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September 08, 2017

"Batten Down the Hatches: Getting Your Business Prepared for Hurricane Season" - Jim Goss, SVP, featured in Insurance Research Letter

Hurricane season is once again in full swing, but is your business ready should a catastrophe strike? Last year was the most active hurricane season in a half-decade, with damage from Hurricane Matthew alone topping $10 billion and flashbacks of the economic losses from past storms like hurricanes Sandy and Katrina. According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, 30 percent of small businesses will be impacted by a natural disaster at some point, and the financial impacts can linger for years. Even today, the effects of Sandy and Katrina continue to inform how businesses in high impact regions protect their offices, equipment, manufacturing facilities, and employees.

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