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What your agency needs to know about paid leave requirements in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) creates requirements for private employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide emergency paid leave to employees in two coronavirus-related circumstances: Sick leave and expanded FMLA leave. We offer links and resources to help you know your obligations.
How do you convert a successful sales process based on one-to-one meetings into a virtual insurance sales process? Two of Renaissance Alliance’s top experts in growth and sales offer tips and recommendations in this short video.
COVID19: Insurance executive perspectives about navigating the coming months in your insurance agency
We reached out to five CEOs of key carrier partners – top regional and national property and casualty insurers. We wanted to take their pulse on what the COVID19 crisis might mean to the industry going forward, particularly the personal lines and the small commercial segments. Here’s what they had to say.
There’s no shortage of advice for remote tech tools to manage your insurance agency as you work from home during the coronavirus disruption. Check out some of Michael Freilich’s recommended favorites.
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.