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Sugar Substitutes and You | Live Well, Work Well

Sugar Substitutes and You | Live Well, Work Well

Celebrate World No Tobacco Day by Learning About Smoking Cessation According to experts, smoking kills over 480,000 people every year. Few people would disagree that smoking is hazardous to their health, yet millions continue to take part in this unhealthy habit. The most recent data from Statistics Canada shows a decline in Canadian adult smokers, but an estimated 4.9 million still smoke cigarettes. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1.1 billion adults worldwide smoke cigarettes. The tobacco epidemic is so pervasive that the WHO supports World No Tobacco Day, held annually on May 31. In honour of World No Tobacco Day this year, take some time to learn about the benefits of smoking cessation and how you or a loved one can get started on the journey of quitting smoking. Quitting Smoking Smoking can cause immediate bodily damage and…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – April 2020

Live Well, Work Well – April 2020

OVERCOMING LONELINESS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC   As public health officials work to slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), many have recommended social distancing and self-quarantining. Most provinces across the country have issued orders for people to stay at home unless it’s essential they leave, and some employers have had to send employees home or ask them to work remotely. While these actions can help slow the spread, they can have negative effects on your mental health. What Is Loneliness? While the words may sound alike, loneliness and being alone are not the same thing. Loneliness is a subject that has been studied for a long time in psychological literature. Loneliness can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and dementia. According to experts, loneliness and social isolation can be as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes…read more →

We Are Here For You

We Are Here For You

We Are Here For You Dear Valued Clients:   It is important for you to know that we have been closely monitoring the ongoing nature of events related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our employees, clients and our community continue to be of utmost importance. Much planning and consideration has been underway and at this time, would like to share some of the protocols and preventative measures that we have implemented to date.  As it relates to our business continuity preparedness, we have been taking a number of pro-active steps to ensure the dedicated teams at the Lawrie Insurance Group are well equipped to handle the ongoing servicing needs of your insurance during this time of uncertainty.   Please know that our business continuity preparedness plan is now in place to allow us to operate and service the needs of…read more →

A Message to Our Clients

A Message to Our Clients

It is important for you to know that we have been closely monitoring the ongoing nature of events related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our employees, clients and our community continue to be of utmost importance. Much planning and consideration has been underway and at this time, would like to share some of the protocols and preventative measures that we have implemented to date.  As it relates to our business continuity preparedness, we have been taking a number of pro-active steps to ensure the dedicated teams at the Lawrie Insurance Group are well equipped to handle the ongoing servicing needs of your insurance during this time of uncertainty.   Please know that our business continuity preparedness plan is now in place to allow us to operate and service the needs of clients with as little disruption as possible. This includes…read more →

How to prepare your company for the potential impact of the coronavirus

How to prepare your company for the potential impact of the coronavirus

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization and most firms are not prepared for the potential prolonged impacts on staff welfare, operations, supply chains and the broader economy arising from a globally-spreading infectious disease. Organizations should carefully plan their response to the coronavirus to ensure they are prepared for the potential impact of the outbreak. Planning ahead rather than acting reactively will speed up recovery, cut response and reduce strain on senior management time. We can assist your organization with developing claim management protocols As your trusted resource and partner for Commercial Insurance and Risk Management, We can assist your organization with developing claim management protocols that establish clear roles and responsibilities for personnel inside and outside the organization. or call 1-800-661-1518 A four-step action plan is recommended to…read more →

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