Don’t Risk Your Network!

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…

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The Captive Insurance Program Opportunity

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…

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Obama Care Update: More Problems – And an Apology

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…

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Exemplary Customer Service to Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees Is Key Ingredient at The Hill Agency

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.

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Simplify Your Coverage and Save Money with KK Insurance Agency

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’…

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Experts Say Small Businesses Lag In Disaster Planning

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.

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