Brokers tread fine line on loss control
Insurers are asking brokers to provide more education about loss control to their clients. But at what point does ‘education’ turn into loss control advice for which brokers are on the hook…?
Streamlining your commercial transactions
Insurers and brokers have put the finishing touches on forms that may one day lead to electronic commercial policy transactions between brokers and insurers…
The perils of your client’s pranks
April Fool’s Day jokes are all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Then they’re hilarious – and expensive.
2013 insurance marketplace trends
Canada’s commercial insurance industry may be starting the slow transition towards firming, meaning higher pricing and the same or decreased coverage for your clients. Which insurance products will be more expensive, and which will offer increased coverage…?
The role of brokers in protecting the environment
OPINION: Insurance broker Anthony Saunders says it’s time to realize the very important role they play in creating a sustainable environment. Here’s how brokers could and should be getting involved…
Brokers too timid about analyzing legal contracts
A consultant says too many brokers are not analyzing their client’s business contracts for insurance-related issues, with some too readily deferring to lawyers. Are you giving up a vital service to your clients?
Canada's hottest commercial markets
Marsh Canada weighs in with a special report on Canadian commercial markets. Are you looking to diversify? Take a look at what's hot and what's not...
Brokers threatened by self-insurance revolution
Thousands more firms are using self-insurance and saving internally for risks each year rather than taking out insurance policies, according to a new report. Avoiding brokers’ commissions is a key driver, too…