Whiteley insurer's support for LGBT community sees it listed as one of the best places to work in the worldÂ

SUPPORT for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff members has seen an insurer listed as one of the best places to work in the world.Â

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 6:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th July 2018, 8:19 am
Zurich colleagues taking part in Pride in London

Zurich, which has its head offices in Whiteley, was named as one of the Top Global Employers in Stonewall's 2018 Index, one of only 13 organisations to make the list. It was also the first insurer to be named in the Global Top Employers List.

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Steve Collinson, head of HR, said: '˜We're delighted to be part of Stonewall's Global Workplace Equality Index which recognises the progress we've made to become a more inclusive employer, welcoming people from different backgrounds and valuing the contribution they can make to our industry.'

In December 2016, Zurich launched its global LGBT network [email protected] and colleagues also took part in Pride in London.