Welcoming the Founder Members of GAIN


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Increasing Awareness

To develop an understanding
of autism within the
Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services Industry

A diverse workforce

To evidence the positive impact of a neurodiverse workforce on business performance.

Bridging the Gap

To introduce a new pipeline of neurodiverse talent to the Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services workforce.

About GAIN

Welcome to GAIN (Group for Autism, Insurance and Neurodiversity).

We are a new organisation designed to explore the opportunities and benefits from employing a neurodiverse workforce within the Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services Industry.

To watch the full launch, click on the watch now button below. To watch the highlights of the launch, please click on the video.

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We're Hiring - GAIN General Manager

Up to £65,000 inc: bonus package
Full time, contract or flexible

Are you an individual who is passionate about neurodiversity, has the right mindset and intellectual fire power to develop our membership offering that will secure commitment from prospective members? Do you have experience of working in a regulated environment with the ability to network and foster links with the founding committee, the neurodiverse community and key business decision makers?

For more information, please click ‘Apply Now’ below to view the full job description:

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Creating a diverse workforce

As a business in the Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services Industry, connect with us to discover how to unlock the potential benefits realized when employing neurodiverse individuals? Why not join the GAIN community?

Supporting individuals

Do you identify as an autistic or otherwise neurodiverse individual? We're here to help you discover or further a career in the Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services Industry? Why not join the GAIN community?

A safe place for young people

Are you a parent or a carer of a young person who identifies as an autistic or otherwise neurodiverse individual and would you like to work in the Insurance, Investment and related Financial Services Industry?


"In our mature and highly competitive UK Insurance market, firms have much to gain from hiring and developing neurodivergent  colleagues as a firm’s ability to innovate, create and “think outside the box” requires not simply a wide spectrum of skills but also, and importantly -  a diversity of thought, perspectives and experiences that speak to a wider range of customer needs, pain points and potential solutions." 

Johnny Timpson
Prime Minister's Champion Group member.

"For me, GAIN is about creating a community where neurodiversity can be explored and positive actions be taken, which will benefit not only those who think differently but also their allies, teams, employers and the wider society."

Alicja Nocon FIA CERA
Individual (& Allyship) Lead | Neurodiversity & Wellbeing Consultant | Proudly autistic

"Thank you so much for organising such a brilliant webinar. We found it both informative and inspiring, if not a little moving at times. It was wonderful to share stories with my boys. Thanks again for all you're doing, it makes me feel optimistic about my boys futures."

Carmel Henaghan
Munich Re
A year to celebrate - 2021

We are delighted to celebrate our progress in 2021. Take a moment to view the progress made below in our celebration video. Thank you to our Founder Members and Voluntary Committee. We look forward to expanding our work, making an impact for neurodiverse individuals and the industry in 2022.

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Become a GAINchanger?

Do you work in the Insuranc, Investment or related Financial Services Industry? Do you long to see more opportunities for neurodiverse individuals in the workplace? Join our growing community of GAINchangers and help shape the future of business for the better.


Embracing the Power of Neurodiversity: What a REAL Superpower looks like - Q & A Session

GAIN & ISC Neurodiversity Group

What can neurodiversity and neurodiverse individuals bring to the insurance industry? What part can we all play in removing the barriers and making neurodiverse inclusion a reality? Catch up with the event by watching the video by using the link below.


Latest News

NeuroInclusive News
Welcome to the latest edition of Neuroinclusive News. In this edition, we hear from a career entrant on how to support an employee who thinks and experiences the world differently. Also, we are pleased to introduce a number of new job opportunities, as well as our own search for a General Manager to take GAIN forward in 2022.

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NeuroInclusive News
Welcome to the latest edition of Neuroinclusive News. In this edition we explore the journey of discovering neurodiversity as an adult with personal stories from Andy Lane and Kathryn Knowles.

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NeuroInclusive News
Welcome to the first edition of Neuroinclusive News, a new online publication covering work of GAIN with updates from partners, founder members and news from the wider agenda of neuroinclusion.

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Group launched to help neurodivergent insurance workers
Today [15 September] marks the official launch of Gain (Group for Autism, Insurance and Neurodiversity), a new organisation for the insurance, investment and related financial service industry.

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Gain launches to support neurodiverse recruitment in insurance

An industry pressure group is calling on insurers to think outside the box when hiring and include autistic and neurodiverse individuals on recruitment drives.

 

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Insurers must ‘demystify’ workplaces and recruiting to welcome neurodiverse talent

Insurers have been urged to review role descriptions as well as their candidate sourcing and interview practices in order to effectively recruit autistic and neurodiverse individuals.

 

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Neurodiversity champion group GAIN launches

The newly-formed advocate group aims to increase awareness of neurodiversity and champion workplace inclusivity across financial services.

 

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New initiative to champion neurodiversity in finance

Financial services specialists have joined forces with experts across the world of neurodiversity to champion this aspect of the diversity agenda.

 

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Alicja Nocon gives her personal perspective, following the article by Chika Aghadiuno on how we can be more supportive of neurodivergent employees in the workplace?

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Alicja shares her personal experience of working as an actuary on the autism spectrum as part of the IFoA series of blogs on neurodiversity in the profession.

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Actuary and neurodiversity consultant, Alicja Nocon, marks Autistic Pride Day (18 June) with a short guide to the value of neurodiversity to the financial services sector.

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Exploring Neurodiversity, Risky Mix Podcast

Listen to the latest Podcast from Risky Mix. Discover the untapped potential neurodiverse individuals bring to the Insurance and financial services sector. Now is the time for the industry, to tap into that potential.

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GAIN E-Newsletter

Introducing our first E-Newsletter packed with information and articles about our work to promote the agenda of Neurodiversity.

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