Planning your next virtual holiday party

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

It’s almost time to start planning your office holiday party and we have some helpful tips to help you get started! Depending on your location and number of staff, an in-person party might be out of the cards, but don’t worry – there are a ton of virtual activities you can host for your team! […]

#FeatureFriday Travel Guardian Insurance

Posted on: October 22nd, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

For this week’s #FeatureFriday, we are highlighting Travel Guardian Insurance! It’s certainly been a long time and we’ve all been waiting to travel again. Travel Guardian offers a wide range of products to meet the needs of Canadian travellers, specializing in #Snowbird travel, as well as Visitors to Canada and Student coverage. With the border set […]

Supporting small businesses during a global pandemic

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

During these times it’s extremely important to support local businesses and here at Ives, we want to see small businesses thrive! If you like to support your local community, here are some ways you can show them you care. 1. Spread the word! Did you know that 83% of consumers say that word-of-mouth influences their […]

Introducing Ives Lifestyle

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Lifestyle is a specialized insurance solution for personal lines clients who have high-value assets. Our Lifestyle clients enjoy tailor-made coverage to fit each of their specific insurance needs. Our lifestyle clients benefit from the expertise of our dedicated team of insurance specialists who provide first-class service, top-level claims experience, and policies that include higher limits […]

International Women’s Day

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

On International Women’s Day, we asked members of our management team to share what our dynamic female staff, brokers, and management bring to Ives: “Today marks International Women’s Day, an important day to celebrate the social, economical and political achievements of women. We are very proud that we have built and we continue to build […]

Tips for Creating an Ergonomic Home Office

Posted on: January 14th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

This past year, many businesses and employees have had to make the shift from office to working remotely. Creating an ergonomic work place in your home can help you stay focused and organized from home. Here are some tips to help you build a more ergonomic home office. Lighting: Your space should be well lit […]

A COVID-19 Guide to Planning your Holiday Office Party

Posted on: December 10th, 2020 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Looking to plan an office party during COVID restrictions? With many Ontario cities entering the red zone, office parties may look a little different this year. If you are not able to gather your team together in-person, we have some fun virtual tips for businesses looking to keep spirits up and celebrate with staff this […]

Tips for Celebrating the Holidays From Home

Posted on: December 3rd, 2020 by Ives Insurance Brokers

The holiday season is fast approaching and many families may be celebrating their festivities virtually. With Ontario cities entering the red zone, the holidays may look a little different but you can still keep traditions alive with these quick tips for celebrating the holidays from home. Have a Zoom, Google Meet, FaceTime, or another virtual […]

Red Zone: Announcement from our local offices

Posted on: December 1st, 2020 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Due to Ontario cities entering the red zone, our offices will only be taking clients by appointment as a safety measure against the spread of Covid-19. This is a temporary precaution until re-entering the orange zone. While in our offices, our staff and clients are asked to follow COVID-19 protocols which include physical distancing of 2 meters […]

What should I do to prepare for winter?

Posted on: November 10th, 2020 by Ives Insurance Brokers

The weather may be warm right now, but winter is right around the corner. With this in mind, changing your tires will help to keep you safe while driving this upcoming season. When should I change my tires? Changing your tires in the months of November or early December is your best bet. While the […]