South Western Group Covers Accident Investigators Where They Need It Most

Feb 2021

Whether it’s a motor vehicle collision or an aviation accident, an accident can strike seemingly out of nowhere, and the causes of such accidents are rarely transparent. That’s where accident investigators come in. These professionals are called upon to handle investigation-related responsibilities at the scene, often working with police and other parties involved. They play a pivotal role in determining the accident’s cause, including determining who is at fault, gathering evidence, and reporting on findings.

Alarm Installers Get Tailored Coverage With SWG SECURE

Jan 2021

Whether people, property, or businesses, alarm systems protect what is most important to us. In light of this fact, the popularity of jobs in security is growing in Canada. A 2020 Statista Research Report shows that the market size of security services in Canada rose steadily from 5.21 to 5.4 billion US dollars from 2015 to 2020. (1) Alarm installation companies and contractors will always be in business as long as people have valuable assets and property to protect. This particular sector within the security industry comes with its own unique set of complications and risks, which is why South Western Group offers specialized coverage tailored to the needs of these businesses.

What Brokers Need To Know About The Food Truck Industry

Jan 2021

Street vendors are a small but mighty part of Canada’s economy. Over the last few years, this sector has innovated to both meet evolving consumer tastes and attract new customers. From Canadian food truck festivals to food truck weddings, street vendors are beloved across the country.

SWG PL: Web Hosting Services 101 - What Brokers Need To Know

Jan 2021

Web hosting service businesses host websites while providing both Internet access and storage. Typically hired by the webmaster of a company, or by the IT department of a medium to large company, web hosting services need to know the importance of online security to ensure the protection of their customers’ websites and content.

SWG PL: Funeral Directors Need Coverage As Unique As Their Job

Jan 2021

According to the government of Canada website, there were more than 1,500 funeral establishments in the country, (1) the bulk of which operate out of British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. Most of these establishments are small to medium sized businesses (99.6%) and profitable (82.2%). (1) These professionals bear the weight of the increased need for their services due to COVID-19, and many have reported they are overworked. (2)

SWG PL: As Life Coaches Help Us Take on Our New Year’s Resolutions, Here’s What Brokers Need to Know

Dec 2020

As we approach a new year, thousands of Canadians stuck at home will have had plenty of time to reflect on their goals for 2021. Whether it’s getting in shape, making a scary career move, or working on our relationships, there’s a life coach out there eager to help people transform their lives for the better. And this industry shows no signs of slowing down. According to a 2020 study by the ICF (International Coaching Federation), there were approximately 71,000 coach practitioners in 2019 globally, an increase of 33% on the 2015 estimate. (1) Total annual revenue in North America alone was $1,296 USD in 2019, meaning that North America has a 45.5% share of the global revenue. (1)