The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has launched its Making Flexible Work campaign to attract and retain the best talent from all backgrounds to the industry.
As part of the campaign, 27 insurance firms in the UK have signed up to the trade body’s Making Flexible Work Charter.
Organisations which have signed the charter have agreed to publishing details of their flexible working arrangements going forward and putting in place processes to make it a reality.
Yvonne Braun, executive sponsor for diversity and inclusion at the ABI, said: “The insurance and long-term savings industry is no longer sitting on the fence about the benefits of flexible working for all staff.
“Today’s announcement represents one of the biggest ever commitments to increasing flexible working in financial services.”
She added: “By joining the Making Flexible Work campaign, firms will tackle the gender seniority gap and be able to attract and retain the brightest and best talent in our industry.
“The launch of today’s campaign and charter will ensure we go further and faster in making our sector more representative and help it win in the fierce battle for talent.”