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Minimizing Your Data Risks with Secure Passwords

Business owners must strike a careful balance between maintaining easy access to digital files and safeguarding the business’s confidential data. Hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated, which means it’s more important than ever to use secure passwords for all your files and devices.

To stay safe, your business’s password security must evolve to keep pace with advancing risks. Make sure you understand

How to Screen Volunteers: 8 Tips to Follow When Looking for Volunteers

Volunteers help contribute the skills, manpower and enthusiasm your organization needs to succeed without breaking the bank. But bringing new volunteers into your Post also presents risk, and that’s why all Posts need to screen volunteers.

We would all like the believe volunteers get involved in causes and organizations for the right reasons, but this isn’t always the case. Poor decision-making, dishonesty and

November 24th, 2020|Non-Profit|

How to Stay Safe Outside in the Heat

It’s the height of summer, and many people are excited to be spending more time outdoors after COVID-related closures. But along with the fresh air and sunshine there is extreme heat that can be dangerous to your health.

As your organization schedules activities outdoors this summer, make sure to take the heat into account. It could mean the difference between a fun and

August 3rd, 2020|Additional Groups, Non-Profit, 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|

Everything You Need to Know about Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe. While heat exhaustion is in the middle, this syndrome must be taken seriously.

Heat Exhaustion Causes

According to the Mayo Clinic, your body needs to maintain a normal core temperature near 98.6 F. In hot weather, your body cools itself by sweating. However, when

July 17th, 2019|Additional Groups, Non-Profit, Small Business|

Implement Overexertion Prevention Methods

While most of volunteers or members won’t be doing extremely physical labor for your organization, there are occasions where it can be helpful to think about overexertion prevention.

Overexertion can be caused by a variety of incidents—not just heavy lifting or manual labor. Overexertion can cause disorders of the soft tissue, specifically of the muscles, and may

April 10th, 2019|Additional Groups, Non-Profit|

Risk Management Tips by Industry

At Lockton Affinity, we custom tailor, implement and manage insurance solutions for a wide variety of industries. Along with customized insurance programs, we provide risk management resources, too.

Find your industry below to browse risk management tips that apply to you and your organization.

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Franchise Systems

8 Non-Profit Insurance Needs

Like for-profit companies, a non-profit company has many unique challenges. More often than not, you will need multiple non-profit insurance policies to stay fully protected.

Whether your company is a global non-profit helping others around the world or a local affiliate making a difference in a small community, insuring against day-to-day risks just makes sense.

Common Coverage

The needs of non-profit businesses vary, but these

July 24th, 2018|Non-Profit|

Tips for Non-Profit Risk Management

Whether you are a national non-profit or a local affiliate maintaining a community center, hosting a fund-raising event, or having volunteers working in the field, following these tips for non-profit risk management just makes sense. Protect your non-profit members and affiliates from everyday risks with these best practices:

Minimize slips, trips and falls

Slips, trips and falls make up the majority of all general

March 21st, 2018|Non-Profit|