Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
There continues to be change at the top of the UK's insurer board rooms. But instead of relying on the tried and tested recruitment strategies of the past, Consumer Intelligence's Ian Hughes suggests a more meaningful strategy to get the most out of your…
Human resources departments in the insurance industry need to start supporting social mobility in the same way they’ve been promoting gender balance and ethnic diversity, a Dive In panel heard.
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…
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.
On A-level results day, Carmen McDonagh, operations director at Complete Cover Group, urges school leavers to consider an insurance apprenticeship.
Debbie Mawer, director of people and culture at Claims Consortium Group, explains how to attract and nurture a neurodiverse workforce.
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
Dave Brosnan, CEO of CNA Hardy, explains why diversity is a business issue.
Video: Pauline Miller (Lloyd's), Jason Groves (Marsh) and Matthew Fosh (Axis) on Dive In 2018 and #time4inclusion
Time for inclusion is the theme of the fourth edition of the Dive In festival, which will take place in late September to encourage diversity in the insurance industry.
Hiscox has appointed Zurich’s EMEA claims director as its new UK and Ireland CUO.
Exclusive: UK General has appointed Clare Ryder as a non-executive director.
What does being ‘more like an insurtech’ mean? Recruiting people with facial hair and skinny jeans is only the start of the journey.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
GRP-owned Higos has appointed Matthew Hartigan as managing director, succeeding interim managing director Neil Thornton.
As Igo4 appoints a Google exec to its board, Jonathan Swift looks at whether the recruitment of Mark Bennett marks a "trend" in terms of insurance turning to digital to fill their top tables.
Sedgwick has appointed Malcolm Hughes as CEO of its Ireland operations.
Zurich’s capture of Axa UK CEO Amanda Blanc will “wake up” the insurer, brokers have said.
Former RSA commercial boss Hayley Robinson has joined Zurich as chief underwriting officer.
Global Risk Partners has appointed Clive Nathan as CEO of the group’s managing general agent division.
Some of the movers and shakers in the market this month