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CEO Message
// June 8, 2020

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I hope you, your family and all of your loved ones are safe and sound and that you all are doing your best to stay connected in some way. Over the last few months, we’ve each experienced a unique time in history. While it has been a time filled with feelings of uncertainty, it has…

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Commercial
// June 8, 2020

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Amid a global pandemic affecting industries worldwide, lawn care maintenance is still business as usual in the U.S. In fact, this industry continues to grow at a steady rate and shows no signs of slowing down. According to a study done by IBISWorld, landscaping services are closing in on being a $100 billion market sector,…

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Services
// June 8, 2020

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Insurance is a unique business; we are not selling a product. Instead, we are selling a promise to indemnify a covered loss for those who put their trust in us. Because of this, it is often said that insurance is a relationship-driven business. During this time, this is especially true. So, how can you best…

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Personal
// June 8, 2020

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One of the uncertainties that many insureds are currently facing or will be facing in the coming months is how to properly protect their homes or rental properties that are vacant or undergoing renovations. There are more vacant homes now than ever before, as many landlords struggle to find tenants or as sales of properties…

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Professional
// June 8, 2020

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COVID-19 continues to impact every facet of our lives; together, we are all experiencing the effects of this global pandemic. Amid the many worldwide changes — unemployment, remote work, social distancing measures — the need for insurance remains consistent. While many industries are severely impacted and unemployment rates have soared to unprecedented heights, the U.S….

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Hospitality and Liquor
// June 8, 2020

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Whether through curbside pickup, delivery, takeout or, in some states, dine-in service, local bars and restaurants are doing their best to stay in operation during this time. If open, they may have limited hours, capacity and staff and need to adhere to a whole new set of state-mandated guidelines. These changes can be difficult to…

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Commercial
// June 8, 2020

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Truckers and delivery drivers are needed now more than ever. They play an essential role in moving goods from place to place, whether it’s a tractor trailer hauling bulk goods or a local delivery driver delivering groceries to a person’s home. Many trucking operations and personal delivery services are experiencing a rush to hire more…

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Nonprofit
// June 8, 2020

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Nonprofit organizations, just like most other businesses, entered 2020 with plans to maintain and expand their operations. While any proper business model would be prepared for minor losses, no one could have predicted the nation’s shutdown. COVID-19 and its many implications have proven to be an unprecedented experience, causing medical emergencies, strict travel restrictions and…

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DPSI
// June 8, 2020

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There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic that has rocked society over the past few months will leave a lasting mark worldwide. It will change many things, from how we wash our hands to how we do business to how we shop. In a recent report from Capgemini Research Institute, a global research firm,…

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DPSI
// June 8, 2020

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On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law to assist employees who are unable to work for specific COVID-19-related reasons. FFCRA mainly applies to certain public employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees may qualify for exemptions. In general,…

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