From Behind the Curtain: Q&A with David Johnson, Senior Director of Engineering at VL

No software platform is successful without a smart, integrated technology team.   At Visual Lease, our Technology  team houses our Engineering and Cloud Operations groups. These teams are committed to providing the best user experience for our clients, and improving the platform along the way. From building application features to troubleshooting internal and production defects, the Technology […]

Immediate right to request flexible working set to be introduced

How is this policy expected to differ from the one currently in place? Original source: https://www.hrreview.co.uk/hr-news/strategy-news/immediate-right-to-request-flexible-working-set-to-be-introduced/137862?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=immediate-right-to-request-flexible-working-set-to-be-introduced

Progressive to get reinsurance recoveries on hurricane Ida loss

The Progressive Corporation has reported that its excess-of-loss reinsurance program will reduce its gross exposure to hurricane Ida, a catastrophe event that the insurer says has driven reported and IBNR losses of $510 million in the aggregate across the US Gulf Coast and Northeast. Progressive said that included in its August results are $341.9 million […]

Ask Larry: Can My Wife Take Social Security Spousal Benefits Now While I Delay Till 70?

Today’s column addresses questions about eligibility for spousal benefits, what being born after 1/1/1954 means for spousal benefit eligibility and working while receiving disability benefits. Original source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kotlikoff/2021/09/19/ask-larry-can-my-wife-take-social-security-spousal-benefits-now-while-i-delay-till-70/

2021 P/C Underwriting Profitability May Be Hampered By CAT Losses, Social Inflation,Triple-I/Milliman Predict

By Loretta Worters, Vice President, Media Relations, Triple-I Property/casualty insurers are projected to have less-than-stellar underwriting profits in 2021, according to a forecast released today by the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) and risk-management firm Milliman. Sean Kevelighan, Triple-I The forecast – presented in a members-only webinar, “Triple-I /Milliman Underwriting Projections: A Forward View,” moderated by Triple-I CEO Sean Kevelighan – projects a […]

Allianz add-on class actions to be combined

Two class actions against Allianz Australia over add-on insurance sold through car dealerships are set to be combined following a Victorian Supreme Court decision this week…

No Injuries as 4.3M Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

A small earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area Friday night, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. There weren’t any immediate reports of major damage or injuries. The magnitude-4.3 quake struck shortly after 7:58 p.m. and was centered near Carson, … Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2021/09/19/632486.htm

Opinion: Why we can't look away from the Murdaugh saga

Opinion: Why we can’t look away from the Murdaugh saga Money, power and so much death — the saga of the Murdaugh family is still unfolding, and it’s no wonder so many Americans are gripped by it, writes Jill Filipovic. Read More…