It doesn’t matter what size your business is or what industry you work in, nearly all modern businesses are vulnerable to power surges, especially if the proper precautions are not taken. And while power surges aren’t always avoidable, there are certain steps your business can take to better prepare and recover in the event of a power surge. To help, we’re offering insights on what exactly occurs when there is a surge in power, what that means for your business, and the actions you should take to minimize the effects.
With the return of warmer weather, more cyclists are dusting off their helmets and bringing their bikes out from storage. And here at Quincy Mutual Group, we definitely understand why! Biking isn’t just a convenient way to get around — it’s also fun, allows you to easily incorporate exercise into to your daily schedule, and when used in place of driving, can help you reduce your carbon footprint. It’s important to remember, however, that whether you’re cycling for your commute, for exercise, or just for fun, safety should always be a priority. We all share the responsibility of keeping our roads safe, and to help, we’re offering up some important safety tips and reminders for both cyclists and drivers.
There’s no time like the summer to gather family and friends at your home for a party! Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or the neighborhood block party, a host has many responsibilities. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to make sure your party is memorable for all of the right reasons, which is why we’re offering up a few tips to help you keep your guests safe and your home protected.
What’s your favorite thing about summer? Between beach days, summer road trips, and backyard BBQs, it can be hard to pick just one thing — but for many people, being inside at work doesn’t quite make the list. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we understand that productivity can lag during the summer months, and we want to help. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to maintain productivity, no matter how nice it is outside! Continue reading “Summer Productivity Tips”
From the Equifax Data Breach to the WannaCry ransomware attack, we saw a record number of major cyber attacks in 2017, and unfortunately, cyber breaches of this nature show no sign of slowing down in 2018. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to help business owners protect themselves against potential cyber threats and believe that education and preparation are key to achieving this. Here are five major risks to consider, along with some important information on cyber liability insurance options. Continue reading “5 Cyber Security Risks Business Owners Should Be Aware of in 2018”
As the weather starts to warm up, so does the real estate market! We know this can be a busy time of year for anyone looking to move, and here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to help. Moving can be a stressful time for anyone — between finding a new home and packing up your old space, there often seems to be more tasks to finish than hours in the day. But with a little planning and organization, you can make your next move easier. Continue reading “5 Tips to Make Your Next Move Easier”
Employee safety should always be a priority for business owners. While it may seem easier to maintain a safe work environment within the walls of your office or business, ensuring worker safety while employees are on the road is just as important — especially when it comes to distracted driving. Continue reading “Distracted Driving at Work — How To Keep Your Employees Safe”
If you were to find yourself on the receiving end of a million-dollar lawsuit, how prepared would you feel? While no one expects something like this, it unfortunately does happen and can be financially devastating if you’re not prepared. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, our job is to anticipate the unexpected to ensure that you’re prepared if and when something bad does happen. Luckily, having an umbrella insurance policy can provide you with extra liability insurance coverage and peace of mind. Continue reading “Personal Umbrella Insurance: Extra Liability Protection & Peace Of Mind”
How did your home fare in the winter weather? Things like extreme cold, snow, wind, and ice can all take their toll on your house, making it important to thoroughly evaluate both its interior and exterior as the seasons change. With spring right around the corner, we’re thinking ahead to spring cleaning and home maintenance. Here’s a helpful list of projects to tackle, both inside and outside of your home, to help you prepare for the warmer weather! Continue reading “Spring Home Maintenance Tips”
Did you know that according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, there were over 84,000 total lawsuits filed against employers in 2017 alone? Moreover, the EEOC reports that these types of lawsuits are on the rise. While this number may seem staggering, it’s not at all surprising in today’s increasingly litigious society — making it especially important for business owners to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from these time consuming and costly lawsuits. Luckily, Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) is available to help. Continue reading “Why You Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance”