By Joan Murungi
UAP Old Mutual Insurance has been honoured with the ACCA Approved Employer Trainee Development Gold award.
The Nakawa based insurance company was recognized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a global body for professional accountants with 428,000 trainees and 162,000 qualified members in 170 countries.
According to ACCA Global, for an organization to attain this award, a comprehensive assessment matrix is done including the given employer being able to meet a number of best practice statements relating to the support they provide ACCA trainees and members in the workplace and be able to provide supporting documentation to verify meeting the appropriate standard as a must.
‘‘As UAP Old Mutual Insurance Uganda, we do have a strong commitment to support staff’s professional development through our skills enhancement program that gives an opportunity to all employees to do professional courses. Receiving this award is not only of great honour but also gives us the energy, zeal and confidence to continue enhancing the program which is aimed at relentlessly improving customer experience and providing solutions to the dynamic customer needs.’’ David Kuria, the UAP Old Mutual managing director commented after receiving the award.
This award comes at a time after the Old Mutual group, UAP Old Mutual group and UAP Old Mutual Uganda were recently honoured with the top employer 2017 award by the Top Employers Institute a global organisation based in Amsterdam that has been recognizing excellence amongst employers for over 25 years.
UAP Old Mutual Insurance is one of the leading insurance companies in Uganda and a subsidiary of the UAP Old Mutual group which was formulated following a merger between UAP Holdings and the Old Mutual group a FTSE index 100 global financial services organisation with presence in Europe, America, Asia, South Africa as well as listed on the stock exchange in London, Johannesburg and several Markets in Africa.