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Managing Volunteers in Your Organization

The season of giving is in full swing, and many organizations are gearing up for the busiest time of year. If you're a...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, General

Cyber Security: Endpoint Detection and Response Explained

Security incidents on endpoints such as mobile devices, computers, and laptops have grown more sophisticated and frequent as...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Cyber, Retail & Hospitality,

Managing the Risks and Benefits of Social Networking

Social networks are a great public relations and marketing tool, allowing your company to easily connect with clients and...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Retail & Hospitality, Life Sciences & Technology,

Data Security and Higher Education

Academic institutions have been responsible for several data breaches, and this comes with enormous losses. The exchange of...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

Coverage in Action: Non-Profit D&O Insurance

 Although not always apparent, directors and officers of non-profits are exposed to various risks when acting on behalf of their...


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Non-profit and Faith-based Employee Safety Manual

Ensuring your non-profit or faith-based organization has clear guidelines on key responsibilities and safety policies is critical...


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Recreation and Entertainment Safety Manual

 

Recreation and entertainment establishments can have large risks when it comes to employee safety. There are various areas you...


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How Non-Profits Can Benefit From Board Orientations for New Members

Given the critical role board members play in an organization’s overall success, these individuals need to be up to speed on the...


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How to Properly Screen Volunteers for Your Non-Profit Organization

As a non-profit organization, most of your workforce is probably comprised of volunteers. These individuals are devoting their...


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5 Risks and Exposures That Recreation Centres Need to Be Aware Of

Recreation centres offer a wide range of activities. These may include craft, vocational or educational training classes and...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

How to Better Manage Volunteers in Your Non-Profit Organization

As a non-profit organization, most of your workforce is probably comprised of volunteers. These individuals are devoting their...


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Liabilities That Non-Profit Board Of Directors Need to Keep In Mind

Non-profit organizations provide essential social services that benefit communities and their members. Although members of the...


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5 Common Exposures Non-Profit Organizations Need to Watch Out For

Non-profit organizations provide essential social services that benefit the community and their members. However, there are still...


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Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

 

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

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...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

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...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance: A Brief Q&A

 

Got questions about how the current COVID-19 pandemic relates to your commercial insurance? Thanks to the Insurance Bureau of...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

How to Keep Your Company's Cash Safe

 

In your industry, keeping cash on hand may be a necessity of doing business, not a choice. While dealing with cash can...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

11 Tips for Security Guard Safety

 

Security guards around the nation patrol property, enforce regulations, serve as emergency responders and prevent crimes at...


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Tips for Crowd and Spectator Safety

 

Crowd and spectator management can be stressful and time-consuming. A seemingly docile crowd can quickly turn into chaos,...


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Benefits of D&O Insurance for Non-profits

 

Non-profit organizations provide essential social services that benefit the community and their members. These organizations...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, D&O

Youth Protection Measures for Religious Organizations

 

As a spiritual safe haven for people to come and worship and learn, it is your organization’s duty to protect the safety of its...


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3 Liability Risks for Faith-based Organizations

 

Faith-based organizations face several exposures because doors to their facilities often remain open for long periods of time,...


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Student Safety & Liability at Higher Education Institutions

 

The extent to which universities are liable for student safety is an issue that has undergone drastic change in recent decades....


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation

7 Considerations To Improve Playground Safety

 

Playgrounds are an important part of a young child’s educational environment. They allow children to exercise and use up excess...


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How to Prevent Violence in the Classroom

 

As an administrator, dealing with violence in your facility is a grim reality. Although extreme incidents of school violence...


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5 Benefits of a Safe Patient Handling Program

 

Because of incapacitation due to age, illness or injury, patients in health care settings often need help performing normal...


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4 Tips to Prevent Allegations of Sexual Abuse Involving Minors

 

As terrible as it is to consider, the vulnerability of youth patients in a health care facility make them targets for sexual...


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How to Create a Communicable Disease Response Plan

 

Communicable diseases present a unique risk in health care facilities. Aside from your duty to your patients, you also have the...


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Four simple steps to protect your small business

As a small business owner, you have poured your heart and soul into your work. Building your own business venture takes drive and...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

What yoga instructors should know about video production

Yoga has come a long way in the past few thousand years. As an instructor, using the technology and social networks available to...


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What every nonprofit should look for in a community manager

Social media can be a powerful tool for nonprofits to build support, attract new donors and further their cause. A strong digital...


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The three pillars of effective digital marketing

Small businesses do not always have the time or resources to dedicate much to their marketing efforts, but they have a lot to...


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Basic traits every personal trainer should hone

Every personal trainer wants to increase their client base, and charge more for their services. Here are three fundamental traits...


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Why engaging next generation donors is key to your nonprofit's success

It’s no secret that what motivates young people has shifted in the past couple of decades. For nonprofits, a major change is that...


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Common mistakes yoga instructors make when purchasing insurance

Purchasing insurance is a critical part of any business planning, including yoga instructors. You should be able to teach your...


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Crime Insurance - Protecting you from criminal acts and behaviour

Crime is everywhere. From petty street crime to multi million dollar fraud, it can take many different forms. There are many ways...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

The Axis Group is a proud supporter of Creative Toolbox

The Axis Insurance Group believes that everything we do matters, professionally and personally. That's why we're such big fans of


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Five effective donor retention strategies for nonprofits

 

According to nonprofit expert Chuck Longfield, a decade ago the average retention rates for donors was around 33%. Since then,...


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Elements of an effective slogan

A recent article in the Guardian pitches a formula for an effective charity slogan: “Unique + ruthless = unforgettable.”


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Adding an Additional Insured to your policy

Somebody asked to be added to my General Liability insurance policy as Additional Insured — what does this mean?


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Nonprofit board management guide - Orientation and evaluation (Part 3 of 3)

Management techniques to improve board recruitment and retention from a nonprofit expert - Part 3: Orientation and Evaluation


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Nonprofit board management guide - Recruitment (Part 2 of 3)

Management techniques to improve board recruitment and retention from a nonprofit expert - Part 2: Recruitment


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Nonprofit board management guide - Establishing the committee (Part 1 of 3)

Management techniques to improve board recruitment and retention from a nonprofit expert - Part 1: Establishing the committee


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Everything you ever wanted to know about deductibles

Most people understand that deductibles refer to the amount you’d pay out of pocket in the event of a claim, but there’s more to...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Personal Solutions, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation,

Five mistakes people make when purchasing insurance for personal trainers

Having the right kind of insurance is an important part of any business, and personal training is no exception. You want to push...


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How Directors and Officers Insurance is the ultimate nonprofit risk management tool

Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) insurance is liability insurance for the decisions of the board and other officers of the...


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Commercial General Liability 101

Wondering about the basics to Commercial General Liability Insurance? Here's an explainer from Axis.


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

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