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Return to the office: Acknowledging workers’ fear

May 5, 2020 by David Gambrill

As the P&C industry plans to return to the office safely while remaining socially distant, perhaps the greatest challenge lies in accommodating anxious, digitally-empowered employees and clients who aren’t yet ready to return to traditional workplaces while the pandemic is

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The “dark side” of working from home: How to avoid an isolated workforce

April 21, 2020 by David Gambrill

Before COVID-19, there was a lively debate within the Canadian P&C industry about the virtues and pitfalls of working from home, featuring the industry’s skeptics (a.k.a.  the “Boomers”) and proponents (the “Millennials”). Well, guess what? The pandemic has made us

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Shopping online at work? Why your bosses might care

November 28, 2019 by Adam Malik

There’s a good chance you’ll be tempted to put work aside and look for deals with Black Friday sales online. If you’re using your work device, your employer will likely look the other way. But that doesn’t mean they don’t

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How some insurers handle sick days

November 11, 2019 by Adam Malik

If you’re feeling a cold coming on, you could be doing more harm than good if you make your way to the office, a workplace expert warned. And for some in the property and casualty space, employers allow for staff

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How Trump’s ethical follies can benefit Canada’s P&C industry

October 29, 2019 by David Gambrill

All the talk in the White House these days about “whistleblowers” and “no quid pro quo” echoed in the discussions about ethics last Thursday between Canadian insurers and their brokers at the 2019 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Convention.