No Single Solution for Post-Pandemic Return to Workplace

May 28, 2021
For employees who have been working from home since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the reopening of workplaces may mean it’s time to return — but return to what, exactly?  “Return to work?” As anyone who’s been putting in more... Find out more »

Hurricane Insurance Coverage Gap: Wind-Driven Rain

May 25, 2021
After a series of above-average years for storm activity culminated in a 2020 season that set records for both frequency and severity, many longtime property owners in hurricane-prone areas probably can recite storm-preparedness checklists and evacuation routes by memory. Whether they... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Effective Sleep, Post-Pandemic Finances and More

May 24, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you’ll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share... Find out more »

Help Wanted: Need for Mental Health Care Exceeds Available Providers

May 21, 2021
As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, recognition of the psychological challenges many Americans face and efforts by employers to address employee wellbeing may be at all-time highs. Yet the number of U.S. residents in need of mental-health assistance also appears to be at a record... Find out more »

Reducing Pharmacy Spending Without Compromising Care

May 20, 2021
Prescription drug pricing is a hot-button issue in any discussion of healthcare reform, and no discussion of prescription drug pricing can be complete without examining the role of pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. As described by the Commonwealth Fund, PBMs “are companies that manage... Find out more »

Ergonomics and Work-From-Home Risk Management

May 19, 2021
Like many business executives, Brian Parker is a fairly engaged user of LinkedIn. An Alera Group vice president and the company’s National Practice Leader for Benefits Technology and Services, he uses the business-oriented social media platform to post and share content of value to clients... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: The Joy of Budgeting, Mental Health at Work and More

May 17, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you'll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share these... Find out more »

What to Do About Job Burnout

May 14, 2021
As many Americans are all too aware, job-related burnout was a relevant issue before the onset of COVID-19. A recent Google search of the word “burnout” instantly produced 80.8 million results, many dating to before the pandemic. The term “job burnout?” That produced a staggering 102... Find out more »

Trade Credit Insurance: Key Component of Growth Strategy

May 12, 2021
In the realm of Property and Casualty, Trade Credit Insurance is a bit of a different animal.   Most Property and Casualty (P&C) coverage is reactive; a business or individual incurs a loss covered by a policy and then files a claim to be made whole. Trade... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Leading Through Change, Time Management and More

May 10, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you'll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share these... Find out more »