Cybersecurity for the Construction Industry

Posted by Noff Colabella on Wed, May 24, 2017 @ 01:08 PM

Gone are the days when computer issues were a problem that only that only concerned the IT team. These days, malware is a growing cause of business interruption and financial loss. No industry is immune to the current wave of cybercrime. For the construction industry, two threats stand out: ransomware and hacked equipment.

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Blood Drive - Wed., May 24th - BNC Insurance - We NEED you!

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

BNC Insurance Agency

American Red Cross Blood Drive

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Changing Weather Patterns Create Cloudy Outlook for Coastal Commercial Property Owners

Posted by Noff Colabella on Mon, May 15, 2017 @ 05:20 PM

Commercial property owners should take note of changing weather patterns. According to the National Climate Assessment, a report created by the Federal Advisory Committee with the help of more than 300 experts, heavy downpours have increased in recent decades throughout the United States, especially in the Northeast, Midwest and Great Plains. Flooding has also been a major issue, resulting in an average loss of almost 8 billion dollars each year between 19981 and 2011 – and flooding is expected to worsen in the coming years.

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Auto Insurance Liability: Are Your Limits High Enough?

Posted by Scott Kantor on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

Being involved in an automobile accident can be traumatic for anyone. If it turns out the accident is your fault, it can be even more stressful. However, there’s one thing that can quickly turn the situation into a financial nightmare: not having adequate liability limits on your auto insurance policy.

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BNC Insurance Agency  and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive.

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 @ 05:22 PM

Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today!

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Storefront Crashes: A Growing Property Risk

Posted by Noff Colabella on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

Shocking. Traumatic. Frightening. That’s what it must be like inside a store when a vehicle comes crashing through the front wall. If everyone is lucky, there are no deaths or serious injuries. Statistically, most of us will never experience such a traumatic event, but with these incidents on the rise, the risk is clearly growing. In fact, you might be shocked at how often it happens.

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Employment Law Update: Rules for Employee Pay Continue to Evolve

Posted by Noff Colabella on Mon, Apr 03, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

For employers, trying to keep up with constantly evolving employment laws is a real juggling act. The most recent wave of change has revolved around how you pay your workers, with new minimum wage laws and overtime rules going into effect just in the past two years.

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Workplace Violence Insurance: Who Needs it and Why?

Posted by Noff Colabella on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

It’s one of the most frightening scenarios you could ever face – a disgruntled employee or angry customer entering your business and wreaking havoc with a gun or explosive device, causing injuries and even deaths. It’s a nightmare that’s hard for most people to imagine.

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7 Ways to Keep Your Construction Site Safe in Winter Weather

Posted by Noff Colabella on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

Construction sites are among the most dangerous places to work, even in good weather. Add winter weather into the mix, and the risks can multiply. With winter weather being so unpredictable, construction managers and general contractors should take extra precautions to reduce jobsite risks and protect their workers during winter months.

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Brian Colby Earns IIAWC’s 2017 Frederick H. Dayton Award

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Mon, Mar 06, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

Each year, The Independent Insurance Agents of Westchester County (IIAWC) present the Frederick H. Dayton Award to an agent who has contributed meaningfully to the IIAWC and his or her community.  This year, the award was presented to our very own Brian Colby.

As Principal of BNC Insurance Agency, Brian has served with IIAWC for five years. In addition, he is a Chairman of the PIA Lower Hudson Valley Advisory Council. Both Brian and BNC Insurance are active in giving back to the community and contribute to the Carver Center in Port Chester.

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