employee benefits News

Arizona’s Resec┼Ź Group Adds Gard as Senior Advisor

Jason Gard has joined Reseco Insurance Advisors LLC, a partner with United Benefit Advisors (UBA) and Insurance Agency Network (ISU), as senior advisor. Gard brings 25 years of expertise in the insurance industry, specializing in employee benefits. He will be …

Amazon to Pilot Primary Care Health Centers for Employees Near Its Fulfillment Facilities

Giant online retailer Amazon.com announced it will pilot local employee health care centers near Amazon fulfillment facilities across the country. The retailer is partnering with with Crossover Health, a national medical group offering primary care services. The centers will have …

UK’s Direct Insurance Group Commits to Permanent Homeworking for Its Workforce

Direct Insurance Group, a London-based specialty insurance broker and underwriting business, announced it has commited to a remote working policy for all staff, following the coronavirus lockdown. The group will continue to maintain its eight offices located in UK, Europe …

HUB International Acquires Employee Benefits Unit of Indiana’s The Healy Group

Insurance brokerage HUB International Limited (Hub) has acquired the employee benefits division of The Healy Group Inc. (Healy Benefits), based in South Bend, Indiana. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Healy Benefits provides employee benefits solutions, including benefits communications, …

6 Ways Insurance Brokers Can Be a Resource to Clients During COVID-19 Crisis

Risk managers at companies of all kinds have been forced to rapidly evaluate how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their businesses. They’ve had to react quickly with limited information while trying to forecast future developments. At the same time, they …

Broker NFP Buys UK’s Johnson Fleming Group Ltd.

NFP Corp., the New York City-based insurance broker and consultant, announced the acquisition of Johnson Fleming Group Ltd. and Johnson Fleming Future Life Planning Ltd. (together, Johnson Fleming). The transaction closed on Jan. 17, 2020 for an undisclosed sum. Johnson …

Ferrari Provides Coronavirus Tests so Employees Can Return to Work

Workers at Ferrari are signing up en masse for voluntary coronavirus screening so they can return to work as soon as possible in an ambitious scheme that could serve as a blueprint for manufacturers desperate to resume production. Under its …

Not All Workers Have Same Options for Avoiding Virus

A barber in Beijing is supporting his wife and child by charging food and other expenses to a credit card while he waits for his employer’s shop to reopen. A waiter at a barbecue restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, washes …

BOK Financial Insurance Expanding in Oklahoma, Texas

Employee benefits and risk management firm, BOK Financial Insurance (BOKFI), a division of Tulsa, Okla.-based BOK Financial Corp., is focusing on growth in Oklahoma and Texas as an expansion of its operations that have supported Colorado and Arizona clients for …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Canada’s SBW Employee Benefits

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based broker, announced the acquisition of Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Sinclair Billard and Weld Ltd., and CJM Solutions + Inc., which do business under the name of SBW Employee Benefits. Terms of the …