Residual Market rates may dip mid-year thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau just filed proposed cuts.
Score advice and help on developing and sustaining a successful social media presence for your agency.
The state Senate this week confirmed Jessica Altman, who has been serving as acting commissioner since late last summer.
Leverage the Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s efforts to advance and improve the private flood insurance market by requesting inclusion in their online consumer resources.
Learn how to hold premium funds and agency operating funds properly in a common bank account and how to retain interest on the funds you invest.
Compare your agency to the nation’s top-performing agencies. The Best Practices Study offers insight into a range of data, including producer success rates and compensation structures.
A new study suggests widespread flood risk, as the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program faces a March 23 reauthorization deadline.
Stay compliant with federal employment laws or chance higher civil penalties. Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act are among those with increased penalties.
Agencies that “share” employees (think: a cluster or a partner with whom they formed another entity) are in the middle of a liability tug of war … again. The National Labor Relations Board overturned its joint employer criteria last month.
Many members received a non-compliance email this week from the NY Dept. of Financial Services. If you hold a license in New York, are you next?
Young agents: Save the date for the third annual Futures Conference, Sept. 25-26 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford, PA.
AgentPAC – IA&B’s state-based political action committee – helps agents’ collective voice to be heard in Annapolis.
Delaware employers may no longer ask job applicants – or their current or former employers – about compensation history.
A new survey of midsize and large insurance agencies and brokerage firms finds a sunny forecast for organic growth within the industry.
The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation recently provided guidance for Maryland’s new Healthy Working Families Act, which took effect earlier this month.
Avoid the hassles and expense associated with a lapsed license. While the Department of Insurance stopped issuing reminder notices, Delaware resident license renewals are still due by the end of February of every even year.
Signing an application for a customer (even at the customer’s request) can trigger some surprising – not to mention long-lasting and widespread – repercussions.
Don’t let state lines trip you up when it comes to licensing. Understanding what constitutes a “home state” and when a new resident license is necessary can help you avoid licensing violations.
On the heels of the Feb. 1 loss cost change (per the “Protz” filing), workers’ compensation rates will rise again as of April 1.