October 28, 2021

Have you ever watched a movie by yourself and laughed and laughed and laughed? It’s hard to laugh by yourself because a comedy doesn’t have the same appeal when laughing alone. Similarly, working through a painful situation without anyone to share it with can be extremely difficult.

As I observe and cheer on our teams at North Risk Partners who are trusting and serving each other so well, a commonality is becoming obvious…

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Six Tips Organizations Can Take to Improve Cybersecurity

October 20, 2021

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. During this annual event, government and industry leaders come together to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. It’s crucial for businesses to stay cyber-secure in order to safeguard company data, protect customers’ personal information, and ensure employee privacy. We outlined six ways businesses can foster organizational cybersecurity:  …

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Home Grilling Safety Tips

May 28, 2021

As warmer weather hits, the smell of food on the grill fills the air. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 9,000 home fires involve grills each year. With this in mind, it’s important to brush up on barbeque safety. Consider the following eight grilling safety tips: Do not let children or pets play…

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Four Steps to Managing Mental Health at Your Organization

May 17, 2021

For more than 70 years, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May. Mental health—how you think, feel and act—can change over time due to factors like workload, stress and work-life balance. Although the past year has been challenging, the mental burden of the pandemic has enabled more transparency and empathy around mental health.…

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Prevent Frozen Pipes

February 12, 2021

Generally, pipes that are exposed to frigid outdoor temperatures freeze more readily—such as hose bibs, swimming pool lines and water sprinkler lines. Pipes that run along exterior walls in your home with minimal insulation also tend to freeze more easily. Regardless of where they are located, frozen pipes can carry significant consequences—including property damage from…

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Fact or Fiction: Construction Law, Vol. 1

January 7, 2021

As a construction attorney, I field many of the same questions on a regular basis.  I will periodically use this “Fact or Fiction”  blog to feature some of those common questions and their answers. If you have questions you would like answered on the blog please email me at constructionlaw@northriskpartners.com.

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Open Enrollment Communication Strategies Amid COVID-19

November 9, 2020

Open enrollment has always been a busy time for HR departments. Now, amid COVID-19, there are even greater challenges for employers to manage—one of the most significant being employee benefits communication. Given that many employers are allowing telework, getting everyone on the same page about their benefits may not be easy. Below are six communication…

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Adjusting to Your New Post-Coronavirus Normal

July 29, 2020

Health and wellness tips for your work, home, and life – brought to you by the insurance professionals at North Risk Partners.

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Maintaining Mental Well-Being

March 20, 2020

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease self-quarantine at home for 14 days. In addition, public health officials are recommending that healthy individuals practice social distancing, staying at home…

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9 Cyber Risk Questions Every Board Should Ask

October 31, 2019

When a data breach or other cyber event occurs, the damages can be significant, often resulting in lawsuits, fines and serious financial losses. What’s more, cyber exposures impact businesses of all kinds, regardless of their size, area of focus, or status as a private or public entity. In order for organizations to truly protect themselves…

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