Unlike many who stumble into the insurance industry ‘by accident,’ Joe Moylan, Northeast Regional Underwriting Leader for AXA XL’s North America Property team set his sights on a career in insurance right from the start. Forty years on, he explains why he made the right career choice.
Traditionally, chief underwriting officers were called into underwriting situations to make decisions on the toughest risk, however a bigger part of the role today is keeping an eye on the big picture. In this Q&A, Nancy Bewlay, AXA XL’s CUO, Global Casualty sheds light on the role of a CUO in 2019.
The majority of brokers admit to feeling stressed at work, many feel overwhelmed by work pressures. Workloads, regulation and pressure to hit targets are contributing to mental health issues. Ecclesiastical lifts the lid on the mental health issues facing brokers across the UK.
The rise of the #metoo movement and the abolition of employment tribunal fees could combine to produce a sharp increase in sexual harassment claims in the wake of this year’s round of Christmas parties. This article highlights ARAG’s four point plan to avoid harassment claims arising.
ARAG is now able to help its customers improve their legal expenses insurance knowledge and expertise via our new online training platform. Download this content to find out more about the modules covered and for a link to register your interest.
In a volatile world, high profile, high net-worth individuals and organisations are favourite targets for kidnappers, while other criminals dabble in “express kidnapping”. This article provides some top tips for travellers and highlights the benefits of procuring kidnap, ransom and extortion cover.
Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.
Poor mental health costs employers between £33 billion and £42 billion each year, according to a recent report by Deloitte. This article looks at the toll of poor mental health, actions organisations should be able to achieve, how insurance can help and the next steps for employers.
Based on input from 250 brokers, Ecclesiastical’s research found that while brokers are keen to hire young talent, most are struggling to recruit those aged 30 and under. This report looks at why young people should enter the market and what can be done to attract the next generation of talent.
Smart building technology is transforming the way businesses operate, with sensors and trackers able to monitor everything from an escape of water to how employees move around the workspace. This article looks at how new innovations are making workplaces safer whilst changing the risk landscape.