Managing Your Practice

Water Loss: Trends and Prevention

Ask anyone who has adjusted a property claim in the past few years and they’ll tell you a woefully watery tale. The industry is seemingly …

Confidence Up, but Small Business Still Cautious, says CFIB

Confidence among small to mid-sized business owners continues to rise, especially among those in the insurance sector, but they remain cautious about economic recovery.
Overall optimism …

Tax Break for Small Business in Manitoba

Tax changes in Manitoba will make the province “the first income-tax free zone for small businesses,” according to Finance Minister Rosann Wowchuk.
The province will eliminate …

Insurance, Taxes, Top Cost Concerns for Small Business: CFIB

Though small and mid-sized business owners in Canada are keeping a confident outlook, they continue to rank insurance and taxes among their top …

Waiting for (Business) Intelligence

Business Intelligence is a collection of technologies and processes managed by a competency center to ensure that business users have the data they …

Embracing modern technology key to increasing productivity

Ditching the paper piles and embracing a digital lifestyle will allow brokerages to increase productivity and streamline general office operations, said participants during …

Proper E-data Strategies Protect Brokerages: Data Experts

Brokerages that don’t adequately store electronic information could leave themselves vulnerable to legal action, network specialists warned during the Canadian Signassure Users’ (CSU) …

Ontario MPPs Support Electronic Insurance Verification

An electronic insurance verification system aimed at getting Ontario’s uninsured drivers off the road could be one step closer to reality.
MPPs unanimously approved a …

Impact of HST on Brokers

The federal government has sought to harmonize provincial sales taxes with the federal GST for over a decade now— its only success so far …

Canadian risk managers weigh in on U.S. approval of using contingent commissions

The debate over the appropriateness of contingent commissions has been reopened due to a recent Illinois decision that will allow a major insurance …

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