May 12, 2020
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Considerations to make your restaurant patrons feel safe

As a restaurant operator you know the importance of keeping your establishment clean.  You regularly disinfect surfaces and food-prep areas to avoid contamination and the spread of germs and have hand washing policies in place.  However, with the rise of the novel virus COVID-19 you may be wondering how you can make your patrons feel safe in your establishment. 

Apr 29, 2020
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Water Damage: an increasing risk to high net-worth homes

When you think of the top causes of home damage what comes to mind? Fire, hurricanes, extreme weather? Chances are water damage isn’t very high on your list of concerns. However, water damage comes in with a staggeringly high frequency of reported claims, just after hail, making it the 2nd most reported cause of loss.  It also peaks the top 3 for severity of damage and is in 1st place for single largest payouts.

Mar 19, 2020
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Ideas for small business during the corona virus crisis.

Social distancing is a great way to help slow the spread of the corona virus.  Unfortunately, it can have a great impact on local businesses also as people choose to self-quarantine rather than going out to shop, eat, and socialize.

Here are some ways you can help entice customers to your small business:

Jan 8, 2020
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Insurance Resolutions

Every year millions of people make resolutions at the beginning of the year of ways they are going to improve their lives. Commonly these revolve around diet, exercise, business and lifestyle. While we are big supporters of all positive change, adding a few Insurance Resolutions to the list is a smart choice. Here are 5 Insurance Resolutions to observe in 2020.

Dec 17, 2019
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A Happy Holiday starts with Safety

The Holidays are a time when friends and family come together in celebration. Memories are made that last a lifetime. Help make sure those memories are joyful by following these simple safety tips:

Nov 26, 2019
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Food Safety - A Successful Dinner Party starts with safely prepared food.

When family and friends get together food is almost always a must have. It nourishes our bodies, delights our pallets, and brings us together.  But food is not without its risks.  It's easy to get frazzled with all the planning that goes into hosting a dinner.  Here are some tips to help keep everyone safe and healthy at your next food-centric event.

Jul 23, 2019
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Independent Contractor or Employee - What's the difference?

Mistaking an employee for an independent contractor could be a costly mistake – and it’s not exactly up to you to decide. Whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor will depend on the facts and circumstances of the situation, not the label used by the employer. Since employees are, in general, more expensive to hire due to employee benefits, and unemployment compensation contributions, there is preference for employers to misclassify employees as independent contractors.

Jun 20, 2019
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Distracted Driving Policy

Does your business have a distracted driving policy? We often think of distracted driving as a personal insurance problem, however, if an incident occurs while an employee is doing their job - such as driving to meet a client, to the bank, or to make a delivery - your business might be left holding the bill. On average distracted driving costs employers $72,000 per non-fatal incidents. As an employer, it's important to create, implement and monitor a Distracted Driving Policy.

Not sure where to start? Here are a few basics you can include in your policy:

Jun 13, 2019
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How safety aware are you?

June is safety awareness month! Follow these tips to raise awareness of risks in your home, business and surrounding areas.