Posted by on 8/21/2016 7:14 PM

Your nonprofit organization may be dependent on a team of volunteers on the Board and on the staff to run its operations. Even if a team member commits to long-term service, things happen in life that may cause a disruption to their commitment. Your nonprofit should be prepared for unexpected changes, such as the resignation of a key Board member or a dedicated staff member. By creating a careful plan of succession with our tips, your nonprofit organization can make sure the least amount of disruption occurs in the event that a key board member or staff member leaves.

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Posted by on 8/8/2016 7:16 AM


From medical accidents to falls in the weight room and broken equipment, there are many unique risks to running a fitness business. Whether you own a cycling studio, yoga studio, martial arts studio, or gym, you will need various forms of coverage to protect your clients, employees, and business.  
Here are ten types of insurance coverage you need if you own a fitness or health business.

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Posted by on 8/2/2016 11:49 AM

Summertime is the season to get out, explore, and bring the family pet along for the ride. However, pets are at a high risk of njury and even death when temperatures skyrocket. It may seem harmless to leave your pets in the backseat for a short time while you and the family grab an ice cream cone. However, just a few minutes in the car, even with the windows down, can be dangerous or even fatal to your smaller, four-legged companions.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 7/6/2016 6:08 AM

As a nonprofit organization, most of your workforce is probably comprised of volunteers. These individuals devote their time and energy to help the community through your organization. Though these individuals offer their services without expecting compensation, they still require supervision to ensure that their jobs are done correctly. Furthermore, it is important for your organization to manage its volunteers to minimize the risk of harm to the community members you serve and the volunteers themselves. Learn more about liability policies and ways to manage your volunteers. 

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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 6/29/2016 11:07 AM

Summertime and the living is easy! From BBQs and pool days to making s'mores and watching fireworks, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the warm days of summer. In the midst of all the fun though, it can be easy to forget about important safety precautions. Our outdoor safety tips about grilling, pools, fireworks, and campfires will help you prevent injury while enjoying summer to its fullest!


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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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