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Is It Time to Amend Your Business Insurance

The past 18 months have been a time of uncertainty and changes for businesses across multiple industries. Many have had to tweak their business models, change their workflow and operations, and learn how to operate with ever-changing customer needs, health ordinances, and labor shortages. Although these changes have helped many companies survive the hardships of the pandemic, they may also impact business insurance policies by revealing gaps in coverage or needed adjustments in policies.

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Written by Adam Miller
How To Hire Better Contractors for Your Business Repairs and Renovations

Over time, a business may find itself in need of a contractor to perform repairs, renovations, or replace key equipment or utility areas. For example, a busy restaurant may need to repair plumbing connections, or a retailer may need to replace damaged walkways or uneven flooring. In these cases, a contractor is needed, but it can be difficult to hire one that is trustworthy and performs quality work.

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Written by Adam Miller
How To Protect Employees in High Risk Industries

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, every 7 seconds a worker in the U.S. is injured on the job, and the bulk of these occur in specific industries such as retail, hospitality and leisure, warehousing, transportation, and construction. For businesses in high-risk industries, they face the dual challenge of both finding good workers and also keeping them safe while on the job. In today's Aegis blog post, we look at some of the ways businesses can keep workers safer in high-risk industries.

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Written by Adam Miller
Why Businesses Should Offer Group Health Benefits

As businesses continue their recovery from the pandemic, many are finding it harder to retain and recruit employees needed to help their companies run. While some employees are looking for better pay or the flexibility to work from home, others prioritize having access to quality health insurance for themselves and their families. Although some companies have been hesitant to offer Group Health Benefits to their staff, ultimately, it's an investment worth making.

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Written by Adam Miller
How to Develop an Effective Driver Training Program

Over the last year, thousands of companies have pivoted their business model to begin offering delivery services or expand current delivery service for customers who wanted food or merchandise delivered to their door. However, liability risks for business owners go up as they start or expand delivery services, so having thorough training programs is essential for companies. The focus of today's Aegis blog post are the areas to cover in order to have an effective driver training program, which protects both drivers and the company.

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Written by Adam Miller
Making Your Parking Lot Safer for Customers and Employees

Businesses rely on both employees and customers in order to make their business successful, so it's important that both are safe when they're on your commercial property. No employee or customer should ever feel unsafe when they're coming or going from a business, nor should they risk injury walking or driving on a commercial lot. With crime on the rise, it's more important than ever for businesses to take also initiative and work to minimize potential crime on their commercial property.

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Written by Adam Miller
Is Your Business Protected from Summer Power Outages

This February, Texas residents and businesses across the state were caught off-guard when a devastating winter storm caused a major disruption on our state's electrical grid, causing millions to go without power for nearly a week. Although the freeze and widespread power outages caused millions of dollars in losses and damages, the reality is that Texas could continue experiencing severe utility outages like this, but in the summer months when the power grid is tested during the extreme heat and drought forecasted for this summer.

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Written by Adam Miller
Why Fire Safety Should Be a Top Priority for Businesses

Businesses owners constantly juggle a handful of priorities and responsibilities at any given time, such as increasing sales, improving productivity, cutting waste, managing employees, and more. One of the important areas that can often get overlooked is property safety, specifically fire safety. In less than a minute, a commercial property fire can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damages and property loss, not to mention possible injuries or even death.

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Written by Adam Miller
Insurance Changes Needed When Your Business Switches to Brick and Mortar

Some of most successful businesses started off small, whether in home offices, garages, through online shops, food trucks, or farmer's markets. Over time a humble startup can grow and expand to brick-and-mortar locations, and with that growth comes important financial changes and decisions. In today's Aegis blog post, we look at some of the insurance changes that arise when your business expands into a brick-and-mortar location, and how Aegis can help navigate those changes.

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Written by Adam Miller
Why Your Business Needs a Dedicated Insurance Agent

You can create a much-needed service or great product idea, but owning and running a business often involves a crash course in many other areas, such as permits, taxes, payroll, legal contracts, and especially commercial insurance. People with great ideas and plans for their business growth can quickly get derailed because they don't know how to manage all of the corresponding issues that come with running a business. In today's Aegis blog post, we discuss why businesses need a dedicated insurance agent to help them protect what matters most.

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