• MGA acquires Quebec wholesaler

    A major managing general agency announced this morning it has acquired of a Quebec-based wholesaler, expanding the reach of the company in the Canadian market.

  • The new reality for Newfoundland brokers

    Selling insurance in Newfoundland has become a lot more interesting and challenging, says one broker, who is banking on new products absorbing the economic hit from dropping oil prices.

  • Daily Market Update

    Hospitality industry warned of risks during the holiday season… Silver Tsunami gains pace as last US baby boomer turns 50… Bank of England warns bankers to take cyber threat seriously…

  • Insurer riding the wave of telematics

    One insurer is banking on telematics taking off, launching a website that will target Alberta and Ontario drivers.

  • Hub makes third New Mexico acquisition in 10 months

    Hub International Limited continues to expand its reach in the U.S. southwest, acquiring a New Mexico company that specializes in the restaurant/hospitality, construction and healthcare sectors.

  • Daily Market Update

    Businesses are ill-prepared for global risks such as economic failures and weather incidents…. Trade credit claims increase in EMEA…. Canada calls for better motor insurance …. And why event organizers have sore necks…..

  • Does your network need insuring?

    Strategic networks are built on relationships, but what type of networker are you? It can be your best insurance in a changing world.

  • Hub makes it a hat-trick of acquisitions

    After acquiring brokerages in California and Michigan on Friday, Hub International gobbled up another brokerage this morning.

  • Unpaid internship to… clean toilets?

    The hospitality industry could learn from insurers when it comes to treating interns – especially when it expects them to clean toilets for free.

  • Brokers: too sexy for themselves?

    Far Out Friday: If you are at a singles bar and want to introduce yourself to the hottest person in the place, do you risk revealing you are an insurance broker?