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Captives outperform commercial insurers: Best

Captives outperform commercial insurers: Best

Rated U.S. captive insurers continue to outperform the broader commercial insurance market, and as several business lines see hardening rates, company boards are undoubtedly looking at captives as part of their risk management strategy, ratings agency A.M. Best Co. Inc. said in a report issued Monday.

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Hardening property markets shift interest toward captives

Hardening property markets shift interest toward captives

Risk managers are shifting more of their property exposures to captive insurers amid rising costs and tightening terms and conditions in the U.S. commercial property insurance market, particularly after the higher catastrophe activity of the past two years.

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Eliminating Workplace hazards through training

Eliminating Workplace hazards through training

Companies often treat the idea of developing a plan around a “safe culture” as something that would be “nice to have one day,” but it’s put on the back burner as other initiatives and business goals take priority. It’s not until a major incident – or even worse, a fatality – occurs that these companies finally get serious about safety. By then it’s too late, resulting in a demoralized workforce, a tarnished reputation and a feeling of regret that they weren’t more proactive.

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How to make this summer of safety for your fleet

How to make this summer of safety for your fleet

As a fleet manager, you have a lot of responsibilities for your fleet’s operations but one of the most important responsibilities is your drivers’ safety.

There are many risks in the day-to-day operations in fleets, but some of the biggest dangers are out on the road and in the expectations placed on drivers. Between having productivity goals to meet and wanting to get home and enjoy time with friends and family, drivers can be a lot more distracted and motivated to get things done quickly during the summer months, therefore sometimes taking unnecessary risks when behind the wheel. 

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Six Cybersecurity Tips every Business Owner should know in 2019

Six Cybersecurity Tips every Business Owner should know in 2019

For large organizations with deep pockets, an information security breach is an expensive and embarrassing debacle whose ramifications can last years. But for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), a severe incident could mean the end of their business entirely. Centered around people, processes and technology, there are steps organizations of any size can and should take to protect themselves and their clients.

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