Insurance Journal Headlines

  • Victor Launches Lloyd’s Syndicate 2288; Frances Named Active Underwriter
    Victor Insurance Holdings, managing general underwriter, has received approval from Lloyd’s if London to establish Victor Syndicate 2288 and commence underwriting effective January 1, 2020 with stamp capacity of £57m, supporting a business plan…
    - 16 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 1:09pm -
  • Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – South Central: Hotchkiss Insurance
    The Hotchkiss Way Excellent client service, emphasis on fundamentals, culture of giving back, focus on employee well-being, sound financial management, and a bright prospect for the future. Those are just a few of the many positives the employees of…
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:55am -
  • Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – Midwest: The Bulow Group
    The Bulow Group (TBG) in Tinley Park, Illinois, has a motto: “When other agencies are all going in the same direction, we choose to go in a different direction.” To Mike Bulow, who with his brother, Tom Bulow, owns TBG, …
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:48am -
  • Ohio’s DSW Shoe Warehouse to Pay $40K to Settle Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    Columbus, Ohio-based national shoe retailer, DSW Shoe Warehouse Inc., will pay $40,000 and furnish equitable relief throughout the stores in its Midwest Great Lakes Region (including Michigan and Ohio) to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit filed b…
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:42am -
  • Credit Ratings of Illinois’ National Fire and Casualty Downgraded
    AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bbb+” from “a-” of National Fire and Casualty Co. (NFC), based in Chicago. The outlook of these ratings remains…
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:41am -
  • Georgia Cemetery Workers Accused of Stealing, Selling Memorials
    Two Georgia cemetery employees have been charged with stealing dozens of bronze memorial markers and selling them at a recycling center for about $300,000. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to complaints that markers were disappearing f…
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:37am -
  • Utility Fined $145K for Submitting Inaccurate Info About Tennessee Nuclear Plant
    Federal regulators have fined the nation’s largest public utility $145,000 for submitting incomplete and inaccurate information on a backup system at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission notified the Tennessee Valley Autho…
    - 23 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:34am -
  • Group Warns Climate Regulations Could Disrupt Investment Strategies
    Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3 trillion off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers, an investor group warned in a report. Rules aimed at lowering …
    - 24 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:00am -
  • Why ‘Victorian’ HR Policies That Try to Ban Sex Won’t Work-Viewpoint
    Mark Wiseman, who was seen by many as a likely heir to BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, is now out of a job. The details we have are scant. In a memo, Wiseman explained: “I am leaving BlackRock …
    - 24 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:00am -
  • Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – West: Snapp & Associates
    That phrase “you can’t be all things to all people” has been tossed out the window at Snapp & Associates Insurance Services. Accurate and regular salary reviews. Room for growth. Good leaders who don’t micromanage. A welcoming environment, an…
    - 24 hours ago, 10 Dec 19, 6:00am -

Canada Insurance News

Insurance News