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.
The insurance industry has spoken out against racism and social injustice in light of the recent events.
Aon UK chief operating officer Nathan Shanaghy and the rest of the leadership team may have been left “humbled” by staff responses to global pay cuts, but that doesn’t mean the broker hasn’t served its workforce up a raw deal.
The gender pay gaps of top insurance brokerages showed little movement in 2019, with the divide between the mean pay of men and women shrinking by 0.33% while the gap in median pay grew by 0.34%.
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd’s programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Before the lockdown, Post gathered representatives from some of the networks together to find out what progress has…
Structural defects warranty insurance provider MD Insurance Services treated an employee with a disability "unfavourably", an employment tribunal has found.
Having spent her career working for brokers and then an insurer, Crawford & Company’s new UK and Ireland president Lisa Bartlett speaks to Jonathan Swift about why she has now thrown herself into claims management and loss adjusting, and how she is…
The Government Equalities Office and the Equality and Human Rights Commission have suspended the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Covéa Insurance has enhanced its paternity pay by offering six weeks fully paid leave for dads of new babies.
Caroline Poppleton has been appointed diversity and inclusion leader for Crawford’s UK operation alongside her current role as head of business development.
Jennifer Boldon, partner at Kennedys, recently took to the Lloyd’s Library to turn a spotlight on #MeToo claims. She spoke to Post about why they are picking up steam, how they differ between the UK and the US, and how employers can mitigate the risk of…
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
Insurance firms must be proactive in tackling “unhealthy” culture issues and misconduct, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned CEOs.
The year 2020 has been a long time coming for some in our family. In 1995 my lovely, tiny and very northern grandmother turned 95 and since then all 12 of her great-grandchildren have been counting down to the day she turns 100 and gets her card from The…
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we speak to strategic human resources business partner and Inspire working group chair Lisa Hooley, about Co-op Insurance winning the Diversity…
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we feature the D&III Leader Award winner Emerald Life CEO and founder Heidi McCormack
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we talk to Lisa Meigh, the director of HR & learning about Covea's win in the Staff Empowerment category.