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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. Claims and [...]

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

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

BOPs for Fast Food Restaurants

Restaurant customers often order a combo meal, since it has everything most people need—entree, side and drink. Packaging a burger, fries and a soda into a combo meal makes a lot of sense, and it's similar to how a Business Owners Policy (BOP) works in insurance. A BOP makes it easy to get the standard [...]

By | June 29th, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on BOPs for Fast Food Restaurants

Driver Safety Tips for Fast Food Restaurants

If your fast food restaurant offers food delivery or other mobile services, your business faces certain risks that others don’t. Having employees that drive for work and company vehicles that need to be serviced and maintained increases your exposure to accidents, claims and liability lawsuits. Driver safety is paramount when it comes to minimizing your [...]

By | May 3rd, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on Driver Safety Tips for Fast Food Restaurants

Types of Employment Practices Claims

Employment practices refers to the part of your business that deals with hiring, firing and everyday workplace interactions. Employment practices liability claims alleging workplace discrimination or sexual harassment are increasingly common. In fact, the restaurant industry experiences more claims of misconduct than any other, according to the Harvard Business Review. With as many as 90% [...]

By | April 23rd, 2021|Insurance tips, Risk management|Comments Off on Types of Employment Practices Claims

Slip Hazards in Restaurants and Injury Prevention

Slips and trips are a leading cause of injury at fast food restaurants across the country, and both restaurant employees and dining guests are at risk. Some slip hazards in restaurants could result in anything from a few bruises to serious injury or death. While such severe outcomes are unusual, the stakes are too high [...]

By | February 24th, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on Slip Hazards in Restaurants and Injury Prevention

Cyber Security Tips for Fast Food Restaurants

Over the last few years, fast food restaurants have become a favorite target of cyber criminals. Hackers have stolen password credentials, franchise business records and customer credit card data from some of the biggest names in the industry. The consequences of a hack are serious. Claims and legal fees routinely cost businesses more than $1 [...]

By | January 25th, 2021|Risk management|Comments Off on Cyber Security Tips for Fast Food Restaurants

The Best Tips for Hiring and Firing to Minimize Risk

As business cycles ebb and flow, companies must make important decisions about hiring and firing. By taking the right actions as an employer, you can improve your workplace culture and productivity with new hires, and ease transitions for employees after separation. However, it's important to recognize the risk that employment practices carry for your business. [...]

By | January 14th, 2021|Insurance tips, Risk management|Comments Off on The Best Tips for Hiring and Firing to Minimize Risk

Common Fast Food Restaurant Holiday Claims and How to Prevent Them

Around the holidays, quick-serve restaurants can see an increase in claims. The reason for increased claims vary, but seasonal celebrations, weather and economic issues all play a part. Fast food restaurant holiday claims can cause stress and worry at a time that is already hectic and stressful. For quick-serve restaurants, we often see an increase [...]

By | December 18th, 2020|Risk management|Comments Off on Common Fast Food Restaurant Holiday Claims and How to Prevent Them