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About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

Returning to Offices After COVID-19

The last few months have been full of uncertainty. Now that things appear to have turned the corner, restrictions are easing and businesses and organizations are preparing to reopen. But returning to offices after COVID-19 itself can seem like a daunting task. A return to normal operations is crucial, but so is managing risk in these uncertain times.

It’s important to be organized.

June 8th, 2020|Franchise, Legal, Small Business|

Common Inventory Risks and How to Combat Them

Carrying inventory is at the heart of your business, but comes with significant risk. Inventory dealers make significant financial investments to make sure customers get the goods and services they need how and when they expect them. To ensure customer satisfaction and the profitability of your operation, it’s important to manage your exposures properly. Here’s how to recognize common inventory risks and

May 27th, 2020|Franchise, Small Business|

Spring and Summer Driving Tips

Many drivers are happy to trade scraping windshields and snowy roads for spring showers and longer days. But spring and summer weather also present several hazards for drivers. After a long winter, it’s easy to forget just how dangerous the roads can be this time of year, so here is a new list of spring and summer driving tips. 

Spring Driving Tips

Pack Shades

May 27th, 2020|Franchise, Non-Profit, Small Business|

Hiring Professionals for Landscaping vs Using Volunteers

As plant life springs back to life, you’ll need to find someone to do the yard work, gardening, mowing and tree-trimming this summer. Like many, your nonprofit might be weighing the pros and cons of hiring professionals for landscaping versus using volunteers. With volunteers, you could save on budget while engaging the local community. But landscaping and horticultural labor does carry the

May 27th, 2020|Non-Profit|

The Benefits and Risks of Social Media for Franchisees

Like their customers, businesses are spending more and more time online. Many franchisees now depend on social media, with more than half of franchisees saying it’s one of their top lead generation marketing channels. Social media is also a key tool for offering promotions and handling customer service.

Still, franchisees report there are both benefits and risks of social

May 27th, 2020|Franchise|

Tips for Texting and Emailing Clients for Financial and Legal Professionals

Like most people, many financial and legal professionals are rarely more than arm’s length from their cell phone. Taking a call on the go, pecking out a quick email or sending a text are the lifeblood of modern business communications. Yet email and text communications with clients may pose a substantial exposure. These tips for texting and emailing clients can help you

April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Your Guide to Working with Vendors

For modern businesses and organizations, working with vendors is key. Specialized vendors help increase efficiency, meet the needs of customers and communities and positively impact growth and economics. Yet working with vendors also involves challenges, such as the need to manage risk and minimize exposure.

The right level of insurance protection for both you and the vendor is key, so that both parties

February 28th, 2020|Financial, Franchise, Small Business|

How Safety Signage Can Protect Your Small Business

The difference between a normal day at the office and a trip to the emergency room could come down to a simple “wet floor” sign. Experts note it’s difficult for customers and employees to take the necessary safety precautions around hazards without a sign. In fact, OSHA has found a link between safety signage and accident occurrence. To protect your small

December 9th, 2019|Small Business|

Top 2019 Cyber Security Risks

Cyber security risks are a threat today’s organizations can’t afford to ignore. According to cyber security experts, system access, customer data, business credentials and communications are all vulnerable. Plus, an attack can damage trust and harm your business.

It pays to stay ahead of hackers by knowing what to watch out for and how to protect yourself and business. Here are five of

November 22nd, 2019|Small Business|

Which Fire Suppression System Is Right for Your Business?

As a small business owner, you hope you’ll never get a call in the middle of the night about a fire at your business. But if so, don’t you hope the damage will be minimal?

Along with a quick response by first responders, the right fire suppression system can make all the difference. Yet things have come a long way from the standard

November 15th, 2019|Small Business|