Author Archives: The Society Insurance Team

About The Society Insurance Team

Your business is your livelihood, and it’s our job to do all we can to help you protect it. By choosing Society, you’re not only getting one of the most comprehensive plans for your business, but a partner dedicated to your company’s continued success.

7 Steps for Practicing Commercial Fryer Safety

This entry is part of 18 in the series Safe With Society

Using a deep fryer in a commercial kitchen can be a dangerous and daunting task. Fried food is popular in the U.S. and it’s no secret that the deep fryer is a cornerstone of most restaurant kitchens in America. Commercial fryers typically hold around six gallons of piping hot oil at a temperature of 375 degrees, making it immensely important to handle with care.

Whether you are churning out french fries to accompany a burger or fancy crab cakes, it’s important to train and empower employees to operate this dangerous piece of equipment safely.

Read, ‘Fire Prevention Maintenance for Deep Fryers

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3 Tips for Implementing Video Conferencing in the Workplace

Video conferencing is one of the most essential tools in your businesses toolbox when it comes to remote capabilities. But if you’re new to the concept or unfamiliar with implementing video conferencing company-wide, here are three considerations before you make the jump to purchasing video conferencing software.

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5 Ideas for Keeping Your Restaurant Bustling This Winter

Winter is a tough season. It’s no secret that the colder months bring a fresh set of challenges for bars and restaurants. In an effort to continue to serve up good eats, no matter the weather, restaurants may want to seriously consider allocating resources towards digital efforts. Here are 5 tips to keep your restaurant bustling this winter:

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5 Tips for Driving at Night

This entry is part 3 of 18 in the series Safe With Society

Did you know that the second-most dangerous time to drive is at night between 7 – 10:00 p.m.? Although, on average, people only do one quarter of their driving at night, around 50% of all traffic deaths occur during this time. If your job entails driving at night or for long distances – for example, a rideshare or delivery driver – it’s important to keep reading these 5 tips to stay safe while driving at night.

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2021 Restaurant Technology Trends & Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Being a business owner, it’s important that you stay on the cutting edge of new technologies to increase efficiency, drive business and gain an edge over your competition. Between the ubiquity of third-party delivery apps, curbside pickup and takeout orders, convenience has been the name of the game in the restaurant space. Here we take a look at some 2021 restaurant technology trends you may want to consider implementing this year.

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The Society Insurance Blog: 2020 Year in Review

At Society Insurance, we’re happy to share our knowledge and expertise to educate on a variety of topics each week. From increasing employee engagement to understanding liquor liability laws in your state—we’ve got you covered! Read below for a list of blog posts that resonated most in 2020.

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4 Ways to Prevent Roof Collapse This Winter

This entry is part of 17 in the series Winter Defense

Damage to your roof from severe winter weather conditions is the last thing your business needs. Particularly for flat rooftops, it’s important to take preventive measures before and during the winter season.

Ideally, preparation should begin 6 to 8 weeks before winter is in full swing. Here are some ways you can get started to prevent roof collapse due to the elements.

Read, ‘Prevent Common Winter Losses with Early-Season Maintenance.

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What is an Insurance Loss Run?

Loss run reports. What are they and how do I get one? Below we dive into common questions surrounding insurance loss run reports and the role they play when shopping for business insurance.

An insurance loss run is a document that records the history of claims made against a business insurance policy, much akin to an incident report. The report is a document you can provide to prospective insurers when shopping for new business insurance coverage. Loss runs allow underwriters to determine how risky your business will be to insure.

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Improving Customer Satisfaction in Food Pickup

The challenges of today have really presented a sink-or-swim playing field for most businesses, causing many to pivot pretty heavily – especially within industries in which crowds are common. The restaurant and bar industry has made a major pivot toward a contactless delivery and carry out business model in order to maintain profitability. Some restaurants have seen and will see more success than their competitors
because of how well they’ve been able to maintain customer satisfaction. So here are some tips to improve the food pickup experience at your restaurant.

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Overpayment Scam: Protect Your Business from Scammers

This entry is part of 33 in the series Data Security

As a small business owner, you work long and hard to make sure your business is successful. Small businesses are the most common victims of fraud at 31.8% according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. That number is higher than any other business category. The truth is that small businesses are the most vulnerable because they often lack internal controls to curb the effect of scams on their bottom line. So, how can you protect your business from scammers? The first step is to identify the common red flags that accompany a scam and then educate your employees on how to spot them. Below we dive into one of the most common types – overpayment scams – and how to mitigate them.

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