Managing Your Practice

Ontario MPPs Support Electronic Insurance Verification

An electronic insurance verification system aimed at getting Ontario’s uninsured drivers off the road could be one step closer to reality.
MPPs unanimously approved a …

Impact of HST on Brokers

The federal government has sought to harmonize provincial sales taxes with the federal GST for over a decade now— its only success so far …

Canadian risk managers weigh in on U.S. approval of using contingent commissions

The debate over the appropriateness of contingent commissions has been reopened due to a recent Illinois decision that will allow a major insurance …

Forget customer service, customers want speed of delivery

According to tech expert, Steven Frye, the next generation of buyers have already changed the business paradigm and brokers who want them as …

Insurers Slow to Maximize Web 2.0

Insurers are having difficulty trying to maximize the potential of Web 2.0 tools like social networking, online sales and web technologies.
Though they’re making some …

E-apps will save millions: Sinclair

The insurance industry has been left in the dust by virtually all other participants in the financial services sector, as technological advancements …

Life Policyholders Have Strong Insolvency Protection

Clients are probably unaware of the policy benefit protections in place
in the case of insurer failure, if a …

Know Thy Enemy: Recognizing Fraudsters

“Insurance fraud” is a term broadly used for illicit activity
related to either buying or selling insurance. It comes …

An iPhone as Claims Tool? Insurers Look to New Technology

It makes calls, plays your favourite songs and can find restaurants,
but can the iPhone be an insurance claims …

What Do Brokers Want? “Ease of Business,” U.S. Survey Says

Insurers may be competing for broker business with technology, not product
lines, according to early results of a U.S. …

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