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Organic growth stalls but profits soar in 3Q for P&C agencies and brokerages

More favorable pricing, economic trends suggest improved growth ahead according to new report; profitability hits median high of 22.7% in third quarter.

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Nearly half of business owners have been victims of a cyberattack – but didn’t...

Highlighting the need of small businesses to obtain cyber insurance coverage (3 in 4 have none), a newly released Nationwide survey finds 1 in 3 victimized small businesses spent at least $50,000 to recover, yet rebuilding reputation and customer trust can take more than a year.

Tips to share with businesses to guard against a cyber attack

The expanding market of cyber insurance plays an essential role in protecting and reducing the risk a business faces as a result of a malicious attack.

Despite increasing risks, cyber insurance remains largely disregarded by those who need it most

One prime example of how insurance powers innovation in the business world is the protection that can be provided by cyber attack coverage. Cyber insurance - a product still in its relative infancy with crucial defenses that many companies have yet to grasp - provides an exciting growth opportunity for agents who can convey its value to clients.

Active Shooter Insurance’ a sign of the times

McKinney, Texas-based GDP Advisors, LLC recently announced the launch of an “Active Shooter Insurance Program,” joining the Willis Group and XL Catlin in offering...

With industry talent crisis looming, Erie Insurance launches Google Glass program to improve efficiency

ERIE, Pa. – Experts say retiring baby boomers will leave the insurance industry with 400,000 open positions to fill by 2020. According to the...

Choosing the right doctor is the prescription for keeping Workers Comp costs down

When an employee gets injured at work, very often they’ll report in to their supervisor, who usually says, “Go see a doctor.” So where does...

Oldest indy agency west of Mississippi celebrates 130th anniversary; Heffernan hits $100M revenue milestone

ST. LOUIS – The Charles L. Crane Agency, headquartered in downtown St. Louis, celebrated its 130th anniversary in September with a celebration at Ballpark...

Inaugural Lloyd’s event will drive new business between U.S. insurance agencies and London risk...

PHILADELPHIA – Soon U.S. insurance agencies will have an opportunity to network with risk takers from Lloyd’s of London in an event designed to...

Merger Mania: ACE-Chubb, Willis-Towers Watson deals helping 2015 look like biggest year ever for...

As the calendar turned to July, marking the halfway point of the year, it was announced that ACE Limited will pay $28.3 billion in...

Now is the right time for agents to talk cyber insurance

Target, Michaels, eBay, JPMorgan Chase, the New York Times, Google, Anthem, the U.S. Government... The list of high profile data breaches grows longer each...

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