Chartered insurance professionals are paid above 25% more than non-chartered practitioners, research by CII has found.
Automatically excluding female employees on maternity leave from training programmes is discriminatory, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
Employees who enter into a civil partnership with a partner of the same sex must be granted the same benefits upon their marriage as those granted to their colleagues, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
Only a minority of private sector employers have carried out an equal pay review despite more than a decade of campaigns designed to persuade firms to take this step voluntarily, a survey shows.
The Gender Directive has had ‘limited' impact on advisers' protection business, research has found.
Insurers have been advised to act on boardroom diversity before they face legislation.
Men in their 30s have increased the amount they insure themselves by a fifth (20%) in the past year, according to new figures from Scottish Provident.
The Association of Christian Financial Advisers (ACFA) says extending marriage "beyond its traditional boundaries" could create confusion for pension trustees and advisers.
The Gender Directive has shown "clear lessons" for the industry to learn, to make a real impact on consumer behaviour, Bright Grey and Scottish Provident have said.
IFAs have lost significant protection policy renewal income following G-Day price hikes, an adviser has said.
The protection industry needs to build on December's G-day sales success, Bright Grey and Scottish Provident has said.
Critical illness G-Day premium changes have shown Aegon, Scottish Provident and Bright Grey to have the highest increases, while LV= can boast the lowest, CIExpert has reported
Up to one in five of adviser firms may have missed out on extra sales, through failure to market the gender directive, according to the Protection Review.
Gender-targeted innovation post-gender neutralisation will be difficult to establish and could work against the debate around simple products, Legal and General has said.
Gender-neutral increases will move providers away from competing on price and restore a more consumer-led market, Friends Life has said.
LV= is "intensely" monitoring gender split risks after reporting massive sales figures in the run up to G-Day.
The industry is continuing to report pre G-Day sales spikes as it moves beyond the deadline.
Insurers need to act now on their failure to "engage adequately" with customers about gender neutralisation, an insight agency research has warned.
There will be no changes to insurer credit rating in the wake of gender neutralisation, Fitch Ratings has reported.
LV= will be open until midnight on Thursday 20 December for processing gender based business before the December 21 deadline.
Scottish Provident has offered an additional grace period to its pipeline plans for last minute gender-specific applications.
The current picture for protection sales is mixed as the industry treads the last month to gender neutralisation.
Scottish Provident has launched whole of life cover without the investment element to replace its unit-linked Pegasus plan.
There has been no change or bias in the proportion of protection sales so far in the run up to gender neutralisation, an underwriting firm has reported.