Covid lockdown boosts industry’s prospective talent pool thanks to home working

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Boris Johnson’s working from home initiative to mitigate the spread of coronavirus may have given the insurance industry’s recruitment drive a much-needed injection, as the siren call of home and flexible working has the potential to attract new, diverse talent

Has prime minister Boris Johnson’s working from home regime – designed to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 – also had an unexpected impact in terms of broadening the talent pool for the insurance sector, as job roles needn’t be so clearly classified between ‘London’ or ‘regional’, in turn potentially attracting new candidates seeking a role in insurance when they may otherwise have been put off by commuter culture or the traditional nine-to-five hours?

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