• Insurers catch up on the sustainability hiring boom

    04 March 2024

    Demand for staff with sustainability and ESG experience is at a high, according to recruiter Kate O'Rourke. She talks to Joshua Geer about what the market is looking for

  • Risk recruiters try to stop people "falling into" insurance

    05 February 2024

    Making insurance an active career choice, and diversifying the pool of talent, are priorities for risk and actuarial recruiters in a tight jobs market. Joshua Geer reports

  • Insurance risk recruitment trends: salaries rise for sustainability experts

    13 April 2023

    Risk and actuarial recruitment in the UK insurance sector boomed in 2022 and people with expertise in ESG, asset management and coding remain in high demand. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • AIG's climate policy transforms it from laggard to leader

    01 March 2022

    Long-awaited fossil fuel restrictions welcomed by environmental campaigners

  • Acredia rejects Austrian trade reinsurance scheme

    21 June 2021

    Austrian credit and suretyship underwriter cites costs of implementing programme

  • Hedge funds bring risk and return to reinsurance business

    24 June 2014

    Hedge funds are changing the nature of reinsurance. The heavy emphasis on investment returns might serve them well in declining reinsurance markets, but there are risks involved with this approach. Sarfraz Thind reports