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Run, don’t walk to your current bank or credit union to take advantage of federal grants and loans available through the CARES Act. Here’s all the critical information that you need to know about these relief and recovery programs available to you and your commercial insureds.
With COVID19, the American workforce is confronted with an unprecedented set of circumstances. Our lives and our jobs are at risk, due to a wide-ranging, highly contagious virus. For over 100 years workers comp has protected employees in the workplace – what role will it play in the coronavirus pandemic? Renaissance Alliance workers compensation expert Jon Coppelman takes a look.
Renaissance Alliance Senior Vice President of Agency Recruitment Leanne Ross has worked at home for nearly a decade. She shares what’s she’s learned over the years, offering four concrete tips for maximizing productivity to ensure that you and your insurance agency team hit the ground running.
None of us suspected that on very short notice, our entire operation would be put on remote status for an indefinite period of time. Familiar workflows, processes, and methods of communication will need to be adjusted without the shared space and face-to-face interactions that grease the wheels. Here are 10 tips to help you succeed and build a motivated, productive, and engaged remote agency team.
COVID19: Tech Tools for Your Insurance Agency’s Remote Operations
The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis continues to evolve as a global health concern but as the saying goes, “all news is local.” In this post, we’ve rounded up COVID-19 information, news stories and resources on issues that are likely to have an impact on your agency service and operations. We’ve gathered news and resources in several buckets: Insurance-related issues; preparing your agency for potential disruptions; and reputable sources of information
When hiring new people or evaluating current staff, employers focus on the essential functions of the job, but the list often omits one key essential: safe driving. If your employees are on the road while working, their driving habits really matter. Employers often assume that their good workers are good drivers, but if they are not, the employer may be held accountable under the concept of “negligent entrustment.” Permitting employees with bad records to drive while working can be a huge liability.
Oak Tree Insurance Agency and Reardon Insurance Named as New Members of Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services
Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, the nation’s premier membership alliance for independent insurance agencies, announces that two new independent insurance agencies have joined its New England
You probably have an online LinkedIn profile, but do you also have a company page for your insurance agency? And if so, when is the last time you looked at either? Is LinkedIn an active part of your business-to-business (B2B) social network? While Facebook is a great place to build online relationships within your local community, LinkedIn is a “must” to build your professional image and reach out to commercial prospects.
March Madness is upon us, but not just for basketball: March has a history of being one of the most extreme weather months of the year. Whatever Mother Nature throws our way, the First Day of Spring signals it’s time prep for mud & bud season. Remind your insureds to set clocks ahead and change the batteries for Daylight Savings. Offer tips for home and auto spring cleaning, Get people thinking about prepping motorcycles, bicycles, lawn mowers and watercraft for the change in seasons.
Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, the nation’s premier membership alliance for independent insurance agencies, announces that two new independent insurance agencies have joined its Florida network: The Hagar Group and Bruening Insurance Agency.
As we meet and talk with new agencies, we get questions about the benefits of membership in an agency group. In New England, where Renaissance Alliance was founded, agency networks are a familiar concept, but that isn’t necessarily the case as we meet agents in other states throughout the country. Plus, even for those agents who think they know what an agency group is and what to expect from a group membership, those assumptions can be wrong or dated. It may be time to take another look!