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Schaumburg, Ill., (Dec. 13, 2016)- Assurance- a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage- has been named number one for the sixth consecutive year in Business Insurance maganzine's annual Best Places to Work in Insurance list.  The last four years the company has been honored in the medium-sized category (250-999 employees). The award commends employers for creating an outstanding workplace culture. 

Assurance is a firm believer of happy employees equal happy clients. This is demonstrated through their impressive employee benefits and perks. Business Insurance highlighted their corporate giving program, Assurance Caring Together (ACT), which continually ranks at the top of employee surveys. which continually ranks at the top of employee surveys. This year, Assurance has donated monetary funds to 44 charity partners and volunteered 1,866 hours of time. Some recent volunteer events include:

The insurance brokerage also received notable mentions of their shared success program, where employees are financially rewarded for reaching annual goals set by senior leadership. Over the last few years, goals have focused on revenue and new business, as well as wellness, continued learning, appreciation and recognition of the corporate mission.

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual feature presented by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free, two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies was published in Business Insurance and online at BusinessInsurance.com.

About Assurance
Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6  ,000 businesses and individuals across the country. The company is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL with centralized office locations in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Visit Assurance at http://www.assuranceagency.com.

About Business Insurance
Business Insurance is the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their business. With information for risk managers, benefits managers, insurers, brokers and other providers of insurance products and services, Business Insurance delivers in-depth analysis on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful programs, market intelligence on trends, and guidance on how to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges.

About Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group works with partners to establish “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, state-wide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.