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Have you ever heard of the Italian word, trattoria? I know I hadn't but if you don't know what it is, you will feel what it is after visiting Basta Trattoria in downtown, New Haven. The word, trattore, means host or keeper of an eating house and trattorias have come to be known as cozy, intimate, Italian restaurants serving simple, quality dishes. READ MORE >>

When we purchase insurance, we all want to think we are completely covered. The harsh reality is: you can never be truly "fully insured". Think about all of the Hurricane Harvey victims who found out their homeowners insurance didn't cover flood?  Now they have lost everything. READ MORE >>

A recent article was written by Sarah Coli, JD, member of the Government Affairs Counsel with PIA (Professional Insurance Agents). She discussed a relevant topic many of us can relate too – independent contractors. Hiring independent contractors instead of employees is a method of saving money, especially on workers’ compensation insurance. READ MORE >>

Workers Compensation (WC) Insurance in Connecticut Workers compensation (WC) is designed to compensate workers whose injuries arise out of and in the course of employment. The employer’s Obligations are as follows: Provide a safe workplace Provide safe tools Provide qualified fellow workers READ MORE >>

Obtaining Certificates of Insurance from Your Vendors As a small business reliant on vendors for your product or services, your persistence in tracking certificates of insurance from each of your vendors helps to insulate you from liability. READ MORE >>

The Low Down on the Question: “What Is Artisans Insurance?” If you're a carpenter, plumber, electrician, mechanic, mason, or any other sort of skilled artisan contractor, you probably qualify for artisan's insurance. You may have heard of this type of insurance before as it’s sometimes referred to as contractor’s insurance. READ MORE >>

Want Happy Employees? Whip them into shape!! You may have noticed that across the country, fitness has become a major trend. Many companies have been creating workplace wellness programs as a benefit to their employees. From on-site gyms to fitness competitions, companies are making fitness a priority. READ MORE >>

Do you have a small business based out of your home? Do you know that your Homeowner's Insurance does NOT cover this exposure?Did you also know it can be very affordable to get a Commercial General Liability Policy? Check out this smart, short video to learn more! READ MORE >>

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