Protecting Your Business, advice on managing remote employees

During the pandemic many companies found it necessary to make shifts in the way they did business. One common shift was transitioning employees who would normally report to the office to work as remote employees from the comfort and safety of their homes. We understand, at Advocate Brokerage, in order to ensure the safety of our employees and to continue...

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2022-09-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

Protecting Your Business, building a disaster recovery plan

business disaster recovery

When you are in the middle of a crisis, it is challenging to think clearly. If you are a business owner and disaster strikes, a disaster recovery plan is essential so that your business can successfully navigate the aftermath. We want to help you protect your business so below is a step-by-step guide to help you prepare for the unexpected...

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2022-08-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

Risk Management in the Hospitality Industry. Tips to help your hospitality-based business to run smoothly.

While every business owner faces a certain number of risks, the hospitality industry seems to face a fairly large amount. The key to keeping your hospitality-based business running smoothly is taking some initiative to managing these risks. At Advocate Brokerage, we specialize in assisting business owners in the hospitality industry and have put together this blog that outlines some of...

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2022-07-20
By: Advocate Brokerage

Crisis with Florida: Will 2022 Bring The Collapse of Florida’s Homeowners Insurance Market?

Important insurance information for homeowners in the Sunshine Hurricane state. Homeowners insurance in Florida has always been a bit of a calamity. There is a long history of dwindling homeowners’ insurance availability in the Sunshine State, and we’d like to take some time to offer some information as to what and why there is trouble in the insurance world in...

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2022-07-15
By: Advocate Brokerage

Protecting Your Business, tips on hurricane preparedness

Even if your business is not physically located in the path of a hurricane, it can be affected by the sometime catastrophic damage left behind by a hurricane. Hurricanes can cause supply chain issues, airport closings, power outages, not to mention the fact that you may have customers or vendors located in the path of the storm. In short, they...

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2022-06-23
By: Advocate Brokerage

Protecting your Business from Historic Inflation

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  How a conversation with your insurance broker can make an impact. Chances are you’ve heard us share information regarding the rise of insurance rates. We always do what we can to educate each client we serve because helping our customers protect their business in the event of a loss is of the utmost importance to us!   What Is...

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2022-05-26
By: Advocate Brokerage

Accidents Happen! Suggestions to help business owners prevent slips, trips, and falls.

Accidents happen. One of the most common occurrences we see that affect our commercial customers are slip and fall accidents. Each year, millions of people are treated in emergency rooms related to injuries sustained in slips, trips, or falls. It’s smart for property owners to do what they can to prevent the possibility of injury before they occur. The top...

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2022-04-25
By: Advocate Brokerage

Is It Time For A Little Business Spring Cleaning?

business spring cleaning tips

Spring cleaning may be something that brings to mind images of getting your home in tip-top shape, but since it also coincides with the end of the first quarter, it is also a great time for businesses to take a look at how they are doing and make any necessary adjustments. Below are a few things for you to consider....

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2022-03-31
By: Advocate Brokerage

Corporate Cyber Attacks Are More Common Than You Think – 9 Tips for Businesses

cyber attack tips

  Plan Ahead - The most important step an organization can take to protect themselves from a cyber breach is to have a solid response plan in place. Your incident-response plan needs to cover all the necessary steps a security team would take when an attack occurs. Planning helps you to make smart decisions during a stressful event such as...

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2022-02-24
By: Advocate Brokerage

Fireproof Your Business

October is fire prevention month and we thought we would take advantage of the timing to offer some tips for our business clients to help protect the properties where they do business. According to the FEMA 40% of businesses that experience a major fire are forced to close their doors forever. We don’t want that to happen to you! As...

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2020-10-06
By: Advocate Brokerage

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