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For service above and beyond Bill S. of Wellesley presented Kendra Logie with a bottle of wine! We love our clients, we love helping them with their questions and Registry paperwork. Does your broker handle questions and paperwork over the weekends?  D,G does! Kendra is shown with the producer, Tom Skelly of Wellesley.  Tom used his home as a drop off [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:19:58+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Company|Tags: |

High Net Worth Insurance Requirements

High net worth insurance. It sounds like such a simple thing. But, your needs are quite complex. Plus, standard insurance policies issued by the average insurer are not designed to meet your needs. That is why you must look for a more personalized insurance experience to provide the right balance of risk management and insurance protection to meet your unique insurance coverage needs. [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:19:58+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Kevin Malloy of Deland, Gibson- Caribbean 600

Deland, Gibson’s very own risk advisor and avid sailor Kevin Malloy finished in third place at the 10th annual Caribbean 600 Ocean Race. This year, 80 sailboats and over 800 sailors from around the world arrived in Antigua to sail over 600 nautical miles nonstop around eleven of the neighboring Caribbean Islands. Malloy’s crew was also recognized as the youngest team [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:00+00:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Employer Responsibilities in Winter Weather

Snow days were a highlight of winter when many of us were children, but now winter weather presents a host of difficulties for employers. There are safety concerns, OSHA regulations to comply with, potential liability risks, attendance confusion and pay-related issues to address. It’s important to be prepared for all scenarios associated with inclement weather before the weather arrives, and [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:00+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

A Healthcare Revolution

A healthcare revolution is brewing among employers, consultants, providers, PBM’s, Clinics, and even Retailers. It’s an exciting time for the industry, one that has slowly evolved the last 75+ years. How did we get here? Employer-sponsored healthcare spawned from wage freeze in 1942 as a means to “boosting” compensation while avoiding income and payroll taxes. In 1973 Congress passed the [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:00+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

How to Select Risk Consulting Services in Boston

Risk management is just as important for families in the Boston area as it is for businesses. Unfortunately, many businesses and families do not have effective risk management or minimization plans in place – if you have one at all. In fact, you may not even know where to begin. That is where risk consulting comes into play. A Risk Consultant can [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:01+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

A Year in Risk

For many of us, the end of the year is a time to reflect on accomplishments, pertinent events in the world and our in respective industries. Since I am in the risk-management field, naturally I focus on events impacting the profitability of businesses. The top stories of 2017 are cyber risk, reputational risk and workforce risk. Cyber Risk An overwhelming [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:01+00:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Pure Starling Fraud & Cyber Fraud coverage

Our Partner Company, Pure Insurance, has created an innovative policy option in response to the emerging risk of cyber crime. You hear about Target and Equifax but many families and individuals are at risk for losing assets via cyber crime. Here is an outline of “Pure StarlingTM Fraud & Cyber Fraud Coverage”, which can be added to your Pure Homeowners policy. SUMMARY [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:01+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Retaining Top Talent – Finding Stars in the Stars

There is a great line in the movie Hidden Figures when Al Harrison’s character played by Kevin Costner says to Paul Stafford’s character, played by Jim Parsons, “Do you know what your job is Paul?  It’s too find the stars in the stars.”  It’s a great line and very appropriate to consider when retaining talent in your organization. The Total Cost of [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:01+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

How to Handle Workplace Violence

You’ve certainly heard about the tragedy in Las Vegas.  Active shooter training can help.  I went through this training and it makes me feel a little more empowered. Prevention: Some proactive things your organization can do. Conduct effective employee screening and background checks.  Check in with supervisors and create an open door policy to encourage discussion about employees. Employee engagement Create a [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:02+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |