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:

Small and large insurance companies

Why a Larger Insurer is Sometimes Better…and Sometimes Not

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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Choosing a business insurance broker

How Should I Choose a Business Insurance Broker?

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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Calculating business insurance

How is the Cost of Business Insurance Calculated?

How Insurers Calculate the Cost of Your Business Insurance How much is business insurance? The shortest answer to this question is that the cost to insure your business can be as low as $200 a year, or over $200,000 – depending on what your company does and how.

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Insurance bait and switch

Why the Most Innovative Brokerage in Canada Doesn’t Use Online Quoting

Why doesn’t the brokerage that won innovator of the year and brokerage of the year use online quoting tools? What’s Wrong with Online Auto Insurance Quotes? $220! We live in the age of online. You can fill a prescription, design your own business cards or get a four course meal delivered, all without talking to

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Contractor looking for best insurance companies in Ontario

The Best Contractor Insurance Companies in Ontario

Contractor insurance in Ontario varies broadly both in terms of coverage and premiums. Unlike auto insurance, the specifics of contractor insurance are not dictated by regulation. More than 30 different companies offer contractor insurance in the province, and each has a slightly different combination of coverages, and sets their premiums accordingly.

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Flooring Contractor insurance claims

The Most Common Claims for Floor Installers and How to Avoid Them

Your floor installation business is in high demand. Homeowners know that nothing spruces up an older home or condo unit quite like a beautiful new hardwood or laminate floor. But there are also risks involved in installing flooring, and you need to be aware of what they are so that you can properly train your

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What Do Hackers Want from Your Business?

If you’re not familiar with the dark web, it’s a pretty scary place. You would probably just as soon never know what’s there, but then, the only way to protect yourself from bad people doing bad things is to understand who those people are, what they want, and how much damage they can really do.

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Asterisks in password field

How Secure Are Your Passwords?

With high-profile hacks and data breaches making the news every week, a lot of us are rethinking our own security, at work and at home. How difficult would it be for a hacker to guess your password?

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