Work Place Safety: How to Winterize Your Office

In New England, we always experience snowstorms – does not matter where we are, snow is inevitable. You need to be sure you are thinking of everything when a snowstorm hits, especially slips and falls, snow removal, heating, and getting the proper protection. With this in mind, it is important to always have a snow removal plan and a maintenance plan for your office. Without proper care, your office could be closed, clients or employees may not want to come in which will lead to lack of productivity. Follow some of these steps to ensure your office is prepared for this winter.

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Reviewing Your Car Insurance for New England Winters

A message on a Walgreens sign that reads 'Frankenstorm Is Coming' before Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeast region of the US in Newton, New Jersey in 2012.

Did you just move to New England? We’re known for many things: the birthplace of the United States and the Revolution, our changing colors in the fall, and home to some excellent seafood. However, you might not be familiar with our other wonder: the Nor’easter. New England is home to some brutal winters, and if you’re new to the area, you’ll need to be ready, particularly on the road. Below we go over the insurance you should think about to augment your current policy, as well as tips to avoid your premiums going up.

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Protecting Your Business from Cyber Breaches

Breaches are beginning to become more and more common like any other disaster, and the after-effects of a breach can be long-term. Last year, there were 1,579 data breaches, exposing nearly 179 million records. That represents a 44% increase in the number of cyber breaches and a 389% increase in records exposed. In this blog we’re looking at how your business needs to plan for these incidents like any other workplace safety issue, using plans, policies, and insurance to keep you and your bottom line safe. Let’s start with terminology.

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Learning About Replacement Cost Insurance

Becoming a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibility, especially when it comes to dealing with your finances. There are so many different policies that you can choose from with homeowner’s insurance, but how do you know which one will work best for you and your wallet? This blog will go into detail explaining the different replacement cost insurance policies that are available to you and how each one works for specific situations.

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Transition to ATLAS: RMV Closure from Nov. 8th to 12th

RMV (Registry of Motor Vehicles) and ATLAS logos.

Here at TJ Woods Insurance, we occasionally get notices from corporations and governmental agencies about situations that will impact our customers and communities. Recently we received such a notice from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) about a closure to their system during a transition from their current system to the new ATLAS system.

Between 6:00 PM on Friday, November 8th, and 7:00 AM on Tuesday, November 12th, almost all RMV services will be unavailable.

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The Importance of Weather Insurance

Planning an event is stressful in and of itself, with all of the planning that goes into it you don’t want to let anything fall through the cracks. There are certain things that you can’t change such as the weather, but there are things you can do to make up for it. Learn more about weather insurance, and how it will benefit you on the day of your big event.

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