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Save Your Business: 12 Keys to Preparing for a Hurricane

Of all businesses that close down following a disaster, more than 25 percent never open their doors again. While there’s no way to lower the risk of a natural disaster from hurricanes, there are critical measures that can be taken to protect your company’s bottom line from nature’s fury. A disaster plan and adequate insurance …

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Be in the Know: Devastating Reputational Risks

A strong reputation has the potential to be your largest asset, but just one crisis could irrevocably tarnish your image and ruin your business. According to a recent survey from Deloitte, the largest professional services network in the world, 87 percent of business executives believe that reputation is their largest risk area, and only 19 …

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Up in Smoke: The Essentials of Commercial Property Fire Coverage

A fire in your workplace can be extremely costly; in addition to the costs associated with fixing the damages, there is also a good chance that your day-to-day business activities will be interrupted during the repairs. To avoid potential expenses related to workplace fires, it is important that you have adequate fire coverage, which is …

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5 Reasons to Bundle Your Commercial Insurance Policies

While bundling policies is beneficial to insurance carriers, it is also highly beneficial to their customers. Similar to how bundling your personal home and auto policies may give you a discount, bundling your business policies can provide benefits way beyond cost savings. Here are the five main advantages of bundling your policies: Simplified bookkeeping Fewer …

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FMLA and Workers’ Compensation – Your Questions Answered

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state workers’ compensation laws may both cover an employee who suffers a serious health condition while on the job. The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued revised regulations that implement the FMLA. Though the interplay between the FMLA and workers’ compensation leaves was addressed within those …

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Where does your Cyber coverage belong? The CGL vs. Specialized Policy debate

The only way to protect the assets of your business is to carry adequate Commercial General Liability (CGL) Insurance. A CGL policy protects your business from damages caused by bodily injury or property damage for which your business is found to be legally liable. CGL is usually triggered first in the event of a loss, …

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The 4 Reasons for Prompt WC Claims Reporting

The rising cost of claims presents a significant challenge for employers today. However, there is a simple strategy that can significantly reduce your claims costs: report all claims promptly. In fact, the sooner a claim is reported, the lower the cost is likely to be. Beyond cost, reporting claims promptly can help avoid unnecessary conflict …

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