Women in finance: How AI is shining a light on diversity

Despite equality being one of the cornerstones of civilised society, a lack of gender parity and diversity within the financial services industry continues to be a problem, with many banks maintaining disparate corporate policies and different ways of ensuring work environments operate efficiently for all genders employed in the sector. UNICEF data reveals that two-thirds of the world’s children – … Read More

Return to work with the Morgan Sindall Infrastructure Returnship Programme

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is now inviting applications to the third intake of its award-winning Returnship programme. The Morgan Sindall Infrastructure programme is similar to an internship – an initial three month paid placement will be offered to successful applicants, with a view to securing a permanent position. The placement will serve as a staged return, offering the opportunity for individuals … Read More

INSIGHTS: LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2020

February is LGBT History Month in the UK. With such an important date in the LGBT calendar coming up, we wanted to highlight the importance of this month, and discuss why marking LGBT history is still important in 2020. LGBT History Month is an observation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, including the history of the LGBT+ civil rights … Read More

Quarter of UK workers have faced discrimination in the past year

Almost one in four (23 per cent) UK employees has experienced workplace discrimination in the last 12 months, according to a study published yesterday.  The survey from soft skills training provider Learnlight revealed 12 per cent of workers had been discriminated against at work because of their gender, age, background, sexual orientation, culture or ethnicity. Roughly one in seven (14 … Read More

The business case for diversity

Workplace issues such as inclusion, diversity and fair pay are big topics for the UK insurance industry at the moment, whether it’s being talked about at the Dive In festival or promoted through the Inclusive Behaviours Pledge. But how much progress is really being made, and how far do we have to go? As chief executive of MGA UK General, … Read More