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The Journey of Your Insurance Policy

Understanding the inner workings of how an insurance policy is written and managed can be helpful whether you're shopping for new insurance or already have coverage in place. In this blog, we'll walk you through the process your Lockton Affinity policy goes through to give you an idea of what to expect. From the moment [...]

By | April 27th, 2022|Insurance tips|Comments Off on The Journey of Your Insurance Policy

The Anatomy of EPLI for Franchises

Employment practices liability insurance protects your business from common claims and lawsuits brought by your employees. The number of lawsuits in the industry is rising and the cost to defend yourself against a claim can be substantial. Now more than ever it’s important to make sure your business is protected. Even though employment practices liability [...]

By | March 18th, 2022|Insurance tips|Comments Off on The Anatomy of EPLI for Franchises

Fire Safety for Franchises

Fire safety for franchises is crucial. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 8,000 structure fires in eating and drinking establishments are reported to U.S. fire departments each year, causing $246 million in property damage.  While cooking equipment was the leading cause in these fires, electrical distribution and heating equipment were each [...]

By | March 4th, 2022|Risk management|Comments Off on Fire Safety for Franchises

Password Security: The Recipe for Better Cyber Safety

Food and beverage sector businesses are increasingly experiencing disruptions, not only from the pandemic, but from hackers as well. Cybercrime is at an all-time high in many industries, and with fewer security controls, food-based businesses are facing more than their fair share. Password security is your best recipe for cyber safety, protecting all your data, [...]

By | January 20th, 2022|Risk management|Comments Off on Password Security: The Recipe for Better Cyber Safety

10 Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

If it's your first time shopping for insurance for your business, insurance terms can be a real stumbling block. Even for old pros, a fresh perspective on a familiar topic can help you better understand what really matters. Here's a look at 10 common but confusing insurance terms explained in plain English to make your [...]

By | January 3rd, 2022|Insurance tips|Comments Off on 10 Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

Wintertime Risk Management Checklist

The approach of cold temperatures and wintery weather can lead to an increase in certain claims. The reasons for winter claims can vary, but all ultimately relate to the unique challenges posed by wintertime. It's easy to forget about these seasonal risks when the ice thaws and the sun comes out, but a quick refresher [...]

By | December 2nd, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on Wintertime Risk Management Checklist

3 Tips for Training Employees on Cybersecurity

Over the last few years, franchise businesses have become a favorite target of cyber criminals. Hackers have stolen password credentials, company records and customer credit card data from thousands of well-known establishments. Most franchise businesses do not consider themselves at high risk for hackers, but the consequences of a cyber attack are serious. Data breaches [...]

By | November 3rd, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Training Employees on Cybersecurity

A Guide to Switching Insurance

As your business insurance policy comes up for renewal, it's natural to wonder if you might be able to get a better deal or access better customer service. Perhaps you're reading this blog, but currently have coverage through someone else. As a business owner, switching insurance is particularly daunting. Finding coverage that protects your assets [...]

By | October 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Guide to Switching Insurance

5 Most Common Insurance Misconceptions

Lack of good information has led to plenty of misconceptions about franchise business insurance. We wanted to take the opportunity to set the record straight about the 5 most common insurance misconceptions out there. 1. All insurance is basically the same. It’s a common insurance misconception that all insurance is basically the same. The thought [...]

By | September 9th, 2021|Insurance tips|Comments Off on 5 Most Common Insurance Misconceptions

Hurricane Preparedness for Fast-Food Restaurants in an Above-Average Season

Experts recently revised this year's forecast for an above-average hurricane season with up to 20 named storms and nine named hurricanes. There have already been five named storms, with Tropical Storm Elsa causing damage and destruction from Florida to the Northeast, including dramatic flooding in New York City's subway system. In addition to the weather, [...]

By | July 28th, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on Hurricane Preparedness for Fast-Food Restaurants in an Above-Average Season