In the News2019-06-25T08:17:18+00:00
812, 2015

INSIDER QUARTERLY | Inclusion in a Post Merger World

‘We cannot look at inclusion right now - we are only two weeks’ post-merger. We need to wait for things to calm down.’ A statement that is heard all too often - and yet the reality is that there may never be a better time to ensure the new culture that a merger brings, carries with it a thread of inclusion.  Success depends upon how inclusion is perceived within an organisation; to put into context, inclusion is not simply the new [...]

606, 2015


The spectre of unconscious bias has ruled decision-making for too long, imperceptibly eating away at companies’ attempts to introduce diversity, says Angela Peacock. Do we have any racist, sexist, ageist homophobes in the room, or is it just me? Let’s not get all coy about this – the reality is that we are all riddled with bias. Pause for a moment and take a look at the people around you. If you don’t know them – and even if you do – [...]

1105, 2015

INSURANCE DAY | Eastern Talent, Western Leaders

Angela Peacock, Chair, The People Development Team Global insurance businesses must learn to manage diverse teams across geographies in a fair and totally consistent way to achieve the best possible business results. Take for a moment the global insurance company expanding rapidly into Asia-Pacific and managing a diverse pool of local market managers – each manager an outstanding talent in their field; loyal, capable and fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to negotiate in the local markets. These highly talented [...]

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