Author: Nick Kidd

About Nick Kidd:

Nick Kidd is the Director of Business insurance at Mitchell & Whale Insurance Brokers Ltd. Nick joined the Mitchell & Whale team with a laser focus on building a seamless small business insurance experience for Canadians. Nick has a diverse background in both the UK and Canada with leadership experience across the value chain.

Posts by Nick Kidd:

Has Coronavirus Created New Cyber Vulnerabilities In My Business?

26 Mar 2020 in Commercial Insurance&COVID-19 Resources & News

We’ve all watched the wildlife documentaries and know what happens when animals get separated from the herd. Don’t do it we can hear you scream, there’s a lion hidden in the grass!. Separation from the herd is extremely dangerous in the wild.

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Does My Business Insurance Cover Me For Losses Due To COVID-19?

24 Mar 2020 in Commercial Insurance&COVID-19 Resources & News

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact the health of Canadians, it is also having a substantial impact on many hundreds of thousands of businesses across the country.

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The Most Common Claims for Bricklayers and How to Avoid Them

15 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

Every business needs insurance, but your bricklaying and masonry business has unique coverage needs based on the kind of claims you are most likely to make. There are some things that can happen to any contracting business, like stolen tools and liability claims arising from injuries or damage that occurs on the work site. But […]

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The Most Common Claims for Drywall Contractors and How to Avoid Them

15 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

As with any trade, there are certain risks that come along with drywalling, and it’s critical for every drywall contractor to be aware of the risks, minimize them as much as possible, and get the right kind of insurance in place to protect the business if something bad happens.

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The Most Common Claims for Carpenters and How to Avoid Them

14 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

As a carpenter, you may be subcontracted at various stages of a construction or renovation project to complete a number of different jobs, including building concrete forms, framing, installing doors and windows, and installing cabinets. You and your employees are skilled tradespeople with a commitment to do the job right.

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The Most Common Claims for HVAC Contractors and How to Avoid Them

09 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

Whether it’s forty degrees or forty below, your HVAC business keeps your customers cozy in Canada’s wildly varying climate. And in turn, you can rely on HVAC contractors insurance to turn down the heat on the financial risks that your business faces every day. (Yeah, it’s a bad pun, but we’ll make up for it […]

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The Most Common Insurance Claims for General Contractors

04 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

The best way to control insurance costs for your general contracting business is to avoid having to make claims if possible, and to control the cost of claims when they do happen.

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Why Do I Need a Certificate of Contractor’s Insurance?

03 Jan 2020 in Commercial Insurance&Contractors Insurance

So, you run your own business as a contractor and things are going well. You’re booked for weeks or months in advance and have a tonne of happy customers recommending you to their friends and family and others in the community.

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Why a Larger Insurer is Sometimes Better…and Sometimes Not

05 Dec 2019 in General Insurance Info

In Canada, we love small business, and with good reason. Who doesn’t want to know their local grocer or mechanic, or have their kids go to school with their insurance broker’s kids? As Canadians, we have a natural preference for small family businesses. They are our neighbours. We trust them.

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How Should I Choose a Business Insurance Broker?

11 Sep 2019 in Commercial Insurance

How Do I Find the Right Insurance Broker for my Business Insurance? Great news! When it comes to finding an insurance broker to help you insure your business, there’s plenty of choice out there! In Ontario alone, there are over 1,250 licensed insurance brokerages and across Canada that number increases to well over 5,000. Type […]

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