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”
There’s no way to avoid it — flu season is in full swing in New England. As a business owner, flu season presents some unique challenges for your workplace. Illnesses can quickly spread for people sharing close quarters, which not only directly impacts your employees’ health, but can also hurt overall productivity for your business.
Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to help, which is why we’ve outlined a few tips and preventative practices to help you keep everyone in your workplace healthy and happy. Continue reading “Germs at Work: How to Prevent the Spread of Illness at the Office”
It looks like winter is here to stay for at least a few more weeks. If you’re worried about frozen or burst pipes, you’re not alone. Damage from burst pipes makes up some of the most costly home insurance claims, and is of particular concern during periods of extreme cold — which we’ve definitely seen this winter. Here are some tips to follow to protect your home and pipes when temperatures dip again. Continue reading “How To Prevent and Treat Frozen Pipes”
Snow, ice, wind and more — is your business prepared for all that winter brings? When it comes to running a successful business, safety should always be a concern. As a business owner, you have to think about safety from several different perspectives. How can you keep your employees and customers safe? What about third party suppliers who visit your property? Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to help, which is why we’ve identified some major winter hazards, along with tips to mitigate them. Continue reading “5 Ways to Prepare Your Business Against Winter Hazards”
With the recent extreme cold and snow, it’s safe to say that winter in New England is officially here. As we deal with below freezing temperatures and snow storms, bundling up and staying in seems more and more appealing. Unfortunately, the world doesn’t always shut down for bad weather. In the Northeast, driving in less than favorable winter conditions is a part of life. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to make sure you’re staying safe on the roads, especially in the dead of winter. Continue reading “Winter Driving Safety Tips”
Is workplace wellness something you’d like to improve on in 2018? Helping your employees stay healthy not only benefits them, it can also make your business stronger and more productive. Here are 10 easy workplace wellness ideas you can implement now for a healthier and happier staff in 2018. Continue reading “10 Workplace Wellness Ideas”
How are you getting ready for the holidays? Whether it’s by baking batches of your favorite cookies or by doing some last minute cleaning, fire safety should be on everyone’s holiday preparation list!
The risk of home fire is at its greatest during cold winter months. Festive things like string lights, Christmas trees, Menorahs, and holiday parties can all increase this risk. Follow our tips for a safer holiday season. Continue reading “Holiday Fire Safety Guide”
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping — fall is definitely here and winter is on the way! Just like you feel the cold, so does your home. So as you pull out your sweaters, mittens, and scarves, make sure you’re also doing enough to prepare your home for the cold winter weather.
Tackling basic home maintenance now can prevent major problems in the middle of winter. Make your life easier down the road by taking care of these 10 tasks now: Continue reading “10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter”
Imagine this: a fire seriously damages the structure of your office. You’re forced to shut down for three months as repairs are made. Would you be able to incur all of the costs — your mortgage or rent, payroll, taxes, and more — without any revenue coming in? Continue reading “Safeguard Your Business with Business Interruption Insurance”