Posted 2 weeks ago by Alan Fergusson
The World Health Organization recognizes various global issues as being worthy of its campaigns and resources. The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.
However, this isn’t a new initiative. The very first World Mental Health Day was held in 1992, but things have come…
Posted 2 weeks ago by Leia Gottwald
Insurtech is big business. As an industry, it has grown exponentially over the last decade.
In 2020, investment in global insurtech companies topped $14.5 billion, according to industry estimates. This year alone it peaked at a quarterly high of $2.55bn in Q1.
Most of the sector’s major businesses have at the very least, started a digitalization program, either through incubators…
Posted 2 weeks ago by Travis Grulkowski
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Arius Enterprise recognized by InsuranceERM as “Cloud Technology Solution of the Year” in the Americas
Milliman’s Arius insurtech solution wins for the second year in a row
SEATTLE – JULY 7, 2021 – Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, is pleased to announce that the firm’s…
Posted 4 weeks ago by Leia Gottwald
San Francisco, June 23, 2021 – The Worldwide Broker Network™ (WBN), the world’s largest global network of independent insurance brokers and employee benefits consultants, is today pleased to announce that NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides property and casualty (P&C), corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions, has joined as a new member of the network.
Posted 3 weeks ago by John Durante
As noted in the most recent NFPA Research Report “Structure Fires Started by Hot Work,” Hot Work remains to be a leading ignition source for structure fires. NFPA estimates that during the five-year period of 2010-2014 local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 4,440 structure fires per year involving equipment associated with hot work. These fires caused an average of 12 civilian…
Posted 3 weeks ago by John Durante
What Is A Dust Hazard Analysis?
As defined in NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust (2019 edition), a Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) is a systematic review to both identify and evaluate the potential fire, flash fire, or explosion hazards associated with the presence of one or more combustible particulate solids in a process or facility.
NFPA 652 provides specific…
Posted 4 days ago by Alan Fergusson
Director of Employee Benefits Alan Fergusson took part if The RES Forum UNRESERVED insight this week along with Professor Benjamin Bader to discuss Global Mobility’s responsibilities towards employee duty of care, plus the associated tools, products and services available to inhouse HR and GM teams, often available through existing insurance plans. Join the conversation on LinkedIn and Twitter by…
Posted 2 weeks ago by Elena Pattaro
During 2020, also due to the Covid-19 pandemic, cyber risk became the first concern for every kind of business, regardless of industry sector or company size. In particular, ransomware attacks grew worldwide of 105% compared to 2018, boosting the demand for cyber insurance and making also the EU and Italian cyber insurance marketplaces much harder:
- capacity has shrunk drastically,…
Posted 2 weeks ago by Robert Sterngold
For many companies, wellbeing used to be just a tick box exercise. Now the status of wellbeing in the workplace has taken on a whole new meaning and significance.
It is now something employees and organizations are fully engaging in, and is no longer the exception. The pandemic has expanded the wellbeing narrative into places we’ve never even had to consider previously.
Posted 3 weeks ago by Leia Gottwald
Brian Hetherington, Founder and Chairman of The ABD team and WBN Treasurer and Board Member said it best in this webinar: “If you sit down at the poker table and can’t tell who the loser is… it’s probably you”. The insurance industry has historically been behind the times with technology and for years it’s been the odd one out at the table.
But the pandemic has caused a rapid acceleration…
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