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Serving small specialty: The role of a service center

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. There was a time not long ago when most small businesses were well protected by standard lines coverages such as business owners policies, workers’ compensation and auto. …

How to pick an E&S carrier: Four characteristics to look for

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. The excess and surplus market is growing rapidly. Business is being driven from the admitted market due to actions taken in response to significant weather events, rising …

Insurance Implications of Rising Building Costs

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. The rising cost of building materials is quickly outpacing inflation rates, and the high demand for qualified workers and widespread global supply chain pressure, are only adding …

Protecting Manufacturing Clients as Products Evolve

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. As these and other companies expand the scope of their businesses and assume new risks, there are increasing opportunities for independent agents to counsel manufacturing clients and …

Examining liability gaps for allied healthcare businesses

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. General and professional liability coverage is a key component of insurance protection for allied healthcare businesses. However, healthcare organizations may be unaware of common liability coverage gaps …

Managing COVID-19 Employment Practice-Related Exposure

This post is part of a series sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. As the pandemic continues, we’re seeing new COVID-19-related regulations, restrictions and advisories issued and adjusted by federal, state, and local officials on a regular basis. Each jurisdiction …

How The Hanover Is Investing in Digital Tools for Agents, Customers

As insurers embrace insurtech in multiple ways, The Hanover Insurance Group’s Richard Lavey offers some advice: Not everything works as initially envisioned, and that’s OK. “‘If you build it, they will come’ is not necessarily how this plays out,” explains …

New Hanover Prestige Brand Targets High-Value Personal Lines Market

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has launched Hanover Prestige – a high-value personal lines market for home, auto and condominiums. Hanover Prestige offers insurance protection, high-quality care and service, along with flexibility and choice for customers with broader asset protection …

The Hanover, Chaucer Form Reinsurance Sidecar to Tap 3rd Party Capital

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. announced that Chaucer, the company’s international specialty insurance group, has sponsored the formation of a reinsurance sidecar to provide collateralized capacity for Chaucer Syndicate 1084’s global property reinsurance portfolio in 2018. Bermuda-based Thopas Re Ltd., …

The Hanover Expands BOP for Small Businesses, Increases Coverage Limits

The Hanover Insurance Group demonstrates further commitment to supporting small businesses with significant enhancements to its business owner’s policy (BOP) base form and product offerings, adding coverages and endorsements, introducing equipment breakdown protection, and increasing limits. The company has expanded …