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: MVAadmin

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: MVAadmin

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: MVAadmin

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

Navigating Commercial Insurance In A Time Of Crisis – Coverage for riots, civil commotion and vandalism

We are here to support our commercial insurance customers during a time of continued uncertainty.  As many cities across the country have responded to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in the custody of Minneapolis police officers, with civil commotion, vandalism and riots, some businesses have incurred damage.  If your business was impacted, we want you to know...

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2020-06-24
By: Advocate Brokerage

Navigating Commercial Insurance In A Time Of Crisis – Important Information for Business Owners

We are here for you.  If your business has been impacted by the Coronavirus we want you to know that we understand the troubling times you are going through and we want to do what we can to help. In an effort to educate each client we serve, we want to provide some clarity during a time of uncertainty for...

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2020-03-26
By: Advocate Brokerage

It’s Almost Spring! How to prepare your business for a brand new season

Spring is a great time for businesses to take a look at how they are doing business and get ready for a brand new season.  We thought we would offer a few items to add to your to do list that may get your business ready for a season of growth! A Checklist For Business Owners: Perform an audit on...

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2020-03-06
By: Advocate Brokerage

Every Business Should Protect Themselves From The Threat Of Water Damage

Would you be surprised to learn that your business is more likely to experience damage due to water than fire? Some common risks include: Any appliances that use water on the premises Any existing water supply lines Leaking boilers or water heater tanks High humidity levels on water supply lines Damaged pipes or hoses Plumbing leaks Flood Whether you own...

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2019-12-11
By: Advocate Brokerage

Becoming an Airbnb host, a great idea or a great risk?

There are approximately 620 people in Westchester County making supplemental income hosting guests in their homes through Airbnb.  According to the head of northeast public Policy for Airbnb, in 2018 total Westchester County Airbnb host income was $6.6 million, with the average host earning $7100!  Future forecasts look even brighter, as the Hudson Valley is one of the top destinations...

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2019-01-23
By: Advocate Brokerage

Your World, Protected. Making sure your insurance is ready for 2019.

No one really likes to think about insurance.  Insurance is a necessity that you take care of and don’t give a second thought until some type of unexpected disaster occurs.  Unfortunately, waiting to update your insurance broker could leave your insurance lacking when you need it most. Keep in mind, the more your insurance agent knows, the better they can...

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2018-12-19
By: Advocate Brokerage

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