Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Insurance & Business Continuity

Whether you've bought business interruption insurance or you’re just thinking about it, it’s important to understand how it works. What does it cover or not cover? At what levels? How important is it to business continuity? These questions and more are answered in this week’s articles, which include a new insurance just introduced: business interruption Ebola insurance (see item #6).

Most business owners view the whole insurance purchase and claims process as a black art; here’s a plain-language focus on explaining it. (Item #1)   Business continuity planning might or might not lower insurance premiums. (Item #2)   Is life insurance on key people in your organization part of your BC planning? (Item #3)

When do small businesses need interruption insurance? (Item #4)   Before you get business interruption insurance here are some issues to consider. (Item #5)   As Ebola appears in various spots across the globe, the insurance industry this week launched a new product to provide coverage for losses incurred as a result of government-mandated closures. (Item #6)

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