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…
Allianz Insurance signed the Armed Forces Covenant in November receiving its employer recognition scheme bronze award.
To widen the talent pool, loss adjusters must proactively look beyond the insurance industry. Scott Cameron, Sedgwick International UK commercial property operations director, and Joseph Noel, Sedgwick International UK director, head of specialty,…
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.
With Lloyd’s, London market and wholesale broker accountability drawing the regulator’s attention in recent weeks, Michael Sicsic, managing director of Sicsic Advisory and former Financial Conduct Authority head of retail general insurance supervision,…
Claims industry pivoted well to remote working but needs to prepare for a hybrid future, say experts
The claims industry has met the challenge of delivering for customers during the Covid-19 pandemic and should be preparing to take the best of what has been learned into a new normal of a hybrid remote-office work environment, according to specialists at…
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.
The mass migration to working from home may well result in a wave of claims for back pain, mental health, stress, and repetitive strain injuries, warns BLM head of casualty Simon Jones.
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.