Highlighting News, Trends and Best Practices in Risk Management and Property & Casualty Insurance

Changes in EU Data Protection Plan Laws

Posted by Rachel Smith on Nov 12, 2015 9:50:57 AM

Decision to Reject Current EU-US Safe Harbour Provisions

 With the recent rejection of the EU-US Safe Harbor provisions by the European Court of Justice, EU regulations on data privacy are changing.  If you do business in the European Union, it's important that you are prepared.

Sarb Sembi of STORM Guidance has written an informative article on the implications of the new courtdecision and how to remain legally compliant in your EU operations.  

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For Questions on International Insurance Issues, Please contact Ironwood's International Practice Leader, Timothy S. Blanco, CPCU, CIC.  d: 912-650-2806 tblanco@ironwoodins.com 

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Topics: Property&Casualty, WBN, International Bulletin, Insurance, Insurance Brokerage, EU

Ironwood Insurance and Employee Benefits Services Welcomes Russell Gorman

Posted by Rachel Smith on Oct 20, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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Ironwood Insurance Services announces the addition of its newest commercial lines account executive, Russell Gorman

Russell brings ten years of property & casualty insurance experience to the Atlanta-based commercial Insurance and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm. 

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Topics: Property&Casualty, PressRelease, New Hire

Ironwood Insurance Services Welcomes Sean Mitchell as Client Executive

Posted by Rachel Smith on Sep 10, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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Ironwood Insurance Services is pleased to announce the addition of its newest Property & Casualty Insurance and Risk Management Client Executive, Sean Mitchell.

 

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Topics: Property&Casualty, PressRelease, New Hire

Ironwood Expands Its Presence into Charlotte, North Carolina.

Posted by Rachel Smith on Sep 2, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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Ironwood Insurance Services Expands Its Presence into Charlotte, North Carolina with the Hiring of Industry Veteran, Rick Frederick.

Ironwood builds upon its industry- leading Private Equity Practice with the addition of Rick Frederick as a new Senior Vice President. Rick’s experience enhances the practice’s service offerings with unique Energy and Power Generation expertise.

 

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Topics: Property&Casualty, PressRelease, New Hire

UK's Insurance Premium Tax to Increase

Posted by Rachel Smith on Aug 12, 2015 7:00:00 AM

 

Effective 1 November 2015, standard rate of the UK’s Insurance Premium Tax will increase to 9.5% from 6.0% on new and renewal insurance policies. The higher rate of tax remains at 20%.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, WBN, International Bulletin, Insurance, Insurance Brokerage

Ironwood Insurance Services Welcomes Judy Podratsky, CRIS, as Account Executive

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jun 29, 2015 11:44:00 AM

Ironwood Insurance Services is pleased to announce the addition of its newest Property & Casualty Insurance and Risk Management Account Executive, Judy Podratsky.

Ironwood Insurance Services is an Atlanta-based brokerage firm specializing in serving businesses in the areas of risk management, property and casualty insurance, employee benefits and custom HR solutions. Committed to offering nationally competitive resources with a strong local service team, the firm has grown significantly since its founding in 2007.

It is with great pleasure that Ironwood announces Judy Podratsky, CRIS, has joined the firm as Account Executive. Judy brings extensive expertise in property & casualty placement, client and company relationships and account management with an emphasis on wholesale, manufacturing, real estate and construction risks. She gained her brokerage experience in Atlanta while employed with Sterling Risk Advisors and most recently, Willis Insurance Services of Georgia.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, PressRelease, New Hire

Ironwood Insurance Services Welcomes James C. (Jim) Goodwyne, CIC,CRM

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jun 17, 2015 7:00:00 AM

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Ironwood Insurance Services announces the addition of its newest commercial lines account executive, Jim Goodwyne.

Jim brings twenty-nine years of industry experience to the Atlanta-based commercial insurance and employee benefits consulting firm.

 

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Topics: Property&Casualty, PressRelease, New Hire

New OSHA Reporting Requirement

Posted by Rachel Smith on Dec 8, 2014 7:00:00 AM

NEW OSHA REPORTING REQUIREMENT

Effective January 1, 2015 new reporting rules take effect for severe injury and illness under OSHA.  Under the new rules, all workplace fatalities must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours of the accident and all work related hospitalizations, amputations and loss of an eye within 24 hours. The previous requirements only required reporting when there was a fatality or three or more workers were hospitalized in the same incident.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, Insurance, Insurance Brokerage, Alert, OSHA, Risk Management

Winter Advisory

Posted by Rachel Smith on Dec 1, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Winter is here and it is time to dust off and update your contingency plans in the event of cold and inclement weather. Severe weather is not limited to Northern cities as was proven last year with several events occurring in the Southeast and Midwest. With some preplanning and by utilizing a simple checklist, you can minimize the impact of bad and threatening weather conditions. Ironwood is available to answer any questions you may have concerning preplanning or additional risk resources.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, Insurance, Advisory, Winter, Inclement Weather

Worldwide Broker Network™ Adds Ironwood Insurance Services

Posted by Rachel Smith on Oct 31, 2014 7:00:00 AM

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SAN MATEO, CA/ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 --

Worldwide Broker Network™ today announced that Ironwood Insurance Services has become the 98th partner firm in the WBN Network of independent insurance brokers and employee benefits consultants. WBN has members in 101 countries on 6 continents, as well as 8 Associate Member firms providing a wide range of related services.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, WBN, International Bulletin, PressRelease, International Insurance Brokerage