After a tricky year as Chartered Insurance Institute president Nick Turner has stepped up as NFU Mutual group CEO. He talks to Stephanie Denton about insuring the most dangerous profession in the UK, accepting the golden ticket and why constant movement…
Improving diversity and inclusion is a key objective across the insurance industry with initiatives such as the Women in Finance Charter, the Gender Inclusion Network and the Race at Work Charter helping to drive equality for employees and customers…
Insurance has long been thought of as a men’s game, although the sector is making some steps towards greater gender diversity. Post investigates whether – as new kids on the block with no legacy issues – insurtechs are doing a better job here
Insurers must hone in on specific areas of the business such as training to address diversity and inclusion deficiencies within the sector, a panel at the British Insurance Brokers' Association has said.
Women are seriously under-represented within the insurtech sector and more needs to be done to ensure female founders can launch through fair access to funding and that firms do more to boost recruitment, including making senior appointments.
Shepherd Compello has named Steve Hart as chief broking officer, moving up from divisional director for the company’s US-focused property business.
The longer the pandemic goes on the more profound and permanent the changes in the world of work are likely to be. The broking market has responded well, especially since it once prided itself on the importance of face-to-face deals. Post asks what this…
Lloyd’s Europe CEO Sonja Rottiers will step down at the Lloyd’s Insurance Company general assembly on 1 June 2021, to be succeeded by Amélie Breitburd.
On the 23 March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers - the loss adjusters, the HR boss and the IT boss …
Covid-19 continues to wreak “profound damage” on the UK economy, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, but the country’s insurtech sector is staying strong and remains a much-needed beacon of hope
Fully Comp 15: Insurance Internships and graduate programmes - keeping up in the race for new talent
For the fifteenth episode of Post’s video series Fully Comp, we gathered together a panel to discuss insurance internships and graduate programmes.
After more than four decades spent in underwriting and broking, Rob Brown chose to try his hand at insurance services as group CEO at Charles Taylor last year. He talks to Jonathan Swift about why, given the bountiful opportunities the PE-backed firm has…
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Insurers have maintained their graduate programmes during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an investigation by Post, and adapted to the challenges of training and recruiting in a virtual world to keep this crucial entry route into the profession…
The insurance needs of the gaming sector are complicated and ever evolving but there are plenty of opportunities for those prepared to immerse themselves in this flourishing market.
In this video Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with Davies Group CEO Dan Saulter to talk about digital transformation and deals, including the integration of the defendant law firm Keoghs in acquired in Q1 2020.
Brokers have hailed private equity house Cinven and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buying Miller from Willis Towers Watson as a deal with no losers.
Zurich’s analysis of its UK workforce has shown that the future impact of technology could mean 270 jobs go unfilled in the next five years if its team is not reskilled.
Almost seven years after he took over as group CEO, Stephen Hester looks like he is finally closing in on a sale for RSA. The big question, as Post content director Jonathan Swift asks, is why has it taken so long?
Video: Driving change in insurance and rebuilding trust in the market - both during and after the pandemic
Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.
Pet insurance provider Bought by Many will be changing its branding to Many Pets in markets outside of the UK, chief financial officer Luisa Barile told Post.
Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.