CEO John Neal has emailed staff about appropriate conduct as party season kicks off after a year of revelations of sexism, harassment and donut-related smut.
Research from Ecclesiastical shows that brokers working for national networks are significantly more likely to experience a mental health issue than brokers working for regional and provincial brokers.
Insurers have promised to provide flexible working for staff and pledged to be inclusive about customers' financial lives.
Former Lloyd's CEO, Inga Beale, called on brokers to examine policy wordings for gender bias.
Behavioural economist, Mark Pittaccio, said that having a conversation with a broker is a shortcut for clients, as they may not read the entirety of their insurance policy wordings.
New member of Biba focuses on insuring high net worth and niche personal lines clients.
Decision follows consultations which saw over 90% of the market support the idea to merge its Board and Council.
Regulator used a Dear CEO letter to raise concerns about whether staff feel able to speak up about poor practices and unidentified risks within their firms.
Experts are concerned about the case's impact on the reputation of insurance. Nawaf Hasan has also requested an apology from Gallagher after "fat complicated arab" comments.
Staff poaching claims brought against Ardonagh were dismissed in Friday’s judgment but one case of solicitation was upheld.
Gallagher has agreed to pay £3.1m towards the defendants' costs.
GRP survey highlights that customers choose brokers based on professionalism and recommendation.
Organisation has committed to specific principles involving mental health such as talking about mental health and well being at board meetings at least twice per annum.
Market unveils modernisation strategy and aims to build the most advanced insurance marketplace in the world.
Promise was made by Biba's CEO, Steve White, at an event at the Dive In festival, days after [email protected]’s launched its toolkit.
The Dive In Festival organiser says the toolkit examines the context and strategy for collecting data on the road to more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Experts welcome the culture survey and suggest change is “badly” needed to tackle “deep-rooted cultures and complexities”.
The MSc in Insurance and Sustainable Risk can now be completed from anywhere in the world.
As well as this employment change two of the VP’s colleagues have faced severe internal penalties.
Anyone can sign up to the free four-week long online course and the body has developed an e-mentoring programme for members.
Publication suggests that brokers who rely on their paperwork skills or only act as a go-between the client and underwriter will be challenged by AI solutions.
The professional body has a specialist group for broking and the deadline for applications is 9 August.
The market is currently in the process of a cultural overhaul but still finding itself under attack.
The CII-led society has published guides on the dark web and smart water and is also set to participate in the Biba conference this May.