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.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post in association with Microsoft invited 14 industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead. Download this article for a summary of the discussion.
As companies of all sizes continue to expand, and more employees travel for their jobs, it’s even more important for risk managers to keep a handle on people risks. This article highlights how companies can protect their people using their accident & health international programme structures.
In the UK, 12.5 million working days were lost due to mental health problems in the twelve months captured by the HSE’s 2016/17 statistics. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, we've prepared this feature to help employers understand and manage mental health problems in their workforce.
The gender pay gap; it’s a hot topic at the moment with every UK employer with at least 250 staff now required by the UK Government to report on their firm’s gender pay gap. In this article, Eileen Whelley, Global Chief Human Resources Officer, XL Catlin, highlights the latest developments.
As a generation that has grown up in a connected world becomes the majority in workforces, the concept of working over rigidly set hours at a corporate location is decreasing in popularity. What impact might this have on businesses and insurance? Download this article to find out more.
The millennial generation – also known as Generation Y – born between 1980 and 2000 – will make up about 50% of the global workforce by 2020. This article looks at what the millennial generation wants from their employer and how to help foster communication and understanding across generations.
Work-related stress can have significant consequences for businesses, with loss of productivity, increased absences and the threat of employers’ liability claims among the dangers. This article highlights key liability considerations relating to workplace stress and strategies to reduce the risks.