Articles by Gavin Finch

Guy Carpenter Fires Executive Who Sent Harassing Email About Colleague

A top Lloyd’s of London insurance brokerage, Guy Carpenter & Co., fired a senior vice president for sending a sexually explicit email about a female colleague, one of the first dismissals to come to light since the industry began cracking …

Lloyd’s Suspends Broker Over Harassing Email

Lloyd’s of London has suspended a senior broker at Guy Carpenter & Co. for sending colleagues a sexually suggestive email about a female employee and is planning to take similar action against a second person who forwarded the message outside …

Reinsurance Broker Guy Carpenter Suspends Two Over Harassing Email

A Lloyd’s of London insurance broker, Guy Carpenter & Co., suspended an executive for sending a sexually suggestive email about a female colleague. A second employee was suspended for forwarding the message outside the firm. “We take all incidents of …

2 Execs at Lloyd’s Insurer TMK Forced to Resign After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Two executives at a top Lloyd’s of London insurance company have resigned following allegations of sexual harassment. One was accused of groping colleagues at a booze-fueled party, the other of stalking a junior employee. The first executive was said to …

Lloyd’s Will Name and Shame Sexual Harassers It Bans from Market: CEO

Lloyd’s of London will publicly name and shame anyone it bans from its insurance market for sexual harassment, according to Chief Executive Officer John Neal. “When we do see instances of bad behavior, and let’s hope they are infrequent, we …

Post-Brexit Free Trade Would Still See U.K. Insurance Services Exports Fall 19%: Think Tank

U.K. financial-services exports to the European Union could be 59 percent lower after Brexit, even if Prime Minister Theresa May secures a free-trade agreement, according to the Centre for European Reform. “Any arrangement that sees the U.K. leave the single …

Brexit Uncertainties Remain for City of London – Despite Approval of Draft Deal

The City of London averted one disaster with the draft Brexit deal announced Wednesday. But the resignation of Brexit Minister Dominic Raab showed the obstacle course is far from over. Even if the U.K. Parliament clears the agreement — and …

Expect a Very Different Looking Lloyd’s Workspace In a Few Years: Beale

Lloyd’s of London’s historic base on Lime Street is heading for a radical makeover, with more focus on shared, collaborative spaces along the lines of a WeWork Cos. office, according to its outgoing chief. “Over the years to come, that …

Financial Services Industry Slams Latest UK Proposal for Post-Brexit EU Trade Ties

Britain’s financial industry slammed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest proposal for Brexit, with some calling it the worst outcome possible. In some of their most forthright comments since the referendum vote in 2016, industry executives said Thursday that her …

Brexit Begins to Hit UK Financial Services as EU Counterparts See Big Gains: Study

Britain’s financial-services industry is suffering a drop in foreign investment while some of its European counterparts enjoy big gains, according to a new study that shows the starkest indication yet of Brexit’s impact on the sector. Investment from abroad in …