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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. 

September 18, 2018

What is Inland Marine Insurance?

The concept of Inland Marine insurance may be hard to wrap your head around, especially since the terms “marine” and “inland” seem to contradict each other. So what does inland marine insurance cover and how can agents help their clients understand how it protects their business from liability?

Categories: Business Owner's Policy

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September 13, 2018

Help Minimize Flood Damage from Hurricanes and Storms

Each year flooding causes severe damage to many homes and businesses across the US. Just last year, NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) said the US experienced a historic year of weather and climate damage.

Categories: Loss Prevention

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September 11, 2018

Register for free webinar on preparing for digital & technology innovation in the insurance industry

Are you ready for what the future holds for the commercial insurance industry? Technology continues to be a growing force that is rapidly changing how we do business, and agents who embrace and learn these new advancements will be in the best position to help their clients be successful and capitalize on opportunities.

Categories: AmTrust News , Agent , Industry News

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August 27, 2018

More employers are offering paid parental leave benefits

More companies are offering paid parental leave benefits than ever before. In fact, a recent study from the Society for Human Resources Management found that more than 1 in 3 U.S. employers offer paid maternity leave beyond what is required by law.

Categories: Disability Benefits , New York Paid Family Leave

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August 22, 2018

AmTrust Recognized as a Top Insurance Workplace

NorthCoast 99 (NC 99) and Insurance Business America have both recognized AmTrust Financial Services as a top workplace for the insurance industry for 2018. This is the second year in a row NC 99 has recognized AmTrust for this achievement.

Categories: Life at AmTrust , AmTrust News , Industry News

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August 15, 2018

The Aging Insurance Workforce

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 65-and-older population will almost double over the next 30 years, reaching 88 million by 2050. Workforces are aging quickly, and the insurance industry in particular is especially affected by this.

Categories: Technology , Agent Resources , AmTrust News , Agent , Industry News

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