Christopher Gardner, on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 @ 12:04 PM
Kit Merker, on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 @ 12:02 PM
It's a normal human tendency to stay optimistic and believe that you are immune from disaster. We say, "that'll happen to other people, I'll hope for the best and focus on my day-to-day activities."
On our recent webinar, “Risk Management Best Practices for Retail”, we sat down with Joe Hardy, a veteran of risk management in retail, to get his thoughts on where the industry is going. As always, Joe’s answers were extremely valuable and we decided to compile the interview portion of the webinar into a blog post.
Mid-market is the most profitable and coveted segment, and therefore the most fiercely competed over. Medium-sized companies have the same problems as Fortune 500 companies, just on a smaller scale.
The problem lies in risk solutions; these solutions don't scale and small companies are unsure of where they can turn for help. As a result, medium-sized businesses do not benefit fully from risk management.
Insurance brokers deal with these companies every day, sharing advice on one important aspect of risk: their insurance.
Brokers specialize in helping these same companies use broader risk management resources, tools, and services. If the brokers do not provide risk management services, others will: accountants, lawyers, and OHS and WCC consultants. Insurance brokers should talk to their clients and prospects about risk management in a way they understand.
Craig Rowe, on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 @ 16:10 PM
We aren’t technically in a recession (that we know of), but it’s not looking good!
Troubled economic times make your clients and prospects price shop; that increased competition is the icing on the cake for brokers who are also struggling with the economy. A slight change in approach can go a long way toward growing brokerage revenues and weathering the economic storm.