Insurance Industry

Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

The CII is a professional organisation for those working in the insurance and financial services industries. The institute provides accreditation and professional qualifications to UK and international members.  The Diversity & Equality page holds useful links and resources, including:

Insurance Institute of London (IIL)

The IIL supports the professional development of members of the Chartered Insurance Institute Group (CII), including the Personal Finance Society (PFS) and Society of Mortgage Professionals (SMP), living or working in London.


The Inclusion@Lloyd's initiative and resources to assist organisations interested in developing their Diversity & Inclusion strategy.  Inclusion@Lloyd’s has a five-year roadmap and enrolled a significant (and growing) proportion market firms in its D&I charter,

London Market Group (LMG)

The aim of the LMG is to build and maintain London’s position and reputation as the global centre of insurance excellence.  To deliver this strategy, LMG commissioned and now governs a small number of priority initiatives that will make our market more attractive, responsive and competitive to clients. 

Advocacy Groups

The below is not intended to be an exhaustive list, it highlights some organisations that hold references to their own material and provide links to other key groups and resources.

Mermaids (

Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. It works to raise awareness about gender issues amongst professionals and the general public. It campaigns for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Stonewall (

Stonewall campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across Britain.  It works with individuals, educators, employers and communities to deliver on the "equality without exception" mission. 

Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme is Britain’s leading best-practice employers' forum for sexual orientation and gender identity equality, diversity and inclusion.  Workplace Resources can be found here.  Examples include: