The rules related to obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan and receiving forgiveness of that loan are changing constantly. As a result, it is likely that by the time this article is published in July, the rules and guidance will have changed significantly. With that in mind, rather than attempt to guess what the…Read More »
Covid-19 has thrown our way of living into treacherous and unchartered waters. We recognize that the impact to your business and your family is severe and broad. Through no fault of your own, you could be facing dire financial circumstances. The pain inflicted on businesses is as widespread as it is deep. It is critical…Read More »
There’s only days left to register for our regional meeting in New Jersey on Tuesday, December 4 at the Doubletree Hotel Newark Airport. The program will feature experts on three major subject areas – each of which can play a significant role in reducing your business risk. The program will include employment law expert Attorney…Read More »
Most corporate buyers of insurance have heard the terms “Captive Insurance” or “Captive Insurance Program.” However many business owners, including Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees, may have differing levels of understanding of this concept. The goal of this article is to help all Dunkin’ franchisees gain clarity on the subject of captive insurance programs and provide basic…Read More »
As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues, it appears to be encountering still more problems with its web page and acceptability with the American public – so much so that the administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Kathleen Tavenner, felt compelled to apologize to Congress for the seemingly endless problems…Read More »
When it comes to commercial insurance, it’s easy to feel lost in a fog of jargon, legal requirements and confusing options. DDIFO (Dunkin’ Donuts Independent Franchise Owners) Sponsor The Hill Agency, Inc. cuts through the haze, keeping a constant eye on industry changes and working diligently to identify the right coverage at the right price for the Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners it serves. Based in Endicott, New York, The Hill Agency is licensed to provide commercial and personal insurance services in New York State and Pennsylvania. The agency is pursuing licensure in New Jersey as well, largely to accommodate more Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees.Read More »
Maintaining the proper insurance coverage at the best price is a challenging proposition. DDIFO Sponsor KK Insurance Agency stands ready to streamline the process for you with its one-stop shop approach and specialized Dunkin’ Donuts program. KK Insurance Agency is headquartered in New Jersey, but insures restaurants and other businesses in all 50 states. Dunkin’…Read More »
Governor Deval Patrick froze unemployment insurance rates to spare businesses from big increases in premiums and help spur new hiring.Read More »
CAROLINE MCDONALD reports in Property & Casualty National Underwriter that while a majority of large businesses have contingency plans for a pandemic or other catastrophe in place, many small to medium companies do not, which can result in their demise in the wake of a disaster, according to experts.
“Small businesses that don’t have a plan in place generally don’t survive after a disaster, whether it’s a flood or a tornado. We see that anywhere from 40-60 percent of those that are hit like that simply don’t come back to business,” said David Paulison, former executive director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in a phone conference with NU Online.