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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Partnering With Investment Advisors Under the Appropriate Fiduciary Framework

Barbra Byington and Phil Fabrizio compare the advisory consultant and discretionary (outsourced chief investment officer or OCIO) models for managing plan risk, explain the differences between consultative advisory and OCIO roles, and evaluate the increasingly popular OCIO option.

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services; Energy; Equity Advisors; Healthcare; Higher Education; Hospitality; Public Sector; Religious; Restaurants;

Actively Managing Risk for Long-Term Sustainability — Looking Beyond Insurance Limits and Premiums

Bill Ziebell and Mike Pesch discuss how to effectively manage overall risk for long-term sustainability by assessing the significance of specific risks that include human capital as well as property and casualty concerns. They also explore the use of risk surveys to create risk maps that provide a quick-reference guide for insights into the state of an organization’s risk management program, individually, or from an industry perspective.

Tag(s): Enterprise Risk Management; Energy; Equity Advisors; Healthcare; Higher Education; Hospitality; Public Sector; Religious; Restaurants;

Managing Risk Is Key to Containing Costs and Staying Competitive

James Rice and John Ergastolo discuss the importance of identifying and managing risk at the intersection of work performed by the boardroom and the C-suite, and recommend five strategies for mitigating organizational risk. They also outline an approach to determining the insurance coverage that’s needed once the risks have been reduced.

Tag(s): Management Liability; Energy; Equity Advisors; Healthcare; Higher Education; Hospitality; Public Sector; Religious; Restaurants;

Hard Hat Bulletin - Eliminating Hazards

Not a day goes by that we don’t come across some form of hazard at work, at home and during our day-to-day activities. Some hazards require a trained eye to identify, but more often than not we simply don’t notice them—even if they’re obvious.

Tag(s): Construction;

Determining Full-Time Employee Status for Purposes of the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions under PPACA

Knowing who is a full-time employee is important since employers should have an understanding of which employees could trigger a penalty under PPACA and which employees should be reported under IRS Sections 6055 and 6056. The focus of this article is on determining employee status for purposes of the employer mandate. Updated September 2016.

Tag(s): Healthcare Reform; Health & Welfare; Compliance Consulting;

CompDoctor Article, April 2017 Edition

In this CompDoctor article, Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson answer the following question about how to prepare as a organization for an expected new law regarding pay equity: Given recent activity at the federal level, our state legislature is considering passing a law requiring gender pay equity. While this is not a new issue, it is likely to pass this year. We are trying to understand what that would mean and what we will need to do internally in the event that the pay equity bill passes. Can you help us determine what we need to do now so that we are prepared?

Healthcare Monthly Minute: March 2017

Have you joined the ranks of physician texters? If so, you may want to examine some precautions for mitigating risk with patient texts. First and foremost, meet with your staff and clinicians to discuss how texting is or should be used in your practice. This may facilitate all to “come clean” with their current texting patterns so it can lead to useful discussion.

Tag(s): Healthcare;

Gallagher’s Nonprofit Sector 2017 Perspective

As we take a closer look at the third sector, there is no question that there is a remarkable story of accomplishment, impact, mobilization of resources, partners, communities and technology that is compounding and bringing great resilience to the nonprofit sector.

Tag(s): Nonprofit;