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Business Insurance Topics

Running a business is hard work, but knowing your employees and operations are protected can make it that much easier. We arm you with the insights you need to keep on top of commercial insurance trends and topics, so you can be in-the-know and have peace of mind.

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Important Notice to Employers with Massachusetts Payroll Exception for Employees on Furlough Due to COVID-19

August 31, 2020Fred C. Church

We have been advised that a new Workers’ Compensation classification code (0012) has been created for Massachusetts employee pay to workers on furlough due to COVID-19. There is no premium for payroll reported under this classification. If this rule may apply to you, please carefully review the following. Employers must maintain separate, accurate, and verifiable…

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Reopening Independent Schools During COVID-19

May 22, 2020Fred C. Church

Clear communication with families is a critical part of reopening independent schools and may help avoid claims Independent school leaders are spending most of their time evaluating when and how school will reopen this Fall. At the higher education level, some leaders have described planning for Fall like “Driving Through a Dense Fog.” Until a…

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Remote Learning Video Conferencing Risks

April 8, 2020Fred C. Church

Educational institutions across the country have swiftly transitioned to distance learning to meet the needs of their students amidst state-mandated stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although most educational institutions have the technology in place to provide virtual learning and support, they must implement effective protocols for managing privacy and security risks….

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Are COVID-19-related Cybersecurity Risks Threatening Your Business?

April 7, 2020Fred C. Church

The uncertainty that COVID-19 has caused for businesses like yours has left a huge window of opportunity for hackers to attack not only your organization’s computer systems but also the home networks/Wi-Fi systems of your remote employees.

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