In June, I discussed the topic of ‘inclusion in insurance’ at The Women in Insurance Global Conference in New York, writes Startupbootcamp CEO Sabine VanderLinden. The topic is now taking centre stage in our industry as alongside their credit score,…
Lloyd’s of London chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has said that the results of the specialty insurance market’s culture survey are “sobering” and that it won’t hesitate to make an example of perpetrators in order to stamp out bad behaviour.
Miller CEO Greg Collins has emphasised the need to root out ‘unpleasant and unhelpful views’ in the industry ahead of the fifth year of diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In.
Event registration has opened for the 2019 Dive In festival, which aims to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry and will year take place from 24 to 26 September.
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
Lloyd's CEO John Neal has addressed concerns about the workplace culture at Lloyd’s, saying “whatever we’ve done so far, it’s not enough”.
Most people in the industry would probably describe themselves as open-minded, abhorring any kind of discrimination and supportive of more diversity in the workplace. The enthusiasm for change from all quarters is testament to that
The insurance sector is one of the mainstays of the UK economy, contributing nearly £30bn and employing more than 300,000 people. Its sheer size and financial strength gives the industry the opportunity to do good for the people who rely on it
Exclusive: A senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter has been suspended over “rude and offensive” comments about a female member of staff.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
The Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards will be held in November
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, used his conference address on Wednesday morning to highlight the need for brokers to attract young talent as the industry becomes more technologically sophisticated.
Lloyd’s has commissioned the Banking Standards Board to conduct an independent survey on the workplace culture and standards of behaviour within the market.
Bollington's CEO Paul Moors believes the insurance sector needs exceptional leaders to regain the public's confidence and set the highest of professional standards.
Biba supports FCA’s multi-lateral approach to signposting service for people with pre-existing medical conditions
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association believes it ‘has a significant role to play’ in the Financial Conduct Authority’s approach to signposting initiative.
Exclusive: The industry’s gender pay gap numbers remain relatively static, with experts warning that it could be up to a decade before the impact of recent diversity initiatives are reflected in the numbers.
Exclusive: A pair of loss adjusters have teamed up with a former Premier League football player to target insurers, brokers and suppliers with a well-being app.
With Team Fortitudo emerging successful after the Debate challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their second task.
Lloyd’s has developed a plan of action to create a ‘safe and inclusive’ working environment, following reports of sexual harassment, which could include lifetime bans for perpetrators.
Those that work in insurance have long known it has reputation issues.
Post revisited its popular Census research to find out how closely the sector reflects the society it serves. With so much focus on diversity, gender equality and inclusion, two new areas have been included in the census: sexual harassment and mental…
Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
Katherine Conway, head of diversity and inclusion and community affairs at Aon, explains that D&I efforts must go beyond recruitment to now focus on company culture.