11 May

8 Tricks to Avoid the Quarantine 15

 

Given the disruption of routines, it’s understandable that quarantine can be a stressor for many. As we’ve all had to find ways to rearrange our daily lives, many are abandoning their healthier eating habits due to a lack of regular schedule, stress and boredom. While there’s nothing wrong with indulging in comforting or convenient foods every once in a while, it should also be the exception rather than the norm. With refrigerators and endless snacks now always within reach, it may take a bit more self-control and mindfulness than usual to help keep the Quarantine 15 at bay. However, there are still ways you can eat well during this time of social isolation while keeping your sanity too.

06 May

3 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting the Life Sciences Supply Chain

 

While the peak of COVID-19 panic purchasing has died down, these stockpiling behaviours inevitably have created supply chain issues for numerous industries, including life sciences. As we make our way through uncharted territory, the global pandemic has highlighted weaknesses in our medical supply chain that poses a danger to public health.

05 May

8 Tips to Get Better Sleep During COVID-19

 

When it comes to protecting our health during this pandemic, we all know the importance of physical distancing measures and regular handwashing. However in addition to these recommended behaviours, improving your quality of sleep can go a long way in boosting your overall health. Aside from playing a critical role in your physical health and the effectiveness of your immune system, sleep is a key promoter of emotional wellness and mental health. With that said, you may be finding that getting quality sleep is hard to come by with all that’s going on right now. Despite these stressful and uncertain times, there are concrete steps you can take to help you wind down to get a good night’s rest.

30 Apr

Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

 

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their operations long term. This is especially true when you consider that many organizations—including bars, restaurants, entertainment venues, retailers and manufacturers—have had to close their doors or cease operations as a result of COVID-19. Not only has this severely impacted their ability to serve their customers, but, for some, it has also led to indefinite disruptions—disruptions that could impact their bottom line.

29 Apr

How to Ensure Driver Safety for Restaurant Deliveries

 

For restaurants, offering delivery service provides a convenient food option for your customers. It can also lead to increased business opportunities for your restaurant.

28 Apr

How to Recognize & Avoid Pandemic Burnout

 

If you’ve ever felt exhausted, overwhelmed and unable to cope with the demands of life, chances are you’ve reached a point of burnout. While burnout isn’t a medical diagnosis, it’s still a condition that shouldn’t be ignored. Affecting our physical, mental and emotional state, burnout is often experienced when we’re subjected to excessive prolonged stress.

23 Apr

How to Protect Your Construction Team from Coronavirus

 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has impacted a number of businesses across a variety of industries, forcing them to rethink their daily operations to ensure the safety of their employees and the general public. This is no different for construction firms, where multiple contractors and tradespeople on a job site may be working in the same space at any one time. In these instances, just one misstep can lead to the quick spread of COVID-19, jeopardizing the well-being of workers.

22 Apr

Pandemic Property Loss Prevention Checklist

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers across Canada have had to either temporarily close their business doors or transition to a telecommuting program, leaving their commercial property unoccupied. However, unoccupied properties are more susceptible to vandalism, theft, undetected structural failures and property damage.

21 Apr

How to Maintain Your Mental Health When Working from Home

 

Needless to say, there’s a wide array of emotions at play with all that’s going on in the world right now. Many are worried about COVID-19, as well as what it will mean for the economy and labour market. Some are having to learn new tools and routines that best enable them to work from home. And in most cases, people are being confined to their homes with family members, children, or roommates who have their own work or school demands. While all of this can take a toll on your mental health, we’ve got some tips to help protect you during this challenging time.

16 Apr

Managing Liability Exposures in a Rough Economy

 

An economic downturn can be a turbulent time for businesses in every sector worldwide. Sinking revenues and economic uncertainty can exacerbate our already litigious society, and even companies that successfully weather economic downturns relatively unscathed can still face long-term uninsured risks.

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