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Scheduled Versus Blanket Limits for Commercial Property Insurance

Commercial property insurance is an essential form of coverage for any organization. Such a policy can provide much-needed financial protection if an organization’s commercial building or its contents are damaged or destroyed by covered perils (e.g., fire, theft, vandalism, wind and lightning). Specifically, this coverage can help reimburse property repair or replacement expenses when these…

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The Value of Business Interruption Insurance

When organizations face large-scale disasters or other unexpected losses, ensuring business continuity is often a top priority. Yet, various losses may make it challenging for organizations to avoid operational disruptions or temporary shutdowns. In these instances, even brief closures can carry costly consequences. That’s where business interruption (BI) insurance can help. Also known as business…

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Differences Between Traditional and Cyber Business Interruption Policies

When organizations face large-scale disasters or other unexpected losses, ensuring business continuity is often a top priority. Yet, various losses may make it challenging for organizations to avoid operational disruptions or temporary shutdowns. In these instances, even brief closures can carry costly consequences. Fortunately, that’s where business interruption (BI) insurance can help. BI insurance can…

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Cheating on Employee Drug Tests Hits All-Time High

Employees tried to cheat on workplace drug tests six times more often in 2023 than they did in 2022, but even the cheating couldn’t lower detected use from the highest level of the last 20 years, according to the testing service Quest Diagnostics. The percentage of tested workers found to be using drugs remained at…

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The Value of Employment Practices Liability Insurance

In today’s increasingly litigious society, stakeholders are holding organizations more accountable for their poor decisions and wrongdoings, whether actual or alleged. When these incidents involve certain employment actions or contribute to a hostile work environment, they may result in costly lawsuits, ultimately leaving impacted organizations with significant legal expenses. Fortunately, that’s where employment practices liability…

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Addressing Small Business Talent Challenges

Employers of all sizes continue to face attraction and retention challenges. Successful efforts to win over workers can require significant time and carry high costs, but failing to attract talent or losing existing employees is particularly costly for small businesses. Unfortunately, small businesses often don’t have the excess resources to invest in attraction and retention…

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Workplace Safety Committee Assessment Checklist

Safety committees help organizations prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. However, managing an effective committee takes effort, planning and coordination. This assessment checklist is designed to assist your organization in auditing their workplace safety committees to ensure they run smoothly and foster a strong safety culture. Click to download our free checklist: Workplace Safety Committee Assessment…

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Debunking 5 Common Cybersecurity Myths

Also known as IT security, cybersecurity refers to the act of safeguarding internet-connected systems, critical data and other digital assets from potential cyberthreats—threats that may attempt to exploit sensitive information, steal funds or disrupt normal business operations. In other words, cybersecurity consists of the strategies implemented to help protect people, processes and technology from cyberattacks…