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Chubb Survey: Attic Storage Can Cause Homeowner Grief, Hazards

Homeowners who don’t pay attention to what’s going on in their attics can face costly damage that can spread throughout their entire home, warns a new survey sponsored by the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. According to the survey of …

Young Agents Rate Flexibility, Career Growth Over Technology: Vertafore Survey

Technology is not an incentive when it comes to attracting and retaining millennials to the insurance industry but it can provide overall job satisfaction in terms of flexibility and career growth opportunities, according to a new survey released by insurance …

Survey: Michigan Business Owners Optimistic About Future

Owners of Michigan’s small and medium-size businesses have voiced their confidence in Michigan’s economic future in the latest Future Business Index, published in partnership with the Michigan Business Network and Lansing, Mich.-based Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, the insurer announced. The optimism of …

Nielsen, Travelers Survey: Employers Unfamiliar with Risks Posed by ACA

Travelers has released a Nielsen Research survey that offers insight into U.S. employers’ familiarity with and preparedness for the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The survey, which was sponsored by Travelers, found that many businesses …

Competition Softens Rate Hikes for Architects, Engineers in 2014: Survey

Although most insurers providing professional liability insurance for architects and engineers sought to raise rates last year, the size of the increases generally failed to meet their expectations. Nevertheless, nearly all leading insurers offering this specialty coverage did see premium …

Atlas General Insurance Services Recognized as a Top Workplace and a Medallion Winner in the Workplace Excellence Awards by the U-T San Diego and the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management

San Diego, CA, 11/13/13 – Atlas General Insurance Services is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a winner in the small business category in the First Annual U-T San Diego Top Workplaces Awards. Atlas has also been recognized …

J.D. Power: Personal Lines Agents Missing out on Opportunities in Renters Segment

Insurance agents who only focus on homeowners insurance customers are missing a golden opportunity to build long-term relationships with renter customers as their insurance needs grow due to life or circumstance changes—such as having a family or purchasing a home …

Combined Insurance Survey Reveals Top Job Differentiators for New Agents

A survey by Illinois-based Combined Insurance of more than 400 of its new sales agents reveals that sales training and career advancement opportunities rank top when applying to and choosing an insurance sales employer, the company announced. Combined Insurance provides …

Survey: Healthcare Reform Driving Demand for Provider Excess Insurance

Evolving reimbursement models for healthcare providers are fueling a surge in demand for provider excess insurance with industry experts forecasting a jump in premiums of 15-30 percent in 2013, according to a ReSource Intermediaries survey. Traditional fee-for-service contracts that reward …

Survey: Specialty Carriers Look to Grow Through Program Business in 2013

Guy Carpenter & Co., LLC, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and member of Marsh & McLennan Cos., has released the findings of its eighth annual Specialty Insurance Program Issuing Carrier Survey. The survey, which analyzes trends and benchmarks movement …