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20 Apr, 2017, 14:14 ET Abundant Commercial Insurance Market Benefits Buyers

A new update from insurance broker Lockton shows abundant capital still remains in the commercial insurance market. Despite low interest rates,...


18 Apr, 2017, 15:44 ET Do you drive your car or does your car drive you?

Autonomous vehicles will slowly become a mainstream form of transportation. While consumers will reap the benefits like less emission and fewer...


05 Apr, 2017, 13:03 ET Grocery Stores Take on More Risk with Dine-In Services

Grocery store takeout and in-store dining is the fastest growing segment in the foodservice industry. Lockton, the world's largest privately held...


31 Mar, 2017, 18:00 ET Lockton to Open Greenville, S.C. Office

Lockton has announced plans to open a new Greenville, SC, office, initially focused on advising clients on employee benefit programs. Veteran...


22 Mar, 2017, 13:37 ET The Consequences of Taxing Healthcare Benefits

As efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) move through Congress, a new survey of Lockton employer clients shows overwhelming...


09 Feb, 2017, 13:50 ET Ruback Offers Fortune 1000 Clients Strategy & Solutions

Lockton has named Amanda Ruback to a newly created position of Senior Vice President and Major Client Strategist in the firm's Chicago operation....


27 Jan, 2017, 12:05 ET Lockton Expanding to Seattle

Lockton will add veteran Seattle insurance and risk advisor Laura Walton as a Senior Vice President on Feb. 13 as part of its expansion in the...


09 Jan, 2017, 13:28 ET Product Recall Expert Joins Lockton

Lockton has hired Caitlin Shea McGrath to serve as Vice President of National Product Recall and Accidental Contamination Risk Consulting. Lockton,...


05 Jan, 2017, 15:01 ET Lockton's Denver Employee Benefits Operation Expands with Benefits Client Service Executive

Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, is pleased to welcome Krista Henry, Vice President and Benefits Client Services...


04 Jan, 2017, 09:30 ET Lockton Opens New Center City Office in Philadelphia

Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced that it has opened an office in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, Pa....


03 Jan, 2017, 13:31 ET Leading With Empathy: How data analytics uncovered claimants' fears

New research from Lockton Companies reveals strong interaction between workers' compensation costs and claimant's fears. Analysis of unstructured...


19 Dec, 2016, 13:51 ET Lockton Elves Take a Look at Elf

Our Lockton Elves are at it again, uncovering risks that can happen around the holiday season. This year they take a look at the movie Elf and...


13 Dec, 2016, 11:49 ET Lockton Market Update Shows Advantage Still With Buyer

A new update from insurance broker Lockton shows it's still a buyer's market in commercial insurance. Major changes have created strong...


07 Dec, 2016, 13:54 ET Lockton's Nashville Office Expands with Surety and Healthcare Experts

Lockton's Nashville office has grown their operations adding three industry experts to help guide clients. Lockton, the world's largest privately...


30 Nov, 2016, 15:08 ET Lockton Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Year-Long Volunteer Commitment

Lockton has kicked off Fifty for 50, a community volunteer commitment in honor of Lockton's 50-year anniversary. Through the campaign, Lockton...


11 Nov, 2016, 10:51 ET Lockton appoints Global Benefits leader

Mike Tyler has been appointed to Head of Lockton International Benefits, as the world's largest privately owned insurance broker continues to see...


09 Nov, 2016, 09:04 ET Lockton Addresses Impact of Trump White House on Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

Preceding Thursday's complimentary webcast, What Now, After the Election?, experts in Lockton Benefit Group just published long-awaited...


07 Nov, 2016, 12:59 ET Employers Concerned About New OSHA Retaliation Rules

Companies are grappling with the nuances of complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new electronic recordkeeping...


02 Nov, 2016, 12:07 ET Lockton Names Sorge and Bierley to New Leadership Roles

Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, has named Mike Sorge and Bobby Bierley to new roles as strategic leaders...


02 Nov, 2016, 11:42 ET Lockton Names Energy Property Leader in Houston

Rene van Winden has joined Lockton as a Senior Vice President and National Energy Property Leader based in the insurance broker's Houston...


24 Oct, 2016, 12:56 ET Lockton Names Clune as Next US President and Chief Operating Officer

Lockton has named Peter Clune to be its next US President and Chief Operating Officer, effective May 1, 2017. He will succeed Glenn Spencer who was...


20 Oct, 2016, 13:56 ET 5 Ways to Ensure Your Food is Good Enough to Eat

About one in six Americans get sick from a foodborne illness every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Lockton wants to help...


19 Oct, 2016, 16:02 ET Lockton Expanding in Florida with Experienced Executives

Lockton is adding three new executives to its Florida operations, expanding its capabilities for clients in employee benefits, risk management, and...


11 Oct, 2016, 09:01 ET Employers Weigh In on Telecommuting, Paid Parental Leave & Other Absence Management Trends

In its third year, Lockton's 2016 Human Resources Trends: A Spotlight on Absence Management survey highlights the many challenges—and...


06 Oct, 2016, 17:00 ET 8 Straight: Lockton Named 'Best Place to Work' for Eighth Consecutive Year

 Lockton Companies has been named a "Best Place to Work in Insurance" for the eighth straight year by Best Companies Group and Business...