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Ariel Re Sponsors 6 Bermudian Students for Summer Internship Program

Six Bermudian students will be learning about the global reinsurance industry this summer as part of an internship program with Ariel Re in Bermuda. The interns will learn about a variety of roles within the sector, including operations and finance, …

Mosaic Expands Summer Intern Program for Students in Bermuda, New York, London

Mosaic Insurance has welcomed its second year of summer interns, expanding the program to include students at its Bermuda, New York, and London offices. Skyler Powell, 20, is working as a Communications, Marketing & Special Projects intern at the global …

Rise of Women to Top UK Financial Services Roles ‘Stagnating’

Britain’s six-year drive to increase the number of women in senior management at financial firms is “stagnating” for the first time, a review for the finance ministry said on Thursday. The ministry launched its voluntary Women in Finance Charter in …

City of London Workers Still Haven’t Returned to Offices at Pre-Omicron Levels

City of London workers are yet to return to the financial heartland in numbers seen before the spread of the omicron variant. About 60% to 70% of City employees are back at their desks, according to data compiled by Google, …

Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for London Staff Who Don’t See Return to 5-Day Office Week

The verdict is in: Londoners enjoy and value working from home and don’t see a future that includes a return to the old five-day office week, no matter what politicians, their bosses or the media say. Almost 80% of London-based …

Menopause Discrimination Cases Are Rising in UK Employment Courts

UK employment court cases involving menopause are increasing, with more workers ready to challenge companies’ that are failing to recognize women’s health needs. Employment tribunals involving menopause increased by 44% in 2021, with 23 cases referencing it compared to 16 …

Rise of Remote Work to Define Future of City of London

More than 85% of UK finance workers no longer view the office as their main place of work, highlighting the challenge the industry faces if it tries to persuade bankers to return to pre-pandemic norms. The demand for a new …

Sexism in Financial Services Has Gotten Worse, Says Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc

Aviva Plc Chief Executive Officer Amanda Blanc said that the sexism she encounters has worsened as she has risen through the ranks in finance. Blanc became the insurer’s first female chief executive in July 2020 but faced a number of …

Software Company SAP Wrestles With Concerns Over Gender Equality, Senior Exits

Christian Klein was in his second year as chief executive of SAP SE in January 2021 when he addressed a staff meeting to field questions about the imminent launch of a new push into cloud computing. A staffer took Klein, …

Pay for UK Financial Services Workers Surges at Double National Rate

Pay for financial services workers in the UK has surged at double the pace for the rest of the economy since the pandemic began, widening inequality at a time when consumer spending power is being squeezed. The Institute for Fiscal …