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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|0 Comments

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|Insurance tips|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|Insurance tips|0 Comments

Taking A Proactive Approach to Insurance Market Trends

There is high hope that 2021 will be a better year for restaurants than 2020, and with good reason. Some trends are now moving in the right direction and some market shifts appear close to their peak. Most importantly, many insurance carriers and restaurant owners are embracing a proactive approach to the challenges that remain, [...]

By | June 2nd, 2021|Insurance tips|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

An Insurance Market Update for Food and Beverage Clients

To say things have changed over the last year is a bit of an understatement—change has swept through every industry, including insurance. Many food and beverage clients have been asked to do the impossible—and succeeded, continuing to stay afloat in an often ambiguous and shifting environment. As a business owner, your focus continues to be [...]

By | January 7th, 2021|Insurance tips|0 Comments

Security Systems for Reducing Employee Theft at Quick-Service Restaurants

There are unique challenges when it comes to reducing employee theft at quick-service restaurants. Margins are thin, turnover is high, and almost everything is a consumable. While many businesses focus on external theft, restaurants face a significant risk from their own employees. According to the National Restaurant Association, up to 75% of inventory shortages and [...]

By | November 6th, 2020|Insurance tips, Risk management|0 Comments

What to Know About Third-Party Delivery Services

You may have noticed that demand in the food delivery industry is exploding. Even before COVID-19, more and more consumers were ordering delivery. With new health and safety guidelines, most quick service restaurants are considering adding delivery service or working with third-party delivery services such as DoorDash and Uber Eats. But it's important to understand [...]

By | September 30th, 2020|Insurance tips, Risk management|0 Comments