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Benefits of Business Interruption Insurance

Benefits of Business Interruption Insurance

Benefits of Business Interruption Insurance Continuity is critical in business, and there are few things more important than continuous revenue and cash flow, particularly for small to medium-sized organizations. In fact, just one brief business interruption can be incredibly costly for an organization, often leading to serious reputational damages or long-term closures. That’s where business interruption insurance can help. This form of coverage provides protection against a variety of common interruptions, including natural disasters, equipment damage and vandalism. The following are some other major benefits of business interruption insurance: Revenue. In the event of a disruption, business interruption insurance provides coverage for income your business would have earned during a closure period if it had been operating normally. Rent or lease payments. Even if your premises are unusable following a disaster or other event, many leases still require that you…read more →

Your Home Insurance Renewal Checklist

Your Home Insurance Renewal Checklist

When your home insurance renewal notice comes in the mail, do you file it away and let your coverage remain the same, year after year? You’re not alone. But it’s unlikely that you’re in the same position today as you were when you first bought your policy — and that renewal notice is a great reminder to think about how your needs may have changed, whether or not your existing coverage is still enough, and new ways you could be saving money on your insurance. When you receive your next renewal notice, consider these five factors before just filing it away. 1. Don’t miss out on discounts. Did you know you could qualify for discounts on home insurance if you’ve recently paid off your mortgage or installed a home security system, a monitored smoke detector, a sump pump, a backwater valve, or a new…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – June 2018 Edition

Live Well, Work Well – June 2018 Edition

High Blood Pressure: A Potentially Deadly Danger Hypertension, commonly referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which resting blood pressure is consistently measured at 140/90 or greater. This pressure causes your heart to strain, damages blood vessels and negatively affects vital organs. Over time, high blood pressure can increase the risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney failure. There are several factors that put people at a greater risk for developing high blood pressure: A family history of high blood pressure Obesity and inactive lifestyles Smoking Stress Low potassium levels Excessive alcohol consumption While high blood pressure can be dangerous, it is typically preventable through lifestyle changes, including: Limiting salt, fats and alcohol Eating healthy foods Being physically active Experts recommend that those with diagnosed hypertension have their blood pressure checked frequently.     Beware of Online…read more →

International Insurance Newsletter – June 2018 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter – June 2018 Edition

The world is a complex place and you have a lot to worry about. It is critical that you have the confidence that the insurance broker you choose has the ability and resources to help you globally. We are an authorized Globex International Group Broker Partner in 130 countries around the world. You can depend on us to assist you with all your International Insurance requirements. As your trusted resource for International Insurance Compliance and Risk Management, you can count on us to find the right solutions for all insurance challenges outside of Canada. Please contact us at 1-800-661-1518 or click here if you have any questions or concerns regarding international insurance. Recent Successes: Placed a standalone General Liability policy in Australia with a limit of AUS$20m for a wholesale distributor of automobile wheels. Bound General Liability policies for three resorts in St Maarten on…read more →

International Insurance BREAKING NEWS – Brazil Strikes

International Insurance BREAKING NEWS – Brazil Strikes

Brazil Strikes Brazil is facing one of the worst strikes in its history, caused by the pressure of truckers Unions against the rising cost of fuel, which has doubled in cost. Because Brazil’s heavy reliance on road transportation, this strike has had a major impact on the entire country’s logistics infrastructure and several key highways have been blocked for days, resulting in a virtual halt to deliveries of fuel, food, medicine and other vital supplies. While the government has announced its acceptance of some of the truckers’ demands, it has not been enough to end the strike. Further compounding matters, Petrobras employees and distributors announced a 72-hour strike commencing May 30. The resulting losses in the Brazilian economy are projected to reach billions of dollars and could take months to recover. Globex and our partner brokers in the region are…read more →

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