Education, mitigation the keys to ransomware risk management and cyber expenses

October 15, 2021
No cybersecurity program is invulnerable to ransomware or other form of attack. No firewall is impenetrable, no organization immune to breach.   The most sophisticated cybercriminals typically are a step or two ahead of the world’s foremost security... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Task Prioritization, Working Parents and More

October 11, 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. Career Wellbeing 10 Things We Don’t Do That Help Us Get Our Important Tasks Done... Find out more »

Health Plan Forecasting: How Analysis and Budgeting Lead to Long-Term Success

October 5, 2021
Many organizations have a goal of making their group health plan expenditures cost-neutral for the coming fiscal year. Although that may sound sensible, viewing healthcare spending on an annual basis is actually a bit... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Employer Compassion, Wellbeing Fair Recordings and More

September 27, 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. We hope that you were able to attend our Alera Group 2021 Virtual Employee Wellbeing... Find out more »

Talking Life Insurance – a Conversation About You 

September 24, 2021
Most people don’t want to talk about life insurance — even people who recognize life insurance as something they really need to talk about. Many are fine with chatting about themselves and their loved ones — their achievements, their goals,... Find out more »

Key Component of Construction Risk Management: Builders’ Risk Insurance

September 20, 2021
If you’re commencing on a construction project, there basically are two ways you can look at Builders’ Risk Insurance:  As a necessary evil;  As valuable protection against the myriad risks inherent in construction, from the start of the project until an... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Everything You Need to Know About Our Wellbeing Fair

September 13, 2021
We welcome you and your employees to join us for our 2021 Virtual Wellbeing Fair on September 22nd and 23rd! Attendees can join any or all sessions during this two-day event which includes daily fitness and mindfulness breaks as well as a wide variety of expert-led seminars covering all aspects of... Find out more »

Strengthening Diversity Will Strengthen the Financial Services Industry

As a woman executive in the financial services industry, I’m a rare breed. While I was finding my path, there were few successful women to emulate. And now, over 25 years into my career, that’s still the case. Although there’s been some progress, women account for only 22% of... Find out more »

Craft Beverage Makers Require a Finely Crafted Insurance Program

September 8, 2021
When you work closely with decision-makers in the craft beverage industry, two conclusions become readily apparent:  They’re driven by passion – not only for their products, but for the people they work with and serve;    They care deeply... Find out more »

Rethinking Your Business’ Insurance: The Captive Option

August 30, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many facets of our life and forced us to rethink what we consider normal. There have been many things we have had to change about our lives over the course of the pandemic. From an insurance perspective, the last couple of years have seen hardening markets –... Find out more »