I was very pleased to be mentioned in Insurance Times following my session with Huw Edwards at the BIBA Conference. You can read the article here: https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/analysis/claire-russell-industrys-work-hard-play-hard-culture-can-create-mental-health-barriers/1437463.article I’ve worked in the insurance industry my whole adult life and, like most, have had fantastic career ups and downs in that time. It’s time for the industry...Continue reading
I am very excited to be speaking at #BrokerExtra in July. Tickets are free of charge. Join your broker community at this important event! https://www.brokerexpo.co.uk/broker-extra
I am delighted to feature in the June edition of BIBA's The Broker magazine. Can vulnerability be a strength in business? I think so. You can read it here: https://view.publitas.com/biba/the-broker-magazine-june-2020/page/26-27
Long before medical experts around the world had even heard of COVID-19, we were experiencing a global mental health crisis. I have been speaking about this crisis to anyone that would listen, for the last 2 years. Before the pandemic, mental ill health was the biggest public health concern of our time – between 250...
Since the first news of COVID-19 breaking a few weeks ago, it has been difficult to avoid the updates that have been all over TV and social media. The impact of the rapidly unfolding situation is huge – for individuals, for families and for businesses, so of course we need to keep abreast of what...Continue reading
The COVID-19 crisis has presented every one of us with stress, worries, fears and concerns. We are faced with the prospect of our loved ones becoming ill, financial concerns and business challenges. Many of us are now working from home and isolating, or practicing social distancing– this presents new challenges in not being able to...Continue reading
It is great to see our own CEO Claire Russell share her own story and experience with #mentalhealth in the prominent #insurance industry magazine, Insurance Age. As a successful career woman, Claire thought that she was invincible; "In my 20s I recall discussing mental health with friends, saying: I’m not the type of person to...Continue reading
I’ve worked in the insurance industry for 23 years- I set up my first insurance broking business 20 years ago and, like anyone, I have had ups and downs over the years- but I really have loved working in this industry. Now, I split my time between the insurance world and the world of mental...Continue reading
I'm delighted to announce that I'll be speaking at the BIBA conference in Scotland in October 2019!
What’s on your mind? Today we are going to explore ‘Communicate’ which is the 4th of the 6 Pillars of Mental Health (a framework we have developed for ourselves and for our clients to maintain good mental health and wellbeing). When it comes to mental health and wellbeing communication is key. It is all too...Continue reading