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.
The world is devoting a lot of energy into finding a vaccine or ‘cure’ for Covid-19. We should know by now that false hope is not an antidote.
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.
The insurance industry needs to work collaboratively to promote the benefit of careers in insurance to boost the range of diverse talent and thinkers in organisations, according to Claire McDonald, UK and Ireland managing director at HDI Global.
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?
Insurer Ecclesiastical has faced criticism after failing to provide evidence “in a candid manner” during the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s investigation into Anglican Church abuse.
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.
Businesses have put their return to office plans on hold following the latest statement from the government asking people in England to work from home where possible.
Professor Tony Maden, psychiatrist and the former head clinician of Broadmoor’s dangerous and severe personality unit, is facing two separate investigations by the General Medical Council for his role as an expert witness in Ecclesiastical church abuse…
The sector has shown how well it can quickly adapt its services to care for customers, says Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK, but it must also learn from the pandemic crisis and plan for the next big event.
With air traffic grounded and sweeping restrictions halting travel during the Covid-19 pandemic, insurers have faced up to the sometimes impossible task of returning policyholders' remains to their home countries and families.
Covid-19 has created an enormous challenge for businesses worldwide and it is only natural to question how resilience, staff support, and customer care is maintained. Bob Ewers, CEO of Axa Partners UK & Ireland, explains the importance of business…
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?
As the UK emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, with lockdown restrictions easing and many sections of the economy back up and running, Anthony Baker, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at Plexus Law takes a look at what new casualty…
Zurich’s head of retail management David Martin spoke about joining the provider after 18 years with Allianz, pushing a digital strategy, leadership and management during the Covid-19 crisis as well as how he came into insurance.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
As lockdown eases and society moves towards establishing some kind of new normality, we've seen employers undertaking surveys of employees to better understand their views on coming back to the office. Lesley Allen, partner at law firm Clyde & Co, asks…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
The British Red Cross and the British Psychological Society have teamed up to recruit specialist Psychosocial Reserve Volunteers who will support people experiencing trauma or emotional distress during and after major emergencies in the UK.
The tragic toll of Covid-19 is incalculable. In less than five months, this pandemic has taken away so many loved ones – devastating families, friends and colleagues on a scale that could not have been imagined. Patrick Tiernan, managing director UK…
Ben Busfield, operations manager at the Managing General Agents’ Association, discusses how members reacted to the UK going into lockdown and how they are supporting employees and serving clients as the country eases along the pathway to a new normal.
In the 27th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the insurance sector has learnt over the last three months - and how it might shape the employer-employee relationship when offices re-open.