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Business News: Nationwide, ACM, Betterview

Nationwide Cutting About 80 Jobs From Des Moines Office Nationwide Isurance intends to eliminate the jobs of about 80 workers at its Des Moines office as it cuts 1,100 positions across the country. Nationwide spokesman Joe Case says the workers …

Nationwide: Top 10 Commercial Agribusiness Claims

Over the last three years, the top 10 types of agribusiness claims have accounted for more than 50,000 claims received by Nationwide. The U.S. farm insurer, has released the top 10 commercial agribusiness claims received in 2017: Top 10 Agribusiness …

Nearly a Third of Workers’ Comp Claim Payments Due to Construction Falls

Over the past five years, Nationwide processed more than 10,000 workers’ compensation claims due to a multitude of accidents from construction-related businesses. One of the most common — and costly — causes of claims occur when construction workers fall from …

Nationwide Switching to Independent Agency Distribution Model by 2020

Independent agents take note – Nationwide may be on your side. Nationwide on Monday announced its intention to shift to an independent agency distribution model over the next two years. The Columbus, Ohio-based carrier, which provides a range of insurance …

Study Lists 5 Big Data Obstacles and 5 Firms Embracing Analytics

When Professor Raj Venkatesan started teaching marketing analytics at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business more than a decade ago, he had to write his own cases in order to have sufficient course material to teach in the …

Business News: Nationwide, ISO, CLARA Analytics

Nationwide to Hire 1,000 Veterans By End of 2020 Nationwide announced plans to hire at least 1,000 more veterans by the end of 2020. In 2012, Nationwide set a goal to recruit and hire 1,000 veterans. In April, Nationwide reached …

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Byrne-Jones Appointed Director, Casualty Specialty Risks for Crawford & Company Crawford & Company appointed Rowena Byrne-Jones as a director of Casualty Specialist Risks. Byrne-Jones is regularly involved in multi-million pound losses involving multiple claimants, often in the glare of media …

Freedom Specialty Insurance Takes Nationwide Name

Effective today, Freedom Specialty Insurance Company will be rebranded as Nationwide. The change was made to leverage Nationwide’s brand recognition, diverse product offerings and financial stability. According to the Company, customers will continue to enjoy the stability of a Fortune …

Nationwide Raises Minimum Pay Rate to $15 Per Hour

Following in the footsteps of Facebook and Wal-Mart, Ohio-based Nationwide announced it will raise its minimum pay rate to $15 per hour over the next nine months. This change impacts approximately 900 current associates across 25 locations for jobs in …

Nationwide Automates Auto Hail and Dent Repair

Ohio-based Nationwide Insurance has announced a more efficient way to estimate hail damage—Automated Mobile Hail Estimating. The program was piloted last year after a catastrophic event and will be rolled out across the country as an optional service in the …