Non-Profit

January 11, 2023

5 Trends in Digital Security Transformation to Watch For in 2023

A June 2020 study by McKinsey & Company found that the pandemic has accelerated the digital economy by 7 years. The digital adoption of applications for corporate work, in conjunction with tech solutions for physical security, is not just a temporary fix. These solutions are here to stay. As new technologies and digital solutions transform security operations,...

January 5, 2023

4 Critical Threats Nonprofits Will Face in 2023 — and How to Prepare for Them

Every quarter of society was presented with challenges that began with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the nonprofit sector was no exception. Ongoing economic volatility has placed even more strain on nonprofits as they face greater demand for their services, disruption of operations due to labor shortages and uncertainty over funding. Through it all, nonprofits have...

December 20, 2022

Economic Factors Will Dictate Risk Trends for 2023

While there are varying measurements of what qualifies as a recession, the consensus is that rising interest rates and high inflation will continue to put the financial squeeze on Americans in the new year. In these economic conditions, it’s likely insurance companies will see an uptick in claims related to inflation and the heightened cost...

December 14, 2022

It’s a Wrap: Key Issues Insurers Faced in 2022

Insurers faced some tough challenges in 2022, including a few that threatened their very existence. Astronomical jury verdicts, AI deep fakes, seemingly unending numbers of claims seeking compensation for coronavirus business shutdowns — more than a few industry lawyers spent sleepless nights beating back litigation that targeted the very core of the industry’s stability. Here’s...

December 6, 2022

OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers subject to its recordkeeping requirements to post copies of their OSHA Form 300A between Feb. 1 and April 30 of each year. The OSHA Form 300A, also known as the “Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses,” must be completed by Feb. 1 using data from the...

June 7, 2022

Do Nonprofits Need Liability Insurance?

The answer to the question about whether nonprofits need liability insurance is more than a simple “yes” or “no.” When a group or individual considers purchasing any type of insurance policy, it’s important to think about the reason they need it, and the potential for them to cause harm to someone else, either intentionally or...

May 18, 2022

Why Are US Commercial Insurance Rates Continuing to Climb?

A new report from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) has looked into the impact of inflationary pressures on commercial lines insurance in the US and identified three main drivers of commercial insurance rate increases. “Insurers and agents continue to look for ways to reduce costs while still meeting all obligations to policyholders, but as claims...

March 16, 2022

Security Risk Management Within the Nonprofit Sector

When I was asked to share thoughts about security risk management considerations within the nonprofit sector, I knew I would be remiss if I did not start by acknowledging the existing publications, research and expertise that has been shared on this topic by professionals supporting non-government organizations (NGOs) such as the Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF), Overseas...

March 1, 2022

5 Trending Captive-Insurance Considerations for 2022

If 2020 and 2021 showed us anything, it’s that the unexpected can and will happen — whether it’s a global pandemic, a cargo ship blocking one of the world’s busiest trade routes or a storm creating a widespread power outage. These unforeseen risks are difficult to predict and insure against, which made captive insurance, with its ability...

December 14, 2021

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2021

Each year, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) releases preliminary data to support their latest Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards list at the National Safety Council’s Safety Congress & Expo. With a slight delay in last year’s data release due to COVID-19, the Administration is back on track announcing the new Top 10...