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Continuity is critical in business, and there are few things more important than continuous revenue and cash flow, particularly for small to medium-sized organizations – that’s why business interruption insurance is critical to ensuring long term success. In fact, just one brief business interruption can be incredibly costly for an organization, often leading to serious reputational damages or long-term closures.

This form of coverage provides protection against a variety of common interruptions, including natural disasters, equipment damage, and vandalism.

Invest in your Business’ Future

  • Revenue—In the event of a disruption, business interruption insurance provides coverage for income your business would have earned during a closure period if it had been operating normally.
  • Rent or lease payments—Even if your premises are unusable following a disaster or other event, many leases still require that you make payments. Having the right coverage will allow you to continue making rent or lease payments, even while your business is not operating.
  • Relocation—In the event that your primary location is unusable following a disaster or other event, you will likely have to relocate in order to remain open and continue generating revenue. The right coverage can cover the expenses of moving your business to a temporary location and may include both moving and rent costs.
  • Employee wages—If you are unable to operate, it is likely you will not be able to continue paying employees. Business interruption insurance can help you avoid losing staff while you’re closed by ensuring that you make payroll.
  • Loan payments—If you have an outstanding loan, you will need to continue to make payments even if your business isn’t fully operational. Business interruption insurance will ensure you never miss a payment until you are fully operational again.

Help When You Need It Most

Business interruption insurance is designed to give businesses access to the assets they need when they need them most. However, these policies can be complex. Drop us a note below and we’d be glad to walk you through the next steps.

Let’s discuss your business interruption insurance.

One of our insurance advisors will reach out to you to review your information and present you with the appropriate solution. There’s no obligation, just good-old-fashioned advice.
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Wedgwood Insurance offers comprehensive business interruption insurance in St. John’s, Corner Brook and throughout Newfoundland.
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