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Building braver cultures - Amanda Blanc, Rachael Ingle & Fiona Marry.

22-Sep-2022 12:35:34 / by Anne Roberts posted in career advice, inclusion, diversity

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Since it launched in 2015 the Dive In Festival has helped to raise the profile of a number of key issues and challenges that the insurance industry has been facing in relation to its approaches to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. It's inspiring and practical approach provides attendees with access to exceptional speakers that provide sensible advice and practical tools that they can easily take back and implement within their organisations. 

But one question that continues to come up is why women are still under-represented in executive positions. So, we decided to ask three exceptional leaders (who just happen to also be female) to give us their thoughts on the matter.

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What are Local Institutes and 5 reasons why they are important.

07-Sep-2022 15:10:55 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Local Institutes, career advice, education

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The Local Institutes are the foundation of The Insurance Institute. They are a key part of your membership with us, and as a community, represent all that is positive about our industry. They continuously strive to uphold our mission to educate, inspire and connect, but some members don't realise just how beneficial it can be to engage with your local council and how being part of your local community can really help your career.

In the first of our Local Institute Explainer blogs, we give you a quick look at everything you need to know.

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Inspiring Leaders - The Female Edition

08-Jun-2022 13:55:04 / by Anne Roberts posted in Women in Insurance, Personal Branding, Qualifications, career advice, followyourpassion

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Old men, grey suits, we've all heard it right? Insurance has always been seen as a very male-dominated industry. However, in recent years, we have noticed a shift. More and more women are holding senior roles and overall are becoming successful in the industry because of the desire to achieve balance and diversity.

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3 Things To Consider Before Following Your Passion

02-Jun-2022 16:06:00 / by Carol Donaghy posted in career, career advice, followyourpassion

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How often are we told that we should follow our passion? These days, we see more and more influencers, vloggers, YouTube and TikTok stars rising to fame - most of whom have followed a passion that they love, be it fashion, travel, food, the list goes on.

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