Resuming On-Site Operations After a Shutdown

A caution sign reading "Face Masks Required Prior to Entry" posting in a factory aisleDuring COVID-19, many business buildings have remained idle or are operating at a reduced capacity, leaving some maintenance to fall by the wayside. When not routinely attended, a building becomes susceptible to deteriorating conditions and other issues of neglect. That’s why it’s vital to form a team tasked with reopening the site and inspecting the grounds to make sure it’s safe for staff members. When resuming on-site operations after a shutdown, having a plan in place can ensure a seamless transition. [Read more…]

Outdoor Dining: Safety Considerations for Restaurants

Plastic out door dining bubbles with tables and chairs inside to make for safe COVID-19 dining at restaurantsDespite the opposing forces of tightening COVID-19 restrictions and the beginning of a long and cold season, restaurants are seeking ways to stay operational. Many restaurant owners are considering outdoor dining structures – such as yurts, pods, and tents – to keep customers warm while also limiting COVID-19 exposure. However, there’s the risk of numerous legal and safety repercussions should a restaurant neglect the proper precautions. It’s vital that business owners carefully evaluate the viability of outdoor dining and the overall safety considerations for restaurants. [Read more…]

Steps to Reopening a Business After Quarantine

A store reopening for business after quarantine.With the ongoing, country-wide discussions of phased reopenings, businesses are chomping at the bit to return to work. However, it’s important to recognize that even when you’re permitted to open your doors, it’s not going to be “business as usual.” The safety of you, your employees, and your customers depend on the precautions you take before and after opening. Follow our advice to offer appropriate protection when reopening your business after quarantine. [Read more…]

Tips to Maintaining Your Car During Quarantine

Man performing car maintenance and cleaning dashboard during quarantine.Though you likely don’t have many places to go during the COVID-19 lockdown doesn’t mean your car should suffer from neglect. It’s easy to let something like vehicle maintenance slip your mind given the severity of the pandemic. Still, the longer your car sits idle, the more risk it has of incurring permanent or expensive damage. Fortunately, we have advice for maintaining your car during quarantine to ensure its road-ready by the end of the lockdown. [Read more…]

Tips to Follow When Starting a Restaurant Delivery Service

A delivery driver wearing a mask holding boxes of pizza.COVID-19 has forced many businesses to diversify their services in order to maintain income. Restaurants, in particular, are turning to delivery to keep their business afloat until they can reopen their dining room. If you are considering or have already begun a delivery service, some procedures must be adopted to ensure the wellbeing of your employees, customers, and business. Read our recommended tips to follow when starting a restaurant delivery service to mitigate any potential risks. [Read more…]

COVID-19’s Impact on Life Insurance

Elderly woman in mask pondering COVID-19's impact on life insurance while looking out windowThe COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many to consider life insurance or reevaluate their current policies, and the industry has been facing a surge in demand. The uncertainty regarding one’s health during this pandemic is leading many to think about the finances their loved ones will be left with in the case of an untimely death. If you’re looking into life insurance at this critical time, you need to understand COVID-19’s impact on life insurance and how this pandemic has altered your prospects. [Read more…]