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Justifying Web 2.0: Answers for the Boardroom

How should insurance executives answer board members questioning the value of Web 2.0?  One way is to address competitive advantage, according to analysts …

Downturn Nudges ERM Forward

A push toward greater transparency is accelerating the P&C industry’s enterprise risk management (ERM) activities, but companies are still wary of disclosing too …

What’s Continuity Planning? Small Biz Owners Unprepared: Survey

Most small business owners in Canada aren’t prepared for unexpected problems like illness, or flooding that can disrupt their business, even though most …

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) …

An Advisor’s View: Explaining Auto Purchases, Hidden Costs

Are your clients paying interest on the insurance bundled into their car leases? Advisor.ca columnist Stephanie Holmes-Winton shares auto-related advice that insurance brokers …

Communication was key after tornadoes: Brokers

The tornadoes that swept through Vaughan and Durham Region in late August have affected every broker differently, but all agree that effective client …

Condo Coverage Must Be Customized to Needs

It’s a strata, condo, flat, co-op or just an apartment.  But for more and more Canadians, it is their home of choice particularly …

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 …

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