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Property and Casualty Commercial Insurance 2017 - A Good Time to Re-Examine Strategies
Property and Casualty Business Insurance Outlook for 2017Property and casualty insurance experts say that insurance rates are likely to remain about the same, and perhaps even go down a little in some areas. Depending on how aggressive insurance carriers are going after new business, 2017 rates will probably be comparable to 2016.
Employee Benefits in 2017 - Change is coming - How will it affect you?
Employee Benefits Outlook for 2017It’s probable that most employers won’t see big changes in 2017, but warn that they will need to work closely with their brokers and carriers to stay informed and plan for changes in the future.
Updated OSHA Silica Standard aims to Keep Workers Safe
Learn about the new OSHA silica standards.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its Silica standards recently, in an effort to curb lung cancer, silicosis, and other chronic pulmonary diseases by limiting employees’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
Even with an uncertain future new fiduciary rule has changed retirement plans
 Read about what is affecting the commercial property and casualty insurance outlook for 2016.New regulations are set to go into effect that could significantly change the way employers oversee company-sponsored retirement plans. The changes reflect a broad push by the Department of Labor to ensure that investment advisors and plan fiduciaries are working in the best interests of consumers.

Congress Passes Law Explanding Use of HRAs by Small Employers
On December 7, 2016, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act (“Cures Act”), an omnibus measure that includes the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act (“Relief Act”), which significantly expands small employers’ options for providing health coverage.