• Reflections on HeforShe mentoring


    As part of his support for the HeForShe campaign, ABI Director General, Huw Evans, committed to mentoring women in the industry. Now in its second year, ABI’s HeForShe…

  • Impatient for change


    I’m not a stats person. I’m usually much more comfortable with words than I am with numbers, but working in an industry driven by data, I know the importance of hard stats to tell a story. And the ABI’s annual diversity data collection is fundamental to understanding and telling the story of diversity and inclusion in the insurance and long-term savings industry.

  • We need to talk about the gender seniority gap


    I have to be honest, one of the most striking things about moving into insurance from the charity sector six years ago was the lack of senior women in the industry.

  • We need to have honest conversations about LGBT+ inclusion


    To introduce myself, my name is Benjamin Scotter. I’m a Private Clients Underwriter during the day; and I also Co-Chair the Aviva Pride network – our well established LGBT+Allies employee network at…

  • Sending a message through the living wage


    London - one of the greatest, but most expensive cities in the world. Despite being a destination for keen job seekers looking for opportunities to build a career, being able to live and work here…

  • It's 100 years since women first got the vote - but some parts of the business world are still stuck in the past


    Just one of the ways the UK will mark 100 years since the Representation of the People act enfranchised millions of women is by erecting a statue to Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square. As someone…