Dear brokers, dear partners, 6 weeks ago, I was taking the lead of APRIL, in the middle of the summer. Since then, how many messages of strong support and encouragement ! I really want to thank you for that. They demonstrate the dynamism and the loyalty of our broker network and partners across Canada. APRIL is […]
APRIL has appointed Sébastien GABEZ as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of APRIL Canada Inc. Sébastien GABEZ’s role will be to implement the mission to accelerate the business momentum of APRIL Canada Inc. in the property market by shifting the focus of the society on strong value-added lines, and by incorporating a sustained innovation […]
When your landlord customers suffer a fire or major water damage on their rental property, their tenants can’t live in their home until it’s repaired possibly leaving them without any rent coming in for months. But they still need to pay their rental mortgage, taxes and utility bills. Now it is possible for your clients […]
APRIL Canada has been protecting insureds with residential insurance for over 10 years. Through this we have built a wealth of experience on these risks. We have used this to pull together some recommendations on how insureds can minimise their risks to have the best possible experiences. With cutting edge AirBnB insurance since its […]
What should a business do in case of a cyber attack? Here are 4 considerations a business should think about if it is in the unfortunate position of suffering a hit. 1. Privacy – You must start with privacy. Who has been affected by the breach? Which data is compromised: client, vendor or employee data? […]
I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce myself and the Apollo Syndicate in general to APRIL’s broker audience through the newsletter. Apollo Syndicate 1969 commenced trading in January 2010 with the primary aim of building a first class privately owned underwriting platform operating at Lloyd’s. Since formation, Apollo has grown from an original […]
Cyber Insurance is still misunderstood. APRIL Canada’s broker panel discovered that 44% of brokers sell Cyber Insurance to most of their clients, however 18% haven’t even started trying to sell it. ‘Next to Earthquake coverage I think the most talked about but least purchased coverage of today is Cyber Insurance” states Karen Roller, Underwriting Director […]
APRIL Canada’s priority is to give you, our broker partners, the best service delivery possible. To enable this, through building closer and stronger relationships, we decided to invest in strengthening our business development team across Canada. Let us introduce our new dedicated Business Development Team: For Québec : Laurent Sayada, Sébastien Gabez and Bertrand Rouault […]
Who is ArgoGlobal? ArgoGlobal, part of the international Argo Group, manages Lloyd’s Syndicates 1200 and 1910. We have cooperated productively with APRIL for many years, working together to provide flexible, innovative, and secure products which help our mutual broker-partners meet their customers’ needs efficiently and smoothly. What is new about our partnership? To reach […]
A leader within the Lloyd’s market for more than 80 years, Atrium is unrivalled in underwriting and claims expertise. Having a worldwide presence with offices in Canada & the U.S. our network reaches much further than the Lloyd’s building in London from which we are based. Over the years, Atrium has built a reputation of […]
For insurance brokers, a move is a good time to talk to policyholders and adjust the protections included in the insurance policy. When making a big move, policyholders want to know: BEFORE MOVING 1. Should my insurer be told about a move, even if I’m renting? Whether you are a tenant or owner, it is […]
APRIL Canada, the largest independent MGA in Canada, revealed exciting insights it obtained about the MGA market through an online survey carried out recently. The survey, carried out by the independent Montreal based market research agency, Callosum, revealed how brokers choose their MGA partners and the key attributes they look for from an MGA. […]
While the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union in the near future may seem like a relatively localized problem, its economic impact has reverberations worldwide, and likely will continue to do so for some time to come.
This summer again, many Canadian homeowners will rent their home or apartment on a short-term basis through platforms such as AirBnB or HomeAway. Short term rentals have become more and more popular among property owners, but few landlords measure the actual risks involved: theft, property damage, personal liability. That is why we’re delighted to offer our […]
Today is 1st April, the beginning of an important month for APRIL Canada, and the date where, in many countries, people participate in April Fools day.The 1st April is known as the day of creating elaborate pranks or hoaxes to fool others. Over the years, there have been many elaborate and fantastic hoaxes perpetrated on […]
During the month of April, we are saying “thank you” to our broker partners for their support. You can earn reward gifts based on the amount of new business that you place with APRIL this month.Starting at just two new policies bound in the month of APRIL, you will automatically be rewarded with aBluetooth Speaker. […]
Seasoned small business owners across Canada likely know full well the value of continually monitoring their insurance needs to ensure that the policies they control are keeping up with their actual needs.
Across Canada, there are many construction firms of various sizes who may deal with issues from time to time related to pollution.
Across Canada, millions of property owners may now be considering getting in on the fad of renting to temporary visitors through services such as Airbnb.
Each year, plenty of contractors all across Canada take on jobs both large and small, and some of them may come with some amount of environmental risk.
In the U.S., there has been a slow but steady adoption in recent years of so-called “usage-based” auto insurance that involves vehicles being tracked electronically. In theory, this allows consumers who are relatively safe drivers – those who don’t speed, avoid stopping short, and generally drive more defensively – to reduce their auto insurance costs […]