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.
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.
Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Anita Fernqvist, chief data officer and director of operations at Zurich UK, argues that advances in and adoption of new technology means reskilling for the future is more important than ever and looks at the opportunities and challenges for insurers.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Recruiters face fresh challenges with swathes of the insurance market now working from home, attendees at Post's Future of Insurance Work event heard.
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.
Two loss adjusters at Charles Taylor were offered part-time three-month secondments to work on Axa XL's claims team, one after the other. Both had expected to have a similar experience however, as lockdown loomed in March, one of the pair found…
NHBC, a warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has become an Education and Skills Funding Agency-approved provider of apprenticeships and launched its first apprenticeship scheme aimed at developing the next generation of house building…
Recently appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association Mike Keating has set out his vision for the association with growth of insurer partners high on the agenda.
Alex Alway and Andrew Scott have teamed up to form UKGI Group and have bought compliance consultancy firm RWA, Post can reveal.
Matthew Metcalfe, senior manager for talent acquisition at Covéa has urged the insurance sector to “reach out” and engage with the government’s new T Levels qualification by registering to offer work experience placements.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to replace its usual in-person version and still be able to give would-be lawyers a taste of legal life during Covid-19 disruption.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
Insurance Covid-cast: Grumpy old insurance execs - Bunker, Cooter, Hanks and Smith on trading through a hard market
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
The consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority on extending the deadline for the implementation of conduct rules is “welcome news”, according to David Sparkes, head of compliance and training at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Black Lives Matter focus - Q&A with the first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker Protecdiv
For the 34th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series content director Jonathan Swift sat down with the founders of Protecdiv, a business that claims to be first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker.
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…
In the 28th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss how employers manage the return to the office, given many staff members might have anxieties about the ‘new normal’ - not least travelling to and…
Direct Insurance Group has offered all staff the choice and flexibility of working from home, in the office or a mixture of the two on a permanent basis, Post can reveal.
The executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, Malcolm Hyde, offers a guided tour of how the association came into being, its ongoing dedication to professional standards and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.
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…
Post Claims Club Live Webinar: Handling claims in a digital age - how insurtechs are changing customer expectations at the moment of truth
In this live webinar session from 11:00am we will hear from - and have a chance to question - a number of people who manage claims on behalf of the new breed of insurtech start-ups; businesses looking to reinvent the customer journey from cradle-to-grave…