Financial Institution Bond insurance renewal premiums fell within a “stable” range (+/- a few percentage points) in 2016. Internal distractions within three of our top-ten financial fidelity insurers (Ace/Chubb merger, AIG’s fidelity restructuring and Zurich’s diversified financial restructuring) diminished the level of competition in 2016, and we expect this lackluster competition to continue into 2017.
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Hand washing is considered a routine practice of hygiene, but many workers don’t realize how important it can be in the prevention of disease. Proper skin care and hand protection help to keep workers healthier, productive and on the job.
Winter driving usually offers a mix of fog, rain, ice, snow, slippery roads and poor visibility. It’s a dangerous time for pedestrians and drivers. There are some simple precautions you can take to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries.
Hear from Donna Merchant, Manager of Human Resources at American Beacon, on how Gallagher helped them successfully implement a new medical plan that more than 50% of their employees signed up for in the first year.
The 2016 Arthur J. Gallagher Think Tank for Higher Education Risk Management examined one of the more difficult risks to manage: reputation. Now seen as one of the key critical risks affecting organisations today, reputational risk is, by some measures, the master risk into which all other risks feed. Management of—or, perhaps more to the point, the failure to manage—reputational risk could have such a severe impact on an organisation as to make redundant all other forms of risk management.
Stay informed on the latest healthcare reform news. Gallagher's Healthcare Reform Update newsletters provide timely, easy-to-understand information about new and revised regulations. Download this month's latest release.
Working under cold conditions can lead to various injuries or health effects, which are collectively known as cold stress. Construction workers may experience cold stress when working outdoors on a cold day, in a refrigerated room, in an unheated building, in a cold water, rain or snow, or while handling cold objects or materials. Other workers who may be susceptible to cold stress include field workers, cold storage workers and workers who work with refrigerated or frozen foods.
Technology has changed the delivery of health care with the push to digitize all health care records. With that type of digital change, the Healthcare community is an increasing target for cybercriminals. Keeping electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) secure is a challenge for IT and an ongoing concern for HR managers, compliance and finance. For healthcare organizations and practices, the fines and penalties associated with HIPAA and HITECH can be crippling. This recorded webcast will help you understand some of the risks, how to help mitigate them and how to protect your organization's financial health.
Hear from Christina Bingham, HR Manager for NexOne, as she discusses how being able to offer unique benefits to their employees helps with attracting and retaining talent in a highly competitive industry.
Beware of the “standard” forms of agreement tendered by your architect and/or contractor for construction projects. There are provisions in these agreements that work very much in favor of the vendor and against the best interests of you.