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An employer’s guide to offering identity theft protection coverage to employees

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Identity theft protection (ID theft protection) is one of the fastest-growing benefits offered to employees today. But like many offerings that are relatively new to the market, employees may not fully understand how it works or what features such as … Continue reading →

The asset manager’s guide to assessing and evolving culture

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Many people hear the word culture and shrug – it’s a vague term explained by equally ambiguous words such as “philosophy,’’ ‘’ethos,’’ ‘’values” and “DNA.” As an investment manager focused on the concrete – portfolio returns, peer performance, due diligence, … Continue reading →

Beyond pension schemes: Employers can play a key role in guiding employees toward a secure retirement

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In Asia, personal savings have often been reserved for immediate or short-term needs, such as having children or planning a wedding. Saving for the long-term, and specifically, for retirement, was rarely thought of — particularly in societies with extended family … Continue reading →

Expansion has its challenges: Realizing the risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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The cornerstone of Chinese foreign policy provides domestic businesses with an opportunity to expand into new territories and develop new products and services. But there are dangers lurking within the possibilities. It’s a maxim in the insurance industry that with … Continue reading →

Employer options for health insurance may expand with new rules on health reimbursement arrangements

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If employers could give employees tax free money to buy health insurance on their own, how many would do so? We’re about to find out. Late last month, the Trump Administration proposed regulations expanding health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). The new rule … Continue reading →

Eight key considerations for chief risk officers now that strategic planning is over

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Business planning for most insurers wrapped up a few weeks ago. For a chief risk officer (CRO) these sessions offer a key opportunity to share insights on the risks companies may face in the coming year, provided they have a … Continue reading →

Does your HR portal provide your employees with a 5-star experience?

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When you travel, you want an enjoyable experience where you stay. And when you find a place you like (or don’t), it’s not uncommon to tell people about it on sites like TripAdvisor or Yelp. When you think about it, … Continue reading →

Cyber ranks highest among directors’ concerns in a crowded field

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Hot off the press, our latest Directors’ Liability Survey and review of the legal and regulatory landscape affecting directors and senior executives makes for fascinating reading. This is the sixth collaboration between Willis Towers Watson and international law firm Allen … Continue reading →

5 cyber insurance trends to watch in 2019

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What will cyber insurance buyers face in the coming year? Here’s a snapshot of the top five trends to watch, based in part on our 2019 Insurance Marketplace Realities Report: Cyber risk. 1. Pricing will remain stable, and capacity will … Continue reading →

Do design professionals have a fiduciary relationship with their clients?

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The question of whether a design professional is a fiduciary to their clients has been tested over the years. A recent movement has raised this question again that, if successful, would have broad legal implications for licensed design professionals. It’s … Continue reading →