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Providing you with the latest commercial and business insurance tips, updates and trends – all of which will help ensure your business is fully protected.


Why Your Company Should Offer Employee Group Health and Dental Benefits

Why Your Company Should Offer Employee Group Health and Dental Benefits

Posted Apr 20th, 2022

There are many reasons why offering employee group health and dental benefits plans not only helps your employees but also contributes to a healthy workplace and benefits your company in the long run, especially if you are running a small business. Continue reading to learn the reasons why your company should consider offering employee group health and dental benefits.

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2021 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2021 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 16th, 2021

As the holiday season approaches we'd like to wish you a very joyous time of year, and extend our most sincere appreciation to our valued clients. In addition, we've shared our 2021 holiday office schedule. 

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Is it Mandatory for Employees to be WHMIS Trained in Ontario?

Is it Mandatory for Employees to be WHMIS Trained in Ontario?

Posted Sep 1st, 2021

In Ontario, employers are responsible for ensuring employees are safe at work, and providing WHMIS training is part of this. Read below to learn more about WHMIS training and who must be certified.

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Crucial Insurance Coverage for Your Online Business

Crucial Insurance Coverage for Your Online Business

Posted Aug 23rd, 2021

If you’re starting or have an online business, there are several types of insurance coverages you’ll want to consider. We’ve provided insight on key questions to contemplate.

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Straightforward Ways to Ensure a Safer Commute to Work

Straightforward Ways to Ensure a Safer Commute to Work

Posted Aug 20th, 2021

As an employer, you have a duty to ensure your employees are safe while they are at work. We’ve shared great tips that will help make their commute to work a safer one.

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Why Your Business Needs Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Why Your Business Needs Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Posted Aug 13th, 2021

Commercial insurance can be overwhelming because there are so many coverage options to consider when protecting your business. Equipment breakdown insurance is vital, and we’ve explained why below.

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It’s Officially Paw-sible to Have Dogs on Patios in Ontario

It’s Officially Paw-sible to Have Dogs on Patios in Ontario

Posted Jul 30th, 2021

Make no bones about it - dogs really are our best friends, and we want to take them everywhere we go. You’ll be happy to know that dogs are now permitted on restaurant patios across Ontario, and we have the details for you.

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Important Insurance for Summer Businesses in Ontario

Important Insurance for Summer Businesses in Ontario

Posted Jul 28th, 2021

If you own and operate a small summer business in Ontario, there are important insurance policies and coverages you need to know about. We’ve shared everything you need to understand.

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How to Plan Fun Summer Activities for Employees

How to Plan Fun Summer Activities for Employees

Posted Jul 12th, 2021

As an employer, we completely understand that productivity decreases in summer. We’ve compiled a list of fun summer activities you can do with employees to keep them engaged all summer long!

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Brilliant Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in Summer

Brilliant Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in Summer

Posted Jun 28th, 2021

During summer, it’s easy for our minds to wander to think about sunshine and vacation. As an employer, it’s difficult to keep your employees motivated during summer, but we’ve shared great tips to help keep employees engaged.

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Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Posted May 31st, 2021

If you’re an independent contractor in Ontario, you know there are several important factors that contribute to the success of your business. Ensuring you are protected with adequate insurance is vital, we’ve shared the reasons why.

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Five Unexpected Ways to Increase Business When Slow

Five Unexpected Ways to Increase Business When Slow

Posted May 12th, 2021

It’s common for businesses to experience lulls in business. We’ve shared the best tips to make your business more profitable during slow periods.

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Protect Your Business Against a Cyber Breach

Protect Your Business Against a Cyber Breach

Posted Apr 7th, 2021

Regardless of the size of your business, you could be at risk of a cyber breach. There are many ways to help protect your business against cyber breaches and we have listed some of them.

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Seven Quick Tips Regarding Spring-Cleaning Your Business

Seven Quick Tips Regarding Spring-Cleaning Your Business

Posted Mar 22nd, 2021

Spring is officially here, and although we might experience winter weather for a bit longer, it’s the perfect time to get organized. We’ve shared fantastic tips to get your business office cleaned and ready for spring.

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Spring Cleaning Your Finances: Tips for Small Business Owners

Spring Cleaning Your Finances: Tips for Small Business Owners

Posted Mar 12th, 2021

Spring is often the time of year when we declutter and reorganize our offices and homes. For small business owners, spring is the perfect time of year to organize finances and we’ve shared tips to help.

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Protect Your Business – Tips for Fraud Prevention Month

Protect Your Business – Tips for Fraud Prevention Month

Posted Mar 3rd, 2021

Every company is at risk of being affected by commercial fraud. Don’t worry, we’re sharing prevention methods that can help protect you, your business, and clients, in time for Fraud Prevention Month.

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Employer’s Guide: Best Practices for Returning to Work Safely During COVID-19

Employer’s Guide: Best Practices for Returning to Work Safely During COVID-19

Posted Feb 24th, 2021

As a business owner in Ontario, you probably feel overwhelmed with how often you’ve had to adapt over the past year. As businesses are starting to open, we’re providing a list of best practices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

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Learn How Vehicle Expenses Relate to Income Tax

Learn How Vehicle Expenses Relate to Income Tax

Posted Feb 17th, 2021

The inevitable income tax season is upon us, and as overwhelming as it can be, it’s mandatory. If you drive for work, you may be eligible to claim a vehicle expense deduction on your tax return – read how now.

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Useful Tips for Business Owners Working From Home

Useful Tips for Business Owners Working From Home

Posted Feb 12th, 2021

Even though parts of Ontario are slowly starting to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some business owners are choosing to continue working from home. If that’s you, we have helpful tips regarding home office safety and security.

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Five Important Office Cleaning Tips for Winter

Five Important Office Cleaning Tips for Winter

Posted Jan 27th, 2021

The winter season provides picturesque snowfalls, but it also means business owners must prepare to clean their offices more often and more carefully.

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