This year has been filled with a multitude of both challenges and victories. Every year is different but in 2020 we have had to deal with more change than normal. The business world is evolving quickly, and risk management has been changing along with it. In 2021, a resilient and resourceful approach to risk management will be front and center as businesses navigate the “work from home” landscape, deal with the effects of the pandemic, and change the insurance market for years to come.
In these challenging economic times, having a lower TCoR can not only give a company a competitive edge, but also improve its bottom line by affording it the ability to pursue opportunities their peers may not be able to.
As part of any effective risk management program, the quantification of the Total Cost of Risk (“TCoR”) is an important number to focus on.
This article focuses on how Workers Compensation (“WC”) costs contribute to a company’s TCoR and, specifically, how the Experience Modification (“X-MOD”) factor works and can be managed.
We take TCoR seriously in our risk advisory practice as having a TCoR that is lower than a company’s peers gives that company a competitive advantage in, both, how it conducts its business and the opportunities it can pursue.
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Three Questions for Managing Principal, Albert Sica, of The ALS Group
For the last 12-18 months commercial insurance rates have been rising and many business leaders are ill-equipped to either understand why or what they can do about it. Recently, this was captured in a good article in The Wall Street Journal and we thought we would explore this a bit more.
Business leaders often rely on a broker, whose primary role is to “sell” insurance to guide them through a complex mix of their company’s exposures, insurance policy language (including exclusions) and what can be done to, both, mitigate risk and the cost of coverage. Understanding the financial impact of a risk on a company’s balance sheet or earnings statement and what can be done to protect against that uncertainty is key to complex questions it is now essential to explore.
Topics: business, Insurance, Risk Mitigation, The ALS Group, Total Cost of Risk (TCoR), catastrophic loss,, what is total cost of risk, total cost of risk definition, total cost of risk analysis, total cost of risk insurance
As the Hospitality industry continues to experience growing activity amidst a strong economy, there are, inherently, challenges that must be continuously addressed and improved on to ensure customers keep coming back. Identifying challenges and solutions to those challenges is one aspect of avoiding pitfalls, but an often overlooked perspective is the risk(s) to which those challenges could, ultimately, lead.
There are industries that entail managing insurance compliance among large numbers of vendors/contractors, which challenges even the most organized firm to manage the compliance properly. If done right, it’s a process which requires diligence and specialized knowledge:
Topics: Compliance, Construction, Contracts, Coverage Review, Enterprise Risk Management, Indemnity, Real Estate & Development Risk Management, Risk Mitigation, Third-Party Risk, COI Compliance, certificate of insurance, total cost of risk analysis, total cost of risk insurance