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Northbridge, CFIB work together for exclusive small business offering

November 9, 2017   by Staff

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Photo copyright: Media LtdNorthbridge Insurance has partnered with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) to produce an exclusive insurance package specifically for CFIB members and their clients when those members are brokers.

The enhanced small business insurance solution from Northbridge Insurance includes comprehensive property and liability coverage and cyber risk protection. Members also receive legal expense insurance, which can cover up to $100,000 in legal costs and is underwritten by DAS Canada.

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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.

Northbridge has also ensured that CFIB members who are brokers will be able to offer the same insurance package to prospective clients.

“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 and experience at Northbridge Insurance. “We’re excited to work with brokers to help ensure our customers get the right protection for their businesses.”

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