CFIB and Northbridge Insurance partner to protect small businesses
Nov 09, 2017, 07:00 ET
TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is proud to announce that it has chosen Northbridge Insurance as its exclusive commercial insurance partner to help ensure its members get the right coverage to protect their businesses.
"Small business owners wear every hat when it comes to running their business," said Dan Kelly, President at CFIB. "Northbridge Insurance understands our members don't have a lot of time, so they've developed an insurance solution that's fast and simple and recognizes the important role brokers play in assessing business owners' unique needs."
Through the partnership, CFIB members have exclusive access to an enhanced small business insurance solution from Northbridge Insurance that includes comprehensive property and liability coverage, plus cyber risk protection. Members also receive Legal Expense Insurance, covering up to $100,000 in legal costs, underwritten by DAS Canada.
In addition, CFIB members enjoy unlimited telephone access to Legal Assist services, which provide general legal advice for business questions ranging from product ideas to contract legalese and employment issues.
The partnership is unique in that it also supports the CFIB membership base: Northbridge has ensured that CFIB's insurance broker members can easily offer the program to prospective customers.
"We've spent a lot of time connecting with small business owners to get a better understanding of their needs and the challenges they face," said Ilda Dinis, Senior Vice President, Customer Innovation & Experience at Northbridge Insurance. "We're excited to work with brokers to help ensure our customers get the right protection for their businesses."
More details on the CFIB's partnership program are available at cfib-fcei.ca/privilege-programs.
About the Canadian Federation of Independent Business
CFIB is Canada's largest association of small and medium-sized businesses with 109,000 members across every sector and region. Visit us at cfib.ca.
About Northbridge Insurance
Northbridge Insurance is a leading Canadian commercial insurer. Working with our broker partners, we focus on understanding the needs of our customers and on creating solutions that make a difference to their success. Visit us at www.nbins.com to learn more.
About DAS Canada
DAS Canada is a full-service specialist in Legal Expense Insurance. We lead the Legal Expense Insurance market in Canada and are committed to creating access to justice for Canadians. DAS Canada is part of DAS Group, the global market leader in Legal Expense Insurance and a subsidiary of ERGO—the primary insurer of Munich Re Group. Visit us at www.das.ca to learn more.
SOURCE Canadian Federation of Independent Business (Toronto)
For further information: Andy Radia, Media Relations Specialist, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, +1-647-464-2814, [email protected]; Ilda Dinis, Northbridge Insurance, +1 (416) 350-4495, [email protected]
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