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PolicyWire offers agents the latest industry news, best practices and tools they need to remain informed, serve their clients and stay ahead of the competition. If you are interested in receiving the latest news from PolicyWire, subscribe to our blog by completing the form on the right. 

March 20, 2018

Promoting Workplace Safety with Loss Control

How Loss Control Management Can Help Avoid Workplace Injuries

Protecting a company’s most valuable asset – its employees – is of utmost importance. Promoting workplace safety to help reduce employee injuries and expensive claims is one way to help keep your workforce healthy and productive, and keep your premiums down.

Loss control is designed to help prevent or reduce the possibility of a loss, or to help reduce its severity if one does occur. Keep reading to find out more about how loss control professionals can help create a workplace safety plan to aid in reducing accident risks and workers’ comp claims.


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March 13, 2018

3 Effective & Affordable Marketing Strategies & Tips for Your Small Business

Promoting and positioning your small business is a never-ending endeavor. Sometimes a heavier marketing effort makes sense, such as when the business first opens or during the holidays. Even strictly seasonal businesses cannot afford to go completely dark during their off-peak time. To remain relevant and successful in today’s hyper-competitive and crowded marketplace, it’s important to stay top-of-mind, both online and off. 

Categories: affordable marketing for small businesses , effective marketing for small businesses , cost effective marketing strategies

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March 6, 2018

Three insurance claims scenarios every agent should share with their insured

Insurance companies come across all kinds of claim scenarios. In this article, we will discuss three different scenarios and the coverages that apply (or may not apply) to them:

  • Slip and fall incident
  • FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Commission) investigation
  • EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) charge

These serve as great insurance claim examples to share with your clients of situations they may come across, and could help identify an exposure or a gap in coverage they might have.

Categories: Workers' Compensation , Financial Institutions , EPLI Coverage

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March 1, 2018

7 Simple Ladder Safety Tips [Infographic]

According to the American Ladder Institute, over 300 people die each year in ladder-related accidents, while thousands of others suffer disabling injuries. Whether you are working at a job site or simply taking care of your to-do list at home, keeping safety at the forefront of your mind can help avoid a serious injury or even death.

Categories: Loss Prevention

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February 27, 2018

Insurance Audit Process 101

Simplifying the Audit Process Discussion with Insureds

Picture this scenario – you just received a call from your client stating that a premium auditor contacted them looking to schedule a visit to perform a premium audit on their recently expired workers’ compensation policy

Categories: Agent Resources

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February 20, 2018

Types of Business Insurance Coverage at AmTrust

AmTrust is the third largest writer of workers’ compensation coverage for small businesses in the United States, according to SNL Financial’s 2016 Workers’ Comp market share report. While workers’ comp is largely what we are known for, our product portfolio contains a wide array of different coverages to suit the needs of our agents’ small business clients.

Categories: Agent Resources

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