Risk Management: Preventing Catalytic Converter Theft

June 28, 2021
A relatively simple and inexpensive step or two can prevent catalytic converter theft and a resulting insurance claim, saving you money, time and a whole lot of inconvenience. Around the nation, tens of thousands of vehicle owners wish they’d taken preventive... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Making Work More Effortless and Supporting LGBTQIA+ Professionals

June 21, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you’ll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free... Find out more »

Legal Alert: Requiring, Incentivizing or Asking About Employees’ COVID-19 Vaccine Status

June 9, 2021
As the United States continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19, vaccinations of the most high-risk Americans have begun. To date, there are three vaccines, one from Moderna, one from Pfizer, and one from Johnson & Johnson, that are available on a limited basis, with distribution being... Find out more »

Alera Group Cohort Achieves Cornell D&I Certificate

June 8, 2021
Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced a cohort of six employees achieved the Diversity & Inclusion training and certification through Cornell University’s Diversity & Inclusion virtual program. This initiative was sponsored... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Combatting Burnout, Summer Reads and More

June 7, 2021
I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Based on feedback from our readers, we'll be pivoting from a weekly to an every other week cadence for our wellbeing resource blogs. We hope that these articles continue to help leaders across the country equip their employees with powerful, and holistic,... Find out more »

IRS Provides Additional Guidance on COVID-19-Related DCAP Relief

On May 10, 2021, the IRS released Notice 2021-26, which provides additional guidance on relief authorized under in the Consolidated Appropriations Act , 2021 (CAA), the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and previous IRS guidance issued in Notice 2021-15.  Specifically, IRS Notice 2021-26... Find out more »

Women-led Boston Benefit Partners, LLC Joins Alera Group

June 4, 2021
Alera Group, a leading financial services and risk management company, today announced the acquisition of Boston Benefit Partners (BPP), a health and welfare consulting and brokerage firm providing client insight, in-depth analysis, strategic planning and thoughtful execution of employee benefit... Find out more »

Trucking Insurance: Information Paving a Way Out of Hard Market

June 2, 2021
After years of bad news about insurance for the trucking industry, insurers and truckers alike may have reason to feel bullish about the remainder of 2021. The source of optimism can be summed up in one word: information. Nuclear verdicts in liability lawsuits – the No. 1 cause of the hard... Find out more »