BGL Insurance Launches New ‘Emerging Leaders’ Graduate Programme

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BGL Insurance, major local employer and leading digital distributor of personal lines insurance, has this week unveiled its new ‘Emerging Leaders’ Graduate Programme. The new two to three year scheme, will see recruits taking up commercial management roles across the business, with opportunities to 

gain valuable ‘on the job’ experience via several six to eight month placements. During the programme, candidates will also study towards a professional Level 4 insurance qualification (CII), while working on a business-critical project. 

Emerging Leaders forms part of the award winning BGL Insurance Academy, which aims to provide career opportunities for school leavers, right through to postgraduate apprenticeships for senior managers. Since the launch of the BGL Academy in 2017, over 350 apprentices and over 50 Graduates have taken up new roles and qualifications across multiple business areas including Customer Services, Marketing, IT and Finance. While BGL Insurance has, in the past, operated successful graduate schemes, particularly in Marketing, this is the first time its programme will focus on broader commercial management, offering placements across a range of business areas.

Lisa Andrews, Academy Manager at BGL Insurance, said: “With such a competitive recruitment market following the pandemic, Graduate and Apprentice programmes remain key to developing future talent. Our BGLi Academy is an important part of our talent agenda and so we are delighted to be launching our new Emerging Leaders scheme. Candidates that join our new programme won't just be getting plenty of hands-on experience, they'll also receive continual support on their career development journey, while becoming part of a fantastic culture.”

Lisa continued: “There is dedicated support and mentors to provide guidance, assistance and encouragement to our graduates every step of the way. I would encourage any graduate-level candidate who is looking for a role in a fast-paced and innovative business, where no two days are the same, to get in touch.”

BGL Insurance is home to some of the UK’s leading financial services brands and was listed as one of the top 100 apprentice employers in the UK. 

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