Lloyd’s is not an insurance company. It’s a platform for a unique specialist insurance market, where brokers negotiate face-to-face with underwriters. Admired for intellectual agility, specialist expertise and dedication, Lloyd’s isn’t afraid of suggesting new and radical ways of doing things
The high-profile risks that Lloyd’s is known for dealing with attract some of the best insurance talent in the world. The company understands the importance of drawing on talent from all backgrounds to ensure that it attracts the best employees. Diversity and inclusion are good for business and is a top priority. Here are 10 reasons why you should consider a career with Lloyd’s.
1) Staff satisfaction
In the latest employee survey, 92% of employees felt they were treated fairly and with respect at Lloyd’s.
2) Paid leave for reserve forces
Lloyd’s fully understands the rights of reservists and is proud to provide ten days’ paid additional leave for reserve training.
3) Flexible working
Flexibility is becoming one of the most highly valued attributes of any role. By creating a family-friendly and flexible workplace, Lloyd’s aims to attract the best talent for the long term.
4) Career development
Lloyd’s believes in continued investment in employees and ensures everyone has appropriate support to build highly regarded and transferable skills. Employees are shown how to manage projects, communicate, influence, and increase commercial awareness.
5) Health and wellness benefits
Workplace injury and ill health is estimated to cost the UK economy £14.9 billion a year. Lloyd’s is committed to promoting health and wellness to employees by offering health screenings and discounted gym membership.
6) Generous annual leave
Life isn’t all about work, which is why Lloyd’s offers employees a generous annual leave allowance.
7) LGBQ initiatives
There are many LGBQ initiatives at Lloyd’s, including network and support groups, support for Pride events and gender-neutral toilets. Lloyds is committed to supporting employees who are members of the LGBQ community.
8) Graduate careers
There are two core programs for graduates – Insurance and Actuarial. These programs are composed of four six-month placements designed to develop and strengthen interests.
9) Corporate social responsibility
Lloyd’s sees corporate social responsibility as encompassing social, environmental, and ethical issues. The company provides support to the community through volunteering projects, charity work and academic research.
Lloyd’s was the founding signatory of the Climatewise principles for the insurance industry in 2007. The company is continually striving to do more for the environment. The Environmental Working Group at Lloyd’s meets regularly to discuss environmental improvements.
Are you interested in a career with Lloyd’s? Search our database for current vacancies today.