What Is a Risk Retention Group?

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Due to the 1985 hard insurance market, Congress passed the Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986. The act allowed the authorization to purchase group insurance programs for specific liability exposures. This made it much easier for members of a particular group or industry to establish alternative risk financing alternatives, such as Captives, SIR’s, and Risk Retention Groups (RRGs).

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Topics: Construction Risk Management, Alternative Risk Financing

What You Need to Know About Self-Insurance Programs

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When it comes to risk financing for Contractors, there are a variety of methods that can be used to fund “hazard” losses. From Large Deductible Programs to Captive Insurance Programs, and more. One method for Contractors might want to consider is a Self-insurance Program. Before you do, here are 6 facts of what you need to know:

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

The Process to De-Risking Your Business

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The goal of having a Risk Management Plan in place is to minimize your company’s risk. This protects you, your company, and your employees.

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

Risk Management Benefits

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Implementing a sound Risk Management program for your construction firm is necessary. Protecting your Business Risks, Strategic Risks, Financial Risks, and Hazard Risks is crucial to creating longevity for your company. When you have a solid Risk Management program, not only are you providing your company with the best protection possible, but you are actively caring for your employee as well.

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

3 Factors That Affect Your Insurance Premium

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Have you wondered why your construction company is paying $X for your insurance premium while another firm is paying $Y? An insurance premium is the amount you pay your insurer for your insurance policy. An insurance company will use a variety of factors to determine how much to charge their insureds for their premiums. Let’s take a look at a few basic factors that affect your insurance premium.

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

5 Steps to Implementing a Proper Construction Insurance Program

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With your insurance program’s term coming to an end, you might be starting to think about your upcoming renewal. It might seem easier to stick with the status quo and renew the same program, with the same Broker. However, before you do that, check out our 5 steps to implementing a proper construction insurance program.

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

Crisis Management Planning for Your Construction Company

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In this ever-changing climate, it is critical to be prepared ahead of time for events like liability claims, major accidents, community crises, environmental hazards, and negative media attention.

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Topics: Safety, Construction Risk Management

Mid-Year Financial Planning Check-In

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With the middle of the year and the end of the 2nd Quarter quickly approaching, as a construction firm Owner, make sure you are reviewing your financial statements. The best way for your construction company to grow is to have a clear picture of your finances.

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Topics: Surety Bonding, Construction Risk Management

3 Ways to Master Your Construction Company's Financial Health

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When it comes to growing your construction company, we often associate success with money. The more money we make, the more successful our company. One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is master your financial health. When you have a clear picture of your finances, you’re able to identify your company’s strengths or weaknesses.

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Topics: Surety Bonding, Construction Risk Management

5 Methods On How To Manage Construction Risk

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Risk is everywhere. As a construction Owner, you have had to navigate your risks and exposures in the office and on the job site. Unfortunately, maybe some of those exposures have led to expensive losses and have forced you to reevaluate your risks. Luckily, when it comes to any type of risk, there are 5 basic methods on how to address your risk:

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Topics: TSIB Community, Construction Risk Management