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Here’s how P&C pros say the recession will impact insurance

June 26, 2020 by Adam Malik

The recession will be long and painful so brokers and insurers need to settle in and do what they do best, property and casualty experts said. And don’t be surprised if some mergers and acquisitions activity push forward as tough

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How the industry can take advantage of artificial intelligence

June 18, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Brokerages who use artificial intelligence could find opportunities to upsell based on changes in a client’s lifestyle, according to a software vendor executive. The more data you feed a machine learning model and the more you train it, the better

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Opinion: What’s the future of remote work for brokers post-pandemic?

June 17, 2020 by Nick Novinger, Regional Manager (Quebec), Canadian Insurance Brokers Inc.

One question top of mind for brokers and their clients is: Will this remote work environment be something that we’ll see for the long term? Maybe not entirely, but there are parts we can take to make the broker world

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Operating efficiently during COVID-19

May 9, 2020 by Steve Whitelaw, Vice President of Industry and Partner Relations, Applied Systems

How to keep relationships, both internal and external, strong in today’s reality

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Ripple effects

May 7, 2020 by Jason Contant, Online Editor

How will the deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson affect brokers in Canada?

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COVID-19 operations

May 6, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

How the brokers’ pandemic response accelerated their conversion to digital, thereby enhancing their value to consumers

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The biggest one

May 5, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

How the industry will survive a global pandemic

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Narrowing your focus

May 3, 2020 by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

In a hard market dominated by large players, small and mid-sized commercial brokerages face an existential choice: Specialize — or risk extinction.

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Where to find growth

May 2, 2020 by Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Dave Partington, appointed in December as CEO of Gallagher Global Brokerage — Canada, explains how firming market conditions bring new opportunities for commercial brokers.

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Canada now in a recession: C.D. Howe council

May 1, 2020 by THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council says Canada has entered a recession due to the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a report released Friday, the council said the economy peaked in February before the

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This is not a drill

May 1, 2020 by By Canadian Underwriter Staff

Battle stations, everyone. This is not a drill. Repeat: This is not a drill. COVID-19 has infected the world, and P&C organizations are not immune to the impact of the novel coronavirus. But a proper, well-rehearsed business continuity plan can

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This is not a drill

May 1, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter Staff: Jason Contant, Greg Meckbach, Adam Malik and David Gambrill

Since mid-March, Canada’s P&C industry has been working from home and social distancing to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. What have we learned so far that will help us prepare for the next pandemic?