The relative success of the U.S. economy, amidst a break economic global backdrop, has fueled a strong stock market recovery in recent years. Another side effect, particularly in the past year, has been the appreciation of the U.S. dollar, which has been strong as investors prepare for the Fed to raise interest rates. The flip side of that strength has been an increasing trade deficit, as U.S. goods are more expensive to foreign consumers. Will the power dollar tap the breaks on the U.S. recovery?
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Fox & Lawson CompDoctor article answers this reader’s question by providing considerations and advice about structuring pay for part-time employees.
Fox & Lawson CompDoctor article answers this reader’s question about while covering another job while the search for the replacement is underway, “Am I justified in asking for a raise?”
Gallagher's International Trade Credit and Political Risk Insurance (CPRI) July 2015 Report offers a mid-year pulse of the global credit markets and political risk challenges that may affect them.
Fox & Lawson article: History shows employees and unions have sued employers alleging that by internally administering salary surveys, their employer is violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. Is an organization violating the law if it conducts a market salary survey?
The Global Kidnap Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter produced by Salamanca Group, profiling recent Kidnap for Ransom and Extortion incidents, related events and global developments worldwide which have the potential to impact personal safety and the safety of a client’s family and/or personnel.
Once again we are reviewing the top 12 single and twin turboprops in this workhorse segment representing 13,598 active airframes worldwide. In total 89 new aircraft were produced during the second quarter within this 12 aircraft segment. And we continue to enjoy very low domestic losses.
The first six months of 2015 have proven that even with the M&A game heating up and offshore investments in insurance, there is abundant capacity for all asset classes and all geographic exposures. The fact that the National Weather Service is also predicting an El Niño event translates into lower hurricane expectancy. On the “fracking front”, the earthquake swarms never previously experienced have yet to make it to the “Boogey Man” list for insurers. Where there are new important changes is in the trend toward Midwest/Texas hail deductibles particularly for industrial flex.
What does it mean to say that best bosses are competent and knowledgeable? Competent and knowledgeable in what? Does it mean that they are competent in every task under their supervision? Does it mean that they are competent and knowledgeable about how to oversee the actions and results of others? Does it mean that they know enough about the tasks under their purview to assist in setting objectives and evaluating results?
In a complex world, insurance is just the start of risk management and asset protection in the aviation industry. At Gallagher Aviation, we firmly believe that our clients deserve more. Gallagher Aviation provides preferred access to experts for the most pressing issues in general aviation. Aviation law. Safety management systems and IS-BAO audits. Emergency response planning and family assistance plans. Our partners, carefully chosen for their experience and knowledge, work at preferred rates on your behalf as part of Gallagher Aviation’s client services.