COVID-19-Related Business Losses

Are COVID-19-related business losses covered by commercial insurance coverage? Across the North Shore and Greater Boston region, businesses of all sizes and industries are experiencing considerable operational issues due to the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. At Gilbert Insurance, we are trying our best to help relieve some of the stress and uncertainty business owners like you are feeling as a result of this strange situation....
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COVID-19 Response – Remote Customer Service

Customer Support Via Phone & Email is Available. As your insurance agent, it is always our job to offer our clients the best protection possible. We are currently taking steps to do just that during the current COVID-19 outbreak, including closing our office until further notice to all walk-in business. The health and wellbeing of our clients and our employees is Gilbert's number one priority,...
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Gilbert’s Guide to Restaurant Insurance

You’ve invested your livelihood into your restaurant business and the last thing you want is for the doors to close due to unexpected circumstances. Here at Gilbert Insurance, that’s the last thing we want too. We have worked with many restaurant owners on the North Shore and in Greater Boston to help them prepare for the unique risks restaurants may face. As a restaurant owner,...
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10 Easy Ways to Promote Workplace Wellness

As business owners know, one of the first steps to success is making sure your staff are healthy, happy, and productive. We know that with everything else you have to worry about, however, it can be hard to figure out the best ways to incorporate health and wellness into your office culture. In honor of Employee Health and Fitness Month, we’ve put together 10 easy...
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4 Types of Business Insurance

According to SBA.gov, small businesses in Massachusetts employ more than 1.4 million workers and make up 97.8 percent of all employers in the state. So if you’ve ever doubted the power of your small businesses, you now know you are a major force in our area’s economy. You and your company not only contribute to the region’s economic well-being, but also drive innovation and create...
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Fire Prevention Month

FAST FACTS ON HOME FIRE SAFETY Cooking: Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Keep an eye on what you fry!  Unattended cooking is the most common factor leading to home fires. Heating and Electrical: Fixed or portable space heaters are involved in about 4 out of 5 heating fire deaths. Electrical failure or malfunctions cause nearly $1.5 billion in...
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