Educating and representing during Covid-19: How insurance trade and training bodies are operating remotely
There has been a lot of focus on how different insurance companies have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, but what about the representative and educational organisations that are part of the lifeblood of the sector? Post content director Jonathan Swift…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 14: Newsmaker special with Crawford & Company group chief executive Rohit Verma
In this Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focused on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Insurance Covid Cast – episode one: How has the industry’s reputation been impacted by its handling of the coronavirus epidemic
In the first of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Age and Insurance Post whilst our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss the sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what lasting impact it might have on its…
People buy insurance to transfer risk, not because you are 'technologically cool': Aon claims boss Harrison
Insurers and brokers should not lose sight of the fact that customers buy insurance to transfer risk, and not because a provider has something “technologically cool,” a conference heard.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Right Here, Right Now, it is shortlist time!
Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
Declan Shaw joined Cowens straight from school and has already risen to account executive.
When the Chartered Insurance Institute leaves Aldermanbury this month for a new home in the City, it will not be able to bring along many of the artifacts it has in storage. Post spoke to former president Reg Brown about how these could be rehoused in a…
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
Professional qualifications play an essential role in building industry trust and recognition on the global stage, says Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, however, the UK’s Brexit vote could put this into…
Roll back six years and I remember David Williams, on taking a new role as director of underwriting at Axa, calling for parity in remuneration between claims professionals and others.
Insurers are investing in employee benefits as a way to recruit and retain staff - and they go beyond the core elements of pension, life and health cover to sometimes include quirky perks
The insurance industry can sometimes be slow to embrace change but Peter Staddon, managing director at the Managing General Agents’ Association, says it's time to help young professionals on their journey.
If progess in technology and society continues at its current rate Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, believes the ability to learn from the past, be adaptable, reliable and professional will bemore important…
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
RSA scooped a trio of awards last night at the British Insurance Awards, winning in the claims initiative, major loss and young achiever categories.
The International Insurance Society has designed a certification system for recognising universities that provide risk management and insurance education.
The insurance industry could score points among the young generation
The second part of the research asks what diversity means to Lloyd’s and the London Market and how can it attract young talent and people from outside the profession into insurance?
A group of new recruits to McLarens Aviation learn about what it takes to be a loss adjuster
Diversity Award; Investing in the Profession