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3/31/20 | The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
What employers need to know abou the CARES act that was signed in to lay March, 27th. This includes an overview of the SBA Loans and Payroll Tax Credits, Expanded Unemployement Assistance, EB Provisions, and Individual Rebate Checks.
3/26/20 | Legal Alert: FFCRA Employee Notice
The Department of Labor (DOL) released the notice that employers are required to post in their workplaces in relation to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). While the notice technically must be posted in a “conspicuous place in the physical workplace,” we understand that many people’s offices are voluntarily or involuntarily closed or that it may not be safe to go into an office. While the notice still should be posted when it is prudent to do so, in the meantime we recommend (where possible) distributing the notice electronically and/or placing it on a company intranet.
3/19/20 | COVID-19: Are your clients covered?
3/26/20 | Executive COVID-19 Communication
Letter from Tom Riley and Jim Henderson addressing their clients regarding COVID-19 and their plan to remain dedicated to assisting their clients.
3/25/20 | How will business insurance policies respond to coronavirus?
Advice from BKS’ risk management advisors on how Business Insurance policies will be impacted by Covid-19.
3/24/20 | COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic
A warning to employers: Cyber criminals are using the COVID-19 crises to find new ways to infiltrate your systems.
Burns and Wilcox
3/25/20 | Taking on New Risks: Businesses Evolve to Face Challenges Posed by COVID-19
As businesses evolve to stay afloat during these times, it’s important to consult your broker or agent to make sure your new or altered line of business is covered under your current insurance policy.
4/14/20 | Gallagher unit, Munich Re launch public entity program
A wholesale unit of Gallagher partnered with Munich Re to launch a program that offers low deductible coverage for public entities and special districts.
3/25/20 | Documenting a Potential BI Claim
The five key components to consider when deciding to bring BI claim
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
4/20/20 | Pandemic Benchmarking
As the pandemic has transformed attitudes towards risk management, decisions on insurance purchase may currently be made with participation from clients’ senior leadership. The article outlines recent trends in how brokers’ service clients and new factors that influence the demand for business coverage.
3/23/20 | Layoffs, Leaves of Absence and Benefits During COVID-19
Options for Business Owners and their employees that can not work.
4/6/20 | Considering a business interruption insurance claim due to COVID-19? Check your policy first
Henderson Brothers’ Director of Commercial Lines, Thomas Philbin, weighs in on business interruption claims and COVID-19 in today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
IMA Financial Group
3/24/20 | IRS Emergency Leave and Tax Credits Recap
Coronavirus has had an impact on the ability of businesses to perform obligations under many different circumstances. It is prudent for businesses to review new laws and determine how they will be impacted by this pandemic. This is an overview of the IRS’s guidance on Emergency Leave and Tax Credits.
3/25/20 | Impact of Coronavirus on Community Associations
Claims insight specific to Community Associations Board of Directors and management companies.
4/2/20 | How to Mitigate Business Losses During COVID-19
Losses due to business disruption represent the largest threat businesses face so far related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take now, in coordination with your insurance broker, to potentially mitigate these losses.
Pritcherd & Jerden
3/31/20 | Cybercriminals Exploitation of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is important to understand what is covered under your standard BOP and what isn’t. Social Engineered Fraud, for example, is usually excluded from your standard Crime policy.
- Willis Towers Watson
4/2/20 | Re-Opening a Business after COVID-19: Risk Assessment and Mitigation for Employers
What are the considerations a business needs to make in re-opening after Covid-19.
3/10/20 | Property Policies, Business Interruption, and Coronavirus–Are You Covered?
What business interuption and related claims are currently being covered.