Changes to Canadian home insurance policies after billions in water-related losses in 2013 are "tough" on the brokers who have to explain these changes to consumers, but brokers can "outshine any other distribution system" by advising customers...
Oct 24, 2014 11:50AM
OTTAWA - Quebec is not being as aggressive as Ontario with regard to telematics since the take-up for auto usage-based insurance (UBI) products has been lackluster to date, Guy Parent, general manager of Le Regroupement des cabinets de courtage...
Oct 24, 2014 11:01AM
OTTAWA - Smart home technology offers significant promise in getting the number of losses down, but replacement costs must also be considered to capture a complete picture of its potential effect, Bob Tisdale, president and chief operating...
Oct 24, 2014 10:32AM
ATLANTA - New federal Ebola response squads - likened to public health SWAT teams - are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.
Oct 23, 2014 3:22PM
Willis North America has appointed Roger Hacala as senior vice president and Financial Institutions Practice Leader for Willis Canada.
Oct 23, 2014 2:53PM
More insurance companies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region view themselves as sellers of business units, as opposed to buyers, over the next three years, Towers Watson reported this week.
Oct 23, 2014 2:11PM
Willis Group Holdings plc predicts commercial property insurance rates will fall in 2015, there will be "modest increases" in aviation rates while terrorism rates will decline or remain flat if the United States government passes a law...
Oct 23, 2014 10:57AM
OTTAWA - Ontario brokers should understand that the competitors they have today could be different than those they have five years from now – one reason the traditional business model will need to change, Chris Floyd, president of the...
Oct 23, 2014 9:29AM
There is a decided shift in the behaviour of Millennials compared to the youngest generation, a shift that those in business, including insurance brokers, will need to address, John Spence, an executive consultant, trainer and author of four...
Oct 22, 2014 6:50PM
Insured losses in Bermuda from Hurricane Gonzalo will range between $200 million and $400 million, catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported Wednesday. All figures are in U.S. dollars.
Oct 22, 2014 3:23PM