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The Lowdown: Loneliness in the (Remote) Workplace

In the April 2020 article “Dealing With Social Isolation,” the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) states, “Leaders have a responsibility to help mitigate workplace isolation. They need to prioritize social connections in these unprecedented times of social distancing and …

Insurance Survey: How Is Pandemic Affecting Your Life, Your Work, Your Industry?

No matter where you work in the P/C insurance industry, your experience is important. How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting you now? Going forward? What do you expect to change? When will you be ready to travel? How do you …

Client Connections – Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Digital Options?

Calling All Independent Agents! This week we’re running a survey, sponsored by Providence Bank Agency Finance. The survey asks 10 questions about how you connect to your clients and market your agency. I want to encourage you to take the …

Insurer Group: Most Midwesterners not Prepared for Natural Disasters

With more severe thunderstorms and possibly tornadoes in the forecast for portions of the central U.S. today, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) says a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of PCI shows that residents …

Report: Modest Economic Growth Expected in Midwest, Plains

Weakness in the agriculture and energy sectors will slow the economy in nine Midwestern and Plains states this spring, according to a monthly survey of business leaders released Feb. 2. The region’s overall economic index improved slightly to 54.8 in …

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 …

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 …