Brokers, here’s how to choose an intermediary

Mar 2018

Working with an expert wholesale intermediary who can service a range of markets and niches is a real game change for insurance brokers. For brokers, knowing they have an experienced and specialized professional on the end of the phone or email helps create peace of mind. Working with a top level ...


D&O and E&O: important weapons in every broker’s arsenal

Mar 2018

While the importance of professional liability and E&O insurance has been realized by most Canadian organizations for some time now, knowledge around D&O products has taken longer to seep into the national consciousness. Most large multinational corporations have been well versed in the ...


Insurance requirements for security services

Mar 2018

Security services industry insurance is designed to encompass a wide range of coverage requirements from security guards, private investigators, alarm installers and monitoring stations, to CCTV installation, sprinkler contractors and fire alarm services. Security guards have also seen a lot of ...


Avoiding getting physical

Mar 2018

Security service companies tend to have a higher exposure to incidents involving physical confrontation due to the nature of the business. Although South Western Group does not provide cover for very high risk clients such as bouncers or guards at liquor establishments like bars and nightclubs, it ...


Benefit of decades of experience

Mar 2018

Although there is lots of business for insurance brokers in the security services marketplace, you need a key formula that works for the benefit of the insured, as well as the knowledge to tackle a diverse market becoming oversaturated with providers like alarm installers. South West Group has ...


Clearing the air on pollution

Mar 2018

Although pollution liability remains largely misunderstood by many commercial enterprises, it should be a priority for any organization that operates with or near natural resources. “Pollution Liability may be confusing to some of our clients,” said Trisha Teoh, senior underwriter, South Western ...


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