5 Ways to Support Your Employee’s Mental Health

Sunday, October 10th was World Mental Health Day. The COVID-19 pandemic has really highlighted the need for understanding mental health in the workplace. Therefore, now more than ever, employees are seeking mental health resources and understanding from their employer. As an employer, there are ways you can begin to support employee mental health: Promote Mental […]

From Behind the Curtain: Q&A with Rosemary Courtney, Technical Accounting Director

Our new Q&A blog series, From Behind the Curtain, provides a glimpse into the lives of the people behind our software. This series features a sit-down with different members of our team who will share unique insights and perspectives about their roles at Visual Lease.   This week, we sit down with Rosemary Courtney, Technical Accounting Director at Visual Lease, […]

Maine Limits Employer Inquiries Into Job Applicants’ Criminal History

Under a new law that goes into effect on Oct. 18, 2021, employers in Maine cannot ask job applicants about their criminal history on the initial job application. However, under “An Act Relating to Fair Chance in Employment,” employers can ask about an applicant’s criminal history during the interview or after the applicant has been […]

Taussig Capital Re aims to bring non-traditional capital to re/insurers

Taussig Capital Re has been launched as a Puerto Rico licensed reinsurance company, with a promise to bring non-traditional sources of capital to insurer and reinsurer clients. Launched by well-known industry executive Joe Taussig, the former CEO of Multi-Strat Holdings and the strategist behind a number of major hedge fund entries into the reinsurance market, […]

3 winning insurance innovations that give us a view of the future

Last week we announced the winners of the Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2021. Every year I’m excited to see the submissions come in. This year we received 460 entries from 289 organizations across 55 countries. That’s an enormous number of innovations and especially impressive for a period when the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted so many… […]

Gallagher Completes Acquisition of India’s Edelweiss Gallagher Insurance Brokers

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Rolling Meadow, Ill.-based broker, announced it has completed its acquisition of Mumbai, India-based Edelweiss Gallagher Insurance Brokers Ltd. Financial details of the transaction, which was first announced in July, will not be disclosed. Gallagher … Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2021/10/18/637742.htm