‘I was so worn down’ - a first-hand account of racism and sexism in the broking industry

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Several sexism and racism scandals have blighted the insurance industry over the years. The Black Lives Matter protests have invigorated the ongoing debate over diversity in the sector, but how much has really changed and how far is left to go, before we can say real progress has been made? ...

Several sexism and racism scandals have blighted the insurance industry over the years. The Black Lives Matter protests have invigorated the ongoing debate over diversity in the sector, but how much has really changed and how far is left to go, before we can say real progress has been made?

Insurance Times recently caught up with a mixed race woman who, after several years of working with a high-profile UK broker, decided to leave the industry for good, due to a catalogue of racist and sexist incidents.

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