The onset of winter generally signals a boon for Ontario’s 7,000 or so licensed plumbers as winter takes its toll on building and house piping and fixtures. On the surface, plumbing seems to be a relatively safe livelihood, however, a closer look at the potential physical and financial risks plumbers face paints a different picture. Read more
Now that cannabis is legal for recreational use in Canada, that has completely changed the insurance landscape around this much-hyped drug.
Avoiding trucking accidents in the winter is a top priority for all truckers, their employers, and the public.
While it may be impossible to staff an entire fleet with seasoned million mile drivers, there are some common mistakes new drivers make that can be easily trained for and avoided, especially in the winter. Read more
You figure you’ll start a little business from home to supplement the family income, do you?
Maybe you’ve given up that job in retail sales to babysit some neighbourhood kids after discovering just how much a second child in daycare eats into the take-home pay; or Read more
The Ho! Ho! Ho! spirit associated with the start of winter can easily turn into woes as extreme weather conditions result in severe property damages. Are insureds – both homeowners and commercial landlords – adequately prepared for extreme weather in terms of risk mitigation as well as awareness of their insurance coverage? Read more
Avoid the insurance, legal, and municipal financial pitfalls associated with slip and fall risk exposure. Read more
Based on claims case experience, the vast majority of commercial landlords do not have adequate property insurance coverage, according to insurance industry experts.
Hackers seeking to steal data and money historically have targeted large multinationals and government bodies. In recent years, however, they have shifted focus, and now increasingly prey on small businesses and individuals.
GDPR is here and it has every big company shaking in its boots. Why? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s Europe’s latest personal data framework. The law was officially adopted on May 25. 2018 and it protects the personal information of all EU citizens. Read more
You might think cybercrime is something that larger businesses have to be concerned about but it is often easier to hack into the data and computers of smaller businesses. Cyber attacks on small businesses can be devastating – a majority of them are out of business six months later. Read more