The Rooney Rule: Could it improve the recruitment and retention of ethnic minorities in insurance?

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After one Lloyd’s syndicate might be adopting such a strategy, Insurance Times examines whether the Rooney Rule might solve the ongoing recruitment and retention issues of black, Asian and minority ethnics in the insurance industry

The recruitment and retention of ethnic minority staff in the insurance industry has been an ongoing issue – and one that was reawakened after protests by the Black Lives Matter movement.

 Although some firms such as Aon have put schemes in place to help, the African Caribbean Insurance Network (ACIN) was asked during a webinar whether a strategy like the Rooney Rule could further improve matters.

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