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How To Protect Your Home Before You Leave On Vacation

How To Protect Your Home Before You Leave On Vacation

Protect Your Home Before You Leave On Vacation Getting away this Summer? When you leave your house for a long period of time you are leaving it vulnerable to theft, accidents, or damage. To best prepare your house for your vacation, consider these home safety tips before departing. A few minutes can go a long way in preventing any unexpected occurrence or possible insurance claims: House Sitter: Ask a trusted friend, relative or neighbour to keep a watchful eye on your home while you’re away. It is very important that your house is checked for insurance reasons especially if you are away for more than 2 weeks in a row. Mail Deliveries: Cancelling regular deliveries, like putting a temporary hold on newspaper deliveries, will reduce the amount of attention your house receives while you are gone. Canada Post offers a…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – July 2019

Live Well, Work Well – July 2019

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s issue discusses camping and sunscreen tips. Going Camping? Here’s the Rundown of What You Need to Know As the temperatures rise and the days become longer, many Canadians will head out on camping adventures. Whether you’re a seasoned camping pro or new to the activity, it’s always a good idea to review camping safety tips. Don’t Forget to Pack the Essentials Before setting out, it is important that you remember to pack things like fresh water, food, a first-aid kit, matches, insect repellent, extra clothing and a waterproof tent. Think Twice Before Pitching Your Tent It’s important to carefully consider where you’re setting up camp. Avoid low-lying areas that could flood during a…read more →

How To Recognize When Your Strategic Plan Needs Updating

How To Recognize When Your Strategic Plan Needs Updating

How To Recognize When Your Strategic Plan Needs Updating Information provided by Mentor Works How do you implement your company’s strategic plan? How closely aligned are employees with the broader mandate of your company? When was the last time you did a pulse check to see where strategic deliverables stand? Business leaders should ask themselves these questions regularly, but many are so caught up in the ongoing demands of their roles that they don’t effectively manage a strategic plan. One challenge to sustainably growing a business is the continual development and maintenance of a strategic plan. While most businesses say they have a strategic plan in place, or they’re following a mandate, or they know their objectives, the reality is that most people don’t reflect on how these plans align with the day-to-day situation of the company or how they’ve…read more →

Benefits of Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Benefits of Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Benefits of Equipment Breakdown Insurance Companies need working equipment to operate efficiently and generate revenue. In fact, many organizations rely exclusively on a few pieces of specialized equipment to run their entire business. Following a breakdown, major losses can occur, and many organizations turn to equipment breakdown insurance. This is one of the most important parts of a manufacturer’s protection, as we see more claims from equipment breakdowns than other risks such as fire or water damage. Equipment breakdown coverage is designed to protect a company’s mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, production and computer equipment from unexpected breakdowns. These policies also provide coverage for explosion, electrical problems (arcing, sparking, surge) as these perils are not covered by your regular property insurance. An interruption of business usually goes hand in hand with equipment failure so it’s critical that these risks are specifically addressed….read more →

International Marketplace Insights | July 2019 Edition

International Marketplace Insights | July 2019 Edition

International Marketplace Insights | July 2019 Edition Events, developments, and opportunities in the international marketplace. We occupy a unique position in the international risk management and employee benefits marketplace, and have the ability and resources to help you globally. We provide our clients exclusive access to a dedicated, in-sourced international department, effectively on their payroll and fully integrated within their operations, acting as an extension of their team. Our network provides access to more experience, technical resources, and innovative industry expertise. We are able to provide direct local involvement worldwide and strengthen insurer relations, providing regional knowledge and expertise as well as regulatory compliance. Please contact us at 1-800-661-1518 if you have any questions or concerns regarding international insurance. Recent Successes: Arranged servicing for an admitted General Liability policy for an oilfield equipment company in Western Canada. Placed a local Business Automobile policy in St….read more →

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