Long days, hot nights make for riskier summer business: TruShield

summer insurance risks

Don’t get caught with your shorts down is the message that TruShield Insurance is sending to small business owners, as one out of three Canadian entrepreneurs heads into the busy summer season without insurance coverage.

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Inforgraphic: Long days, hot nights, riskier summer business

Inforgraphic: Long days, hot nights, riskier summer business
Image one: Patio season. A man slips on a spilled drink.
Patios are great for sun and fun, but that can also be good places to slip and fall. Protect your patio with general liability insurance.
Image two: For the love of ice cream. An ice cream vendor’s freezer breaks down.
While 90% of Canadians eat ice cream during the warm months, it’s safe to assume that 0% of Canadians prefer it to be wamr and melted. Protect your opration with buisness interruption insurance.
Image three: Calm before the storm. A vendor’s stall is blown down.
Setting up shop outside during the summer is great as long as you’re the one taking down your stall at the end of the day – not Mother Nature. Protect your products with commercial property insurance.
Image four: Beware of Bridezilla. A bride yells at a caterer.
Making the occasional mistake during a busy wedding season is reasonable. Bridezilla’s reaction? Not so much. Stay protected with Errors and Omissions insurance.
Image five: The grass isn’t always greener. A masked man steals a power tool.
Often times, there’s only one tool that can get a job done and sometimes that tool is worth thousands. If it gets stolen, you’ll be glad you have business property insurance.
To learn more about TruShield insurance and the solutions we can provide, check out the Insurance 101 section at trushield.ca