Benefits Compliance Update: 2022 Reporting Requirements

January 21, 2022
As a business owner or human resource professional, you’ve been through two years of pandemic-related regulations, adaptations and frustrations. Over the past couple of months, you’ve managed open enrollment for employee benefits amid a resurgent wave of... Find out more »

Agribusiness Insurance Update: Special Events Coverage for Farms, Ranches and Wineries

January 18, 2022
If you’re engaged, recently married or someone who has been invited to a wedding in the past five years, you’re probably familiar with The Knot, a wedding-planning website that hosts couples’ pages and provides all sorts of information on just about anything... Find out more »

Handbags, Wine, Jewelry and More: Insuring Valuable Items and Collections

January 13, 2022
There was a time that the objective of purse snatchers was to obtain the bags’ contents. These days, thieves are more likely to want the accessory itself, particularly if it’s a designer handbag. And if the thieves think you may have more where that came from, they may be willing to... Find out more »

Performance-Based Insurance: Loss Control and Commercial Auto

January 11, 2022
A couple of years ago, a Texas company providing services to support the drilling and production of oil and gas wells had a problem. Its driver-safety record had become so troublesome that the state Department of Transportation had slapped it with the DOT’s poorest rating, and the... Find out more »

Employee Benefits: Where We Are, Where We’re Heading

January 7, 2022
Almost two full years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of work has changed irrevocably. Remote and hybrid work arrangements, heightened focus on behavioral health, a shift in employer-employee dynamics brought about by the Great Resignation — these are now... Find out more »

Tackling Challenges in the Arena of P&C Insurance

January 6, 2022
Amid a pandemic, a spate of catastrophic events and an ongoing trend of exorbitant litigation outcomes, managing your organization’s property and casualty insurance program requires traits found in a premier middle linebacker.  For those of you unfamiliar with... Find out more »

Employee Benefit Trends and Strategies for 2022

December 15, 2021
Readers of Alera Group’s report on our most recent Employer Pulse Survey and viewers of our December 16, 2021, webinar on how employers are tackling COVID-19-related decisions will have a good sense of how their peers and competitors have been handling the pandemic era’s unprecedented... Find out more »

Franchise Insurance: Understanding Risks and Relationships

December 13, 2021
Every franchise owner has decisions to make about insurance. How many decisions, and how complex the options, depends on the industry and the franchisor.  One of the most important insurance decisions a franchise operator can make is in selecting an... Find out more »

What Employers Need to Know About Federal Vaccine Mandates

December 6, 2021
Organizations across industries, sizes and locations continue to navigate the difficult challenges posed by ongoing response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. As legislation related to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, guidance regarding ongoing testing for non-vaccinated employees and legal challenges... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: 2022 Health Trends, New Year Self-Care and More

This will be the last edition of our bi-weekly wellbeing resources email. Thank you for sharing so many of these resources with your teams over the last 18 months! In the coming weeks, you will receive the first edition of our new Wellbeing Newsletter filled with content for January 2022. This... Find out more »