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UK: Aviva launches New Thinking book to help advisers
9/29/2014 8:52:16 AM
On the 6th October 2014, Aviva is set to launch its third New Thinking business book, aimed at helping advisers connect with their ‘sandwich generation’ clients. Written by one of the UK’s leading behavioural scientists Professor Paul Dolan, and best-selling business author Steve Martin, the book presents two behavioural science techniques –  MINDSPACE  and  The   SMALL …
GIC to join the Carlyle Group as joint strategic investors in RAC
9/25/2014 1:15:05 PM
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to become a co-shareholder in RAC. Following the transaction, Carlyle and GIC will jointly own a majority stake in the business with RAC management holding the remaining shares. The investment is expected to be completed by the …
Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Name 22 College Football Players to the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®
9/24/2014 11:55:51 AM
Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The 22 players honored with this distinct recognition have not only dedicated …
Cigna and HSA Bank Team Up to Deliver an Exceptional Consumer-Directed Health Care Experience
9/23/2014 4:15:44 PM
Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) will be teaming with HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A., to administer Cigna Choice Fund® health savings accounts (HSA). Cigna’s health savings account funds have been administered by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., which has agreed to sell its HSA administration business to HSA Bank for an undisclosed amount. The transaction …
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
9/22/2014 3:22:40 PM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, celebrates its San Diego, California laboratory’s 12th anniversary. For more than a decade, EMLab P&K has been serving the community throughout San Diego County with mold and asbestos analysis. In the past twelve years, the San Diego laboratory has …
Aviva to sell its stake in Spanish joint venture CxG Aviva for €287 million
9/19/2014 11:04:14 AM
Aviva plc (“Aviva”) announces the sale of its holding in its joint venture CxG Aviva to Novacaixagalicia Banco (“NCG Banco”)1, for €287 million (£226 million) in cash. The transaction results from a decision by the Arbitration Tribunal in Madrid issued today, which concludes legal proceedings between Aviva and NCG Banco. The Tribunal has determined a breach by NCG Banco of …
Allianz repositions its commercial P&C business in the United States
Allianz repositions its commercial P&C business in the United States
9/18/2014 1:23:47 PM
The Fireman’s Fund commercial property and casualty (P&C) business will be integrated into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the global corporate insurance company of Allianz. The integration further strengthens the Allianz brand in its US commercial P&C business. This move follows the 2009 transfer of the Fireman’s Fund Marine business to AGCS, …
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies slated to hire nearly 1,000 people by end of year
9/18/2014 10:01:36 AM
Progressive plans to fill nearly 1,000 jobs across the country by the end of 2014. Positions include IT, Analyst, Call Center, Claims and Corporate roles and span locations from Austin, Texas to its headquarters in Mayfield Village, Ohio. The news comes on the heels of Progressive’s ranking on Glassdoor’s List of Top Companies for Culture & Values , as well as its fifth …
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
9/17/2014 6:27:02 PM
Wake Forest, NC – Trusted Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness …
SureVest Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign in Collaboration with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in Charlotte, NC
SureVest Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign in Collaboration with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in Charlotte, NC
9/17/2014 3:29:51 PM
Charlotte, North Carolina – With a new charity campaign in the Charlotte, NC area, SureVest Insurance Group has teamed up with the local Susan G. Komen Foundation to support education, screening and treatment services for breast cancer patients in Mecklenburg County and the twelve surrounding counties. To support the efforts of this remarkable organization, donations can be …
Corey Hinson & Associates Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to Impact Early Literacy in York County
Corey Hinson & Associates Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to Impact Early Literacy in York County
9/17/2014 3:21:46 PM
York County, SC – With a new charity program in York County, SC, Corey Hinson & Associates has teamed up with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to provide low-income children and families with reading and other educational resources to help stimulate developmental reactions. According to the experts at those organizations, the first 5 years of a …
ICW Group Wins Novarica Research Council Impact Award for its Agent Portal
9/17/2014 1:18:23 PM
ICW Group Insurance Companies , a leading national multiline property and casualty insurer based in San Diego, is the winner of a Novarica Research Council Impact Award. The prestigious industry award recognizes ICW Group’s successful portal and underwriting workstation expansion using the FirstBest Underwriting Management System (UMS) for the company’s workers’ compensation …
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
9/16/2014 7:02:24 PM
Laredo, TX – Duterte Insurance Group in Laredo, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
New Affordable Care Act tools and payment models deliver $372 million in savings, improve care
9/16/2014 4:43:57 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have improved patient care and produced hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for the program. In addition to providing more Americans with access to quality, affordable health care, the Affordable Care …
Kerry Washington Joins The Allstate Foundation to Spotlight Finances As A
Kerry Washington Joins The Allstate Foundation to Spotlight Finances As A "Weapon of Choice" Used by Domestic Violence Abusers
9/16/2014 8:48:06 AM
Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and advocate Kerry Washington has joined with The Allstate Foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence and the critical role that financial abuse plays in domestic violence situations. Washington is serving as the national ambassador for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, the signature initiative that gets Americans motivated …
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
9/15/2014 6:10:26 PM
Peachtree Corners, GA – The Dykes Agencies in Peachtree Corners, GA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
9/15/2014 3:27:22 PM
Cape Coral, FL – With a new charity program in the Cape Coral, FL area, The Provisor Group has teamed up with the Cape Coral Caring Center to support local families in need, providing them with food items. With Thanksgiving approaching, The Provisor team wants to ensure the families in need in their community will be fed and have a reason to be thankful on that special day. …
Canada: Privacy breaches can affect any business. Are you protected?
9/15/2014 11:11:39 AM
With recent headlines announcing privacy breaches at some of the world’s largest financial and consumer-facing companies, Aviva Canada, one of the country’s leading providers of home, auto, recreational vehicle, group and business insurance, is emphasizing the need for businesses of all scopes and sizes to ensure they are protected against the legal ramifications of a privacy …
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
9/12/2014 7:33:00 PM
Eugene, OR – Blain Insurance Group, in Eugene, OR, announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
9/12/2014 4:14:58 PM
Washington County, MD – Campbell Insurance and Investments, in Washington County, MD announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with …