Studies show that a diverse and welcoming work environment results in happier employees, better teamwork and greater innovation because of the wide range of experiences employees bring to the table. This article looks at the emergence of Employee Resource Groups and highlights the business benefits.
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage, but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have a big impact on their success. This article focuses on some of the immediate employment challenges facing today’s SMEs including flexible working and fairness in the workplace.
Harvard Business Review Analytics Services and EXL surveyed over 500 professionals across multiple industries to learn how AI is being implemented, where companies are in their adoption of AI, and what outcomes they have been able to drive. This document provides the first look at our study data.
According to a Million Women Mentors whitepaper, women comprise 60 percent of the insurance industry’s workforce but only occupy 19% of board seats, 11% of named inside officer positions and 12% of top officer positions. This article explores gender diversity in leadership roles.
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.
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.