Solving Risk Puzzles in a Complex World

Lenore Staats

Insurance professionals in the surplus lines sector are busy. Busy adapting to a changing business world during COVID-19. Busy adapting to a changing property/casualty market where standard lines insurers are steadfastly shedding undesirable accounts. Busy adapting to a market that is increasingly digital. And busy multiplying their numbers of accounts and premium volume.

While many U.S. businesses continue to lag, the surplus lines insurance industry is experiencing significant growth.

The flow of business into the surplus lines channel is up 20% or more over last year, according to Timothy Turner, chairman and CEO of RT Specialty, Ryan Specialty Group’s wholesale

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Gavin Newsom backs ‘split roll’ initiative to raise property tax on businesses

Lenore Staats

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday endorsed a ballot measure to increase property taxes for large businesses, arguing it will bring needed revenue to schools and local governments.

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The so-called ‘split roll’ measure, Proposition 15, would change a 1978 law that bases California property taxes on purchase value. If voters pass the initiative in November, business owners with more than $3 million in commercial property would be taxed on current value. That would raise property taxes for many businesses.

The ballot initiative would not change property tax assessments for homeowners. It’s projected to raise billions of dollars a year

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Trainerize Launches Apple Watch App for Personal Training

Lenore Staats

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since its inception, Trainerize has been on a mission to make fitness accessible—and with their newly-released Apple Watch App, they’ve progressed to a whole new phase of accessibility. Fitness businesses and personal trainers can now deliver coaching straight to their clients’ wrists, transforming the way wearables are utilized in personal health and wellness routines.

Through its mobile app, Trainerize has always offered convenient, communicative, on-the-go personal training for worldwide users. Now, with the launch of the Apple Watch App powered by Trainerize, iOS users can take on-the-go to the next level

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Business Intelligence (BI) Vendors Market Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 12.1% by 2027|Microsoft Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc., Tableau Software

Lenore Staats

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 03, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Research Nester released a report titled “Business Intelligence (BI) Vendors Market – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027” which also includes some of the prominent market analyzing parameters such as industry growth drivers, restraints, supply and demand risk, market attractiveness, year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth comparisons, market share comparisons, BPS analysis, SWOT analysis and Porter’s five force model.

The term “Business Intelligence” is defined as a superset of software as a service (SaaS) enterprise applications,which converts unstructured raw data and structured data

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