Environmental Liability Insurance Is Having a Moment

April 5, 2022
Environmental Liability Insurance has been around for years, and the organizations that have protected themselves with it have used the product to good effect. Whether obtaining pollution coverage to fulfill a contractual requirement for a big project or calling on the policy to settle a claim,... Find out more »

Employment Practices Liability: Improving Insurance Market for Managing Ongoing Risks

March 25, 2022
After making Page 1 headlines throughout the latter half of the past decade, social issues that drove employment practices liability news — especially the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements — haven’t gone away. They have simply taken secondary positions in the public... Find out more »

Flight Plan: Consult an Aviation Insurance Expert Before Purchasing an Aircraft

March 23, 2022
Buying a private aircraft is not a transaction to enter casually. First, just because you can afford to buy an airplane or helicopter doesn’t necessarily mean you can afford to own one. Aircraft ownership has many hidden costs — including Aviation Insurance — and, cumulatively,... Find out more »

Communications: The Key to an Informed, Engaged Workforce

March 15, 2022
Imagine planning a big-budget party seemingly certain to be a crowd-pleaser — beautiful venue, a wide assortment of premium food and beverage, professional entertainment — only to have few guests attend because information about the event was unclear, the venue was difficult to access... Find out more »

D&O Insurance for Private Companies and Nonprofits

March 10, 2022
When you accept an invitation to join a private organization’s board of directors, you might not realize that your activities as a current or former member could include fending off a lawsuit. Before you accept that invitation, ask whether the board is protected by Directors and Officers... Find out more »

Breaking the Bias on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022
Alera Group is Creating an Environment that Inspires, Empowers and Supports Women Fifty-seven percent. That’s the number of women in the insurance industry holding entry-level positions.[1] At first glance, these statistics seem hopeful in the pursuit of gender parity. However,... Find out more »

Study up! Education Industry Insurance Requires Academic Rigor

March 7, 2022
In some industries, a business or organization seeking liability insurance may have a hundred carriers willing to write coverage. In the education industry, the number of insurance companies willing to even consider issuing a liability policy is more likely to range from three to... Find out more »

Some Good News on Cyber Liability Insurance: Ransomware Coverage Remains Available

February 23, 2022
If you’re looking for good news amid the ever-increasing threat of cyber attack, escalating ransomware demands and Cyber Liability Insurance rate hikes, here it is: Despite all the bad news, ransomware coverage is still available to most businesses through major insurance... Find out more »

Strengthening Your Total Rewards Package with Voluntary and Worksite Benefit Solutions

February 14, 2022
Pre-pandemic, organizations of various kinds thought office perks such as coffee bars, ping-pong tables, free snacks and nap rooms were good tools for attracting and retaining a talented workforce. And, to some extent, they may have been. But in a world of remote and hybrid work arrangements,... Find out more »

Diligence, Innovation Keys to Construction Insurance Solutions

February 7, 2022
Step back from all the misery the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, including worker shortages and supply chain disruption. Take a good look at all the insurance challenges a years-long hard market for Property and Casualty coverage has created. Scan the landscape of damage from a multi-year series of... Find out more »