from trading, Lloyd's CEO John Neal has warned.
Matthew Metcalfe, senior manager for talent acquisition at Covéa has urged the insurance sector to “reach out” and engage with the government’s new T Levels qualification by registering to offer work experience placements.
Briefing: QBE makes the only decision on cutting ties with CEO but where will Pat Regan surface next?
QBE will have had little choice but to part ways with CEO Pat Regan after an external investigation concluded his conduct had been unsatisfactory. But the proof in the inclusion pudding for the industry will be whether he resurfaces. And if so, where…
Crawford’s recently appointed diversity and inclusion leader for the UK, Caroline Poppleton, spoke to Post about challenges and opportunities for improving D&I in loss adjusting.
Insurance companies, like those in other sectors, are waking up to inequalities in society that could measurably affect their own make up. But if they are going to face up to sometimes harsh realities then they need to stop clinging to a PR narrative.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to replace its usual in-person version and still be able to give would-be lawyers a taste of legal life during Covid-19 disruption.
Lloyd’s today confirmed a re-run of its culture survey, set a gender target for the market and said it would look to set an ethnicity target in 2021.
Lloyd’s of London has sent out a survey collecting data on ethnic diversity in the market to be used in a forthcoming report, Post can reveal.
Exclusive: The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed there were 21 instances of individuals using its whistleblowing hotline to share information on sexual misconduct at insurance firms over six years.
Briefing: Could Black Lives Matter's landmark purge trigger a brand rethink for some well-known insurers?
As Black Lives Matter activists target statues and landmarks baring the names of historical figures they argue held questionable views, Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift asks whether this could have ramifications for some of the UK's most…
The latest Empower Top 100 list includes 11 Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders and future role models working in insurance.
Briefing: EC3's 'Plantation Place' – Insurers back renaming as London’s Square Mile faces up to slavery links
When the Black Lives Matters movement blew up in the UK following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota I wondered how long it would take before the insurance sector came under the spotlight.
Lloyd’s of London and RSA have addressed their historic involvement with the Atlantic slave trade and committed to continuing work to tackle racism.
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
Blog: Brightside's Richard Beaven on Pride month and why promoting inclusion is even more important today
As an industry there has been slow progress to move the needle on our ‘pale, male and stale image’ and while we continue to see signs of change we should all be driving towards greater inclusion explains Richard Beaven, chief operating officer at…
Dive In, the insurance industry’s festival for diversity and inclusion, has been confirmed with a virtual format of online events for 2020 taking place from 22 to 24 September.
Following tragic events of the recent weeks Liberty Mutual and AIG have pledged donations to help fight the injustice for black community.