Malini Gunawardena: Freedom and Trust at Konsileo

Malini Gunawardena started out in insurance in her native Sri Lanka in the early 80s. She found her way to the UK more than 20 years ago, and has worked for various companies in various roles, specialising in commercial insurance. But it’s been at Konsileo that she’s really fallen in love with brokering again, and […]

Nick Taylor-Ward: Flexibility and Independence at Konsileo

Nick Taylor-Ward has worked in insurance for over 30 years and been a CII chartered insurance broker for 14, but his latest role at Konsileo is by far his favourite. He started in September 2019, joining from one of the biggest brokerages in the world, and hasn’t looked back since.   Nick says: “When you’re a […]

Commercial Insurance Profile – August 2021

Understanding Changing Sources of Liability Post-COVID Employers have had many adjustments to make since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and there still may be more to come. Even as the UK begins to reopen fully and return to life somewhat resembling pre-COVID conditions, it’s important for organisations to realise that many things have changed. […]

5 Strategies for Improving Virtual Recruitment

During the COVID-19 pandemic, hiring managers are struggling to get candidates in the door. Recruiting budgets have been slashed and departments are wondering how to coordinate interviews, let alone find talent. How can teams adapt? The answer is virtual recruitment. Virtual recruitment is the process of pursuing, vetting and onboarding candidates electronically. It’s been around […]

Commercial Insurance Profile – September 2020

What to Know if Working From Home Becomes the Status Quo Despite the UK attempting to reduce lockdown measures and allow more organisations to reopen amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many employees may prefer to continue to work remotely. Although working remotely may have been accompanied by certain challenges, employees have also been freed from the […]

Deciding Who Should Work From Home During COVID-19

As organisations across the UK continue reopening and the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 cases looms, employers are facing difficult decisions regarding work-from-home arrangements. Some employers are opting to extend work-from-home arrangements until next year, others are asking all employees to return to the office and some are offering a hybrid of the […]

Cyber Risks & Liabilities: keeping remote staff cyber-secure

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in unprecedented workplace changes for organisations across industry lines. While the government is enforcing a UK lockdown, requiring individuals to practise self-isolation and social distancing, employers like you must make necessary adjustments to allow your staff to work from home. However, implementing a teleworking programme carries a […]