Understanding the value of the wholesale distribution system
The surplus lines market was able to grow substantially despite negative economic growth in 2020. As the economy continues to gain momentum, what can organizations expect for the industry in 2021? In this episode, we chat with WSIA President, Davis Moore, Immediate Past President Bryan Sanders, and Executive Director Brady Kelley on the wholesale specialty and service lines market. Learn about the state of E & S, the importance of wholesale distribution systems for retail agents and brokers, and gain insights from the WSIA team on emerging industry trends.
Howard Mills, Former Superintendent for the New York State Insurance Department
From broker transparency, to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this renowned leader casts his eye over the current insurance landscape
Karim Chandani, Vice President of Hospitality, Hub International
In the latest IB Talk we get to the bottom of the business interruption controversy on the back of the COVID-19 pandemic, how it has impacted clients and where the industry should go from here
Diversity, inclusion and well being with Tali Shlomo
How can insurance companies do the right thing on diversity, inclusion and well being? A globally renowned thought leader sets the record straight
Katrina Shanks, FANZ
It's time for insurance to boost its conduct and culture - but how is it done? Do broker commissions need to go? How big an issue is transparency? Katrina Shanks, CEO of Financial Advice New Zealand, gives us her thoughts
Prue Willsford of ANZIIF
How can insurance improve its image problem over trust? Prue Willsford, CEO of ANZIIF, explains as she delves into her career and being a woman at the top of a region's insurance industry
Kishan Mangat of the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network
We all know diversity is an issue in the insurance sector, but why is it important and should companies consider positive discrimination? We talk to the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network's Kishan Mangat
Remote working and critical workers' compensation considerations
While it has become the norm, working remotely presents different threats to employee safety than those experienced in the workplace. Offering employees to work from home can enhance productivity, but companies must understand their responsibilities and obligations as an employer of offsite employees. In this episode, AmTrust’s Matt Zender discusses the evolving remote work environment, risks employees working remotely face, and how businesses can make remote work environments safer.
COVID-19: Business continuity and workers' compensation considerations
Business continuity planning as it relates to workers' compensation is critical, especially during the current coronavirus outbreak. Safety National's Matt McDonough discusses what risk managers should focus on in a business continuity plan, how businesses can ensure they're not introducing new exposures as they adjust operations, what key components to include in a business continuity plan, and more, giving businesses a 360-degree view on planning for crises.
Steve White, CEO of BIBA
What role does the broker play in the modern insurance market and how can they overcome the challenges they face? We talk to BIBA CEO Steve White, and even challenge his music knowledge with a pop quiz.
Christopher Croft of LIIBA
What lessons can insurance learn from the coronavirus pandemic? The CEO of the London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association explains whether the industry could have been better prepared and where it goes from here.