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Hand Tool Safety for Members and Volunteers

If you have projects scheduled for your organization this year, it’s important to have hand tool safety practices in place when power tools are in operation.

Whether you’re building garden beds, volunteering in the community, designing parade floats or fixing things up around your facilities, power tools can expose your organization to many potential safety hazards.

Make sure your organization’s leaders and members work

May 13th, 2022|Non-Profit|

How to Report a Claim: The Claim Process for Lockton Affinity

Insurance isn’t like most products you buy — your policy might stay “in the box” quite a while before you need it. With such a big gap between your purchase and needing access to your insurance, it may be hard to remember how to report a claim. Luckily, the claim process for Lockton Affinity is easy.

If an incident occurs and you need

May 13th, 2022|Small Business|

Password Security: The Recipe for Better Cyber Safety

Food and beverage sector businesses are increasingly experiencing disruptions, not only from the pandemic, but from hackers as well. Cybercrime is at an all-time high in many industries, and with fewer security controls, food-based businesses are facing more than their fair share.

Password security is your best recipe for cyber safety, protecting all your data, devices and systems from unauthorized

April 20th, 2022|Franchise, Small Business|

4 Tips for Texting Clients for Lawyers

Texting can help facilitate scheduling, reminders and quick communications, while also giving clients a positive impression that you’re friendly, accessible and committed to providing the best legal representation.

However, texting clients may pose a substantial exposure for attorneys. If you text with your clients, it is important to consider these four factors to manage your risk:

1. Immediacy

According to communication studies, 95% of texts

April 6th, 2022|Legal|

Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Safety

It’s hard to believe, but spring is just around the corner. Now’s the perfect time to consider seasonal maintenance and spring cleaning before hotter weather arrives.

Being proactive and keeping your organization’s facilities in good condition is smart. It not only benefits the longevity of your property, it also improves safety for employees, members and visitors.

Here’s a list of seasonal maintenance and spring

March 23rd, 2022|Non-Profit, Small Business|

10 Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

If it’s your first time shopping for insurance for your business, insurance terms can be a real stumbling block. Even for old pros, a fresh perspective on a familiar topic can help you better understand what really matters.

Here’s a look at 10 common but confusing insurance terms explained in plain English to make your insurance buying experience easier.

1. Named

March 8th, 2022|Franchise, Small Business|

5 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses

Over the last few years, small businesses have become a favorite target of cyber criminals. Hackers have stolen password credentials, business records and customer credit card data from some of the most unlikely targets.

The consequences of a hack are serious. Claims and legal fees routinely cost businesses more than $1 million and the damage to brand

February 22nd, 2022|Small Business|

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Like everyone, many organizations spend the winter digging out from snow storms. Shoveling snow can provide an opportunity for exercise, help out less-able community members, and build camaraderie. All the same, snow removal can also be risky for employees, members, volunteers and your organization.

Shoveling snow yourself can pose health risks and hiring snow removers comes with added risks to your organization. The

February 10th, 2022|Franchise, Non-Profit, Small Business|

A Brief History of Insurance

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is a very old saying and, in many ways, it’s still the basis for the modern insurance that helps protect your business. Insurance began with people seeking to control the dangers they faced by spreading out the risk among larger groups of people and making agreements to help one another in the case of

February 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

12 Low-Cost Ways to Help Prevent Cyber Attacks

One way to mitigate the increased risk of cyber attacks is to look to low cost and no cost solutions that can offer an immediate risk management benefit without added expense or complexity. Lockton Affinity’s CyberLock Defense Program has prepared this list of 12 low cost and no cost ways to help prevent cyber attacks on your business.

  1. Identify Key
February 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|