Commercial Insurance Blog

Posted by on 7/6/2016 6:03 AM

Welcome to the premier of the Eastern Insurance Nonprofit blog series! While Eastern and the insurance companies we represent have been major providers of both Property & Casualty Insurance and Employee Benefits to the Nonprofit industry for many years, we are excited to launch this new monthly resource. 

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Posted by on 6/19/2016 7:22 PM

Fall protection and safety is a major concern on construction sites. Whether it’s repairing a roof, building a new home, or constructing the next skyscraper in Boston, there are many ways in which workers can become injured. Safety precautions and procedures need to be established to safeguard the lives of your workers — especially when it comes to fall safety. Learn how to prevent construction falls with our tips. 

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Posted by on 5/23/2016 7:20 AM

Running a small business can be overwhelming — in the midst of wearing so many hats, things like finding the right business insurance coverage can sometimes be pushed aside. We’ve made it easy and quick for you by laying out the 6 types of coverage you need as a small business owner to protect yourself, your business, your employees, and your customers.

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Posted by on 4/20/2016 10:00 AM

As cyber attacks, database/website hacking, cyber terrorism and other technology-related data compromises become an almost-daily occurrence, all businesses are at risk for a potentially-costly data breach. Small business are targets as much as the large companies who have made the news – Sony, The Home Depot and Target – and the nominal charge for cyber insurance can mean the difference between staying in business or bankruptcy.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 1/31/2016 11:34 AM

Winter weather is unpredictable and can have a large impact on your business. While maintaining business operations is always at the forefront of your mind, it is important to consider employee safety as well. You should have policies and procedures in place before bad weather hits so that your company and employees are as prepared as possible.

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Posted by on 11/15/2015 7:05 AM

Studies show that the vast majority of U.S. small businesses still lack a formal Internet security policy for employees, and only about half have even rudimentary cybersecurity measures in place. Here are 10 simple, economical steps you can take to reduce your risk of falling victim to a costly cyber attack.

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