Funeral Directors Insurance for Death Care’s Changing Landscape

Feb 2022

Over the past century, Canadian funeral customs have changed dramatically. A century ago, families would wash and dress the bodies of their deceased loved ones, the local carpenter built a simple pine box for the casket, and burials took place in the church cemetery. Today, dealing with death is largely outsourced in Canada. The Canadian funeral industry has grown into a multibillion-dollar business that offers high-end products and services ranging from chemical embalming and cremation urns to burial vaults and burial vaults and expensive burial urns.


"Meat and Potatoes" Still Make Up the Core of SWG's Coverage

Feb 2022

For independent brokers, there are multiple benefits to working with a managing general agent (MGA) in today’s hard market. As insurance markets become more challenging and drive insurers away from riskier classes of business, MGAs are in a prime position to pick up the slack. But South Western Group Limited (SWG) wants brokers to know that it understands the fundamentals of insurance as well.


SWG PL Protects Accountants, Bookkeepers, and Tax Professionals During Tax Season and Beyond

Feb 2022

Tax season is fast approaching. As accountants, bookkeepers, and tax professionals prepare for the busy season, now is a good time to ensure that they have adequate insurance coverage.


Yes, SWG PL Even Covers Market Researchers

Jan 2022

Market researchers evaluate the feasibility of a new product or service, through conducting research directly with potential consumers. By using this method, organizations can discover their ideal market, collect and document opinions, and make informed business decisions. Marketing agencies with expertise in this process can help companies who are unable to conduct their own research.


Risks for Public Relations Professionals in the Age of Social Media

Jan 2022

Public relations professionals analyze, develop, and implement communications and promotion strategies and information programs, publicize events and activities, and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses, governments, and other organizations. In general, they work for consulting firms, advertising agencies, corporations, associations, governments, nonprofits, museums, galleries, public interest organizations, and other organizations, or they may be self-employed. These agents include entertainment, literary, and sports agents.


Claims Submissions Made Easy

Jan 2022

SWG strives to provide the best technology and human expertise when handling claims. As such, International Programs Group (IPG) has joined forces with the London market of SCM Insurance Services, a third-party administration company. IPG is one of North America's leading TPA providers with offices in Canada and the United States. The company is fully staffed to handle claims of all types, and provides claims services to MGAs, Lloyd's syndicates, domestic insurers, and self-insured entities. IPG offers a full range of claims services as your claims department. IPG's offices are staffed with Senior Examiners and qualified Desktop Examiners, who are dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of our clients.