Succession Planning For Business Owners

By John McEnery, Board of Directors A successful succession plan requires time and strategizing Whether planning to pass on a family-owned small business to your children, or to a valued leader at your firm, or...

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Superstorm Sandy: Five Years Later

By Ryan Hager, Assistant Vice President – Commercial Lines The 1,000 Year Storm October 29th, 2012 is a day that will forever be ingrained into the memories of both residents of New Jersey and business...

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Show Your Employees You Care

By Meaghan Tyndale-Williams, Vice President – Commercial Lines Get Your Employees Back to Work & Avoid Litigation Despite our best efforts workplace injuries happen. These accidents can be costly and leave you vulnerable to expensive...

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The Affordable Care Act-What You Need To Know

By Barry Fields, Vice President – Employee Benefits The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that certain employers (those with at least fifty full-time equivalent employees) provide health insurance coverage to their employees that meets “Affordability”...

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What’s the Deal with Certificates of Insurance?

Why are certificates of insurance so universally hated by insurance brokers and risk managers alike? Some insurance professionals would just as soon have their teeth drilled without novocaine than deal with these much-maligned documents. Yet...

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Why EPLI is Crucial to Your Business

Is your company covered by Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)? If not, you might want to consider it. Over the past twenty years, the number of employment-based lawsuits has increased as employee awareness of fair...

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Protect Your Customers And Your Business

Companies in the food industry would certainly agree that producing safe products is of paramount importance. How can you make money if you are making your customers ill? Whether it is a hit to a...

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Protecting Yourself Against Workplace Injuries

Nursing and other patient care occupations are among the most difficult career paths. Not only are nurses called upon to provide a high standard of patient care insofar as treatments and medications are concerned, but...

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Workers’ Compensation 101

How many times have you heard someone say “Workers’ compensation rates are the rates” and you can’t change the pricing? Well, fortunately that is not accurate and there are a variety of ways for you...

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Does YOUR Website Impact YOUR Insurability?

In today’s business world, your website is your calling card. Your customers depend on it to inform themselves about your business and make the critical decision of whether or not to pursue your services. But...

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