Is Tokenism a bad thing?

  Not long after the first anniversary of gender pay gap reporting, I was out for dinner with a group of friends. Inevitably, the subject came up, and the supposed lack of female talent able to step into a senior role was mentioned. One of my female dinner guests complained how...

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D is for…Data

Digital has been the buzzword across the Insurance sector for some time.  But as the industry gets to grips (or less so in some cases) with digitization, business leaders are increasingly focused on another D … and that is all things ‘Data’. Insurance has always been a data rich industry. The...

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Cyber-attack: will you be on the hook?

From December 2019, the revised Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) framework will come into force. Along with the many new responsibilities and accountabilities, Senior Stakeholders need to understand that they may be partly, or fully, responsible for any cyber breaches that occur. Indeed, a failure to act proactively across the...

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Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusivity

Dear Mike, I am writing to thank you for your continued support and commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion as signatories to the Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms (the Code). BEIS has kept a register of all those signed up to the Code and is actively monitoring each Firm’s...

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