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Coalition + Attune FAQ

We're thrilled to announce were acquired by Coalition, Inc. (Coalition), a leading cyber insurance and security provider, combining comprehensive insurance and proactive cybersecurity tools to help businesses manage and mitigate cyber risk.

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Coalition Completes Acquisition of Attune Insurance

The combined entity will be the world's largest commercial insuretech provider with over 130,000 policyholders

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Check out our current promotions

You have the ability to grow your business and the revenue you take home with our end-of-year promotion.

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We updated our underwriting guidelines

There have been a few changes with regards to acceptable exposures and available limits for our BOP products (Blackboard and Accredited) for new business.

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Louisiana and Texas Moratorium

A moratorium for tropical Storm Nicholas has been implemented for Blackboard and Accredited policies.

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Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi Moratorium

Update -Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 The binding moratorium for Alabama and Mississippi lifted today.

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We’re closed on Monday, Sept. 6

If you need assistance, please contact our Customer Care Team, and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Caldor Fire Moratorium

Effective immediately, requests to bind or request to increase BOP coverage in the following areas of California are under a binding moratorium until further notice.

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Dixie Fire Moratorium (Paradise, Calif.)

Effective immediately, requests to bind or request to increase BOP coverage in the following areas of California are under a binding moratorium until further notice.

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Don’t miss out on these promotions!

You have the ability to grow your business and the revenue you take home with these promotions we're currently running.

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GA, SC, NC, and FL Moratorium

July 12, 2021 The binding moratorium for Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina lifted today.

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Lava Fire BOP Moratorium

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 The binding moratorium for Lava Fire lifted today.

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July Promotions

You have the ability to grow your business and the revenue you take home. Here are the Attune promotions we’re running until Saturday, July 31.

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We’re closed on Monday, July 5

If you need assistance, please contact our Customer Care Team, and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Updated Staffing | Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth, we will have limited staffing on Friday, June 18, 2021.

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Updated Business Hours: May 31

Our office is closed Monday, May 31, 2021.

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June Promotions

You have the ability to grow your business and the revenue you take home. Here are two Attune promotions we’re running until Wednesday, June 30 , 2021.

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New States Get Access to BOP+

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SBA Prioritizes Women and Underserved Folks-owned Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (SBA) released new information on steps they are taking to ensure PPP loans and relief are getting to Main Street.

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Attune BOP Appetite Guide

An overview of our BOP product.

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General Liability and Professional Liability Through Attune

Watch our on-demand webinar where we discuss General Liability, Professional Liability, our partnership with Hiscox, and our expanded appetite.

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BOP Enhancements 101

Our Businessowners’ enhancement forms provide additional coverages already bundled into your client’s policy.

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Three Ways to Earn More Revenue

You have the ability to grow your business and the revenue you take home. Here are the three promotions we’re running until Friday, April 30 , 2021.

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Transitioning Your Clients to BOP+

Our new Businessowners’ Policy (BOP+) gives you access to 135 new classes along with customizable insurance coverages built to keep your clients’ businesses protected and growing.

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Monoline Professional Liability is here.

Our new partnership with Hiscox gives you access to General Liability and Professional Liability for over 180 professions across 49 states.

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Washington, D.C. Binding Moratorium

Thursday, Jan. 7 The binding moratorium impacting Washington, D.C. lifted today.

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Updated Business Hours - Jan. 1, 2021

Our office is closed Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

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Updated Business Hours - Dec. 24 and 25, 2020

Our office is closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25. I

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Introducing Monoline General Liability

Watch our on-demand webinar where we discuss our partnership with Hiscox and our general liability appetite.

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Worker's Compensation Through Attune

Watch our on-demand webinar where we discuss our workers' compensation appetite.

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Monoline General Liability is here.

Today, we launched a partnership with Hiscox giving you and your agency access to General Liability for over 180 professions across 49 states.

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Updated Business Hours - Nov. 26 and 27, 2020

Our office is closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.

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Hurricane Eta Moratorium Lift

Nov. 17, 2020The binding moratorium for Florida lifted today.

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Northern Colorado Wildfires Binding Moratorium Lift

Nov. 17, 2020 The binding moratorium the below areas of Colorado lifted today.

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Tropical Storm Zeta Moratorium Lift

Tuesday, Nov. 4 The binding moratorium for Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama lifted today.

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California Fires Moratorium

Updated Oct. 27, 2020 Effective immediately, we're expanding the fire moratoriums to the following areas in California

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Attune Announces New BOP Product, Partnerships

Brokers will benefit from expanded classes, coverages, and ease of doing business.

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Our New Partners

With the launch of our new Businessowner’s Policy "BOP+", we’re thrilled to partner with Accredited Surety and Casualty Company, Inc. (“Accredited”), who will serve as the fronting carrier for Attune’s BOP+ program.

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Our New Claims Partner

With the launch of our new Businessowner’s Policy "BOP+", we’re thrilled to partner with North American Risk Services, Inc. (NARS) to handle the claims experience — utilizing their high-tech operations to give your customers the best experience possible.

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Our New Businessowners' Policy

With an expanded appetite, new classes, and more comprehensive coverages, you can write even more through Attune.

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Hurricane Delta Moratorium Lifted

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 | 1:45 p.m. The binding moratorium for the below areas lifted today.

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We Updated Our BOP Guidelines

We made the following changes to our BOP guidelines. Please download and review the most current version.

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Attune's Retail Appetite

Watch our on-demand webinar where Dmitri Strakhov from our Account Management Team discusses our BOP and WC retail appetite.

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Servicing with the Attune Portal

Watch our on-demand webinar where Lauren Collins and Jess Peralta from our Customer Care Team walk you through the servicing features of the Attune Portal, the Attune Help Center, and discuss the best ways your can get in touch with our team.

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Maximize Your Reach with Attune

Watch our on-demand webinar where Solange Luftman, Attune's Sales Representative, provides an overview of our products, our portal, and its features, and walks you through a live quote.

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Binding Moratorium | Storm Sally

Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 10:22 a.m.Effective immediately, requests to bind or request to increase coverage in following areas are under a binding moratorium until further notice.

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Getting Started with Attune

Watch our on-demand webinar where Brett Ender from our Business Development Team provides an overview of our products, services, and how you can get business off your desk and on the books hassle-free.

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Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Depression Fourteen Binding Moratorium

Binding Moratorium Lift | Sept. 3, 2020 The binding moratorium for Texas, Louisiana, and parts of Mississippi lifted today.

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Tropical Storm Isaias Binding Moratorium

[Update] Aug. 5, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. ET The binding moratorium impacting GA, SC, NC, VA, DE, MD, NJ, NY, RI, and FL lifted.

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Tropical Storm Hanna Binding Moratorium

July 30, 2020 The bind moratorium concerning parts of Texas lifted today.

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Tips for Contractors on Building an Effective Loss Prevention Plan

Developing an effective loss control plan in any construction or contracting company starts with a critical topic in mind — safety.

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Updated Business Hours | July 3, 2020

Our office is closed on Friday, July 3, 2020.

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Creating Safe Working Environments for Your Restaurant Employees

In addition to having the right insurance, there are precautions you can take as a restaurant owner to ensure your business and employees are safe.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal

June 10, 2020 The bind moratorium concerning Louisiana and parts of Mississippi lifted.

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Tips to Build an Efficient Restaurant Loss Prevention Plan

Whether you operate a new restaurant or your restaurant transcends generations in your family, a loss prevention plan is critical in maintaining your business.

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Updated Business Hours | Monday, May 25

Our office is closed on Monday, May 25.

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Bench Offers Attune Clients 20% Off First Six Months

Our partner, Bench, America's largest professional bookkeeping service for small businesses, is here for you.

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What do you need to apply for an SBA loan?

The process of applying for an SBA loan can be time-consuming, so it’s important to ensure you have all the correct documents needed to submit an application.

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What Small Businesses Are Eligible For SBA Loans?

If your business is impacted by COVD-19, you may be eligible for a Paycheck Protection Program loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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COVID-19 Insurance Broker Resources

Here are some free resources our team uses to keep updated on what’s happening in our industry:

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Business Insurance 101: An overview of how you can protect your business

Owning a small business is hard — and knowing what type of insurance to have for that business? Even harder.

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Steps to Take When You’re Ready to Reopen Your Business

This guide provides you an overview of steps you can take to ensure a smooth reopening.

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Is the Paycheck Protection Program is right for your business?

Bench is offering free consultations to small businesses to discuss loan eligibility, lender options, and requirements.

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Attune Talks about the Future of Digital Distribution

Patrick Girouard, Attune's Head of Business Development, sat down with our friends at IVANS and EMPLOYERS® to discuss the different types of available data, new technology, and how you can blend them to strengthen your digital distribution plan.

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Free Small Business Resources

To see what’s applicable to your and your business needs, there are a handful of websites that break resources down for you on a state, local, and industry level.

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Ways to keep your customers engaged while your business is closed.

Whether your business is closed due to a government shutdown or you decided to close to keep your employees safe, there are several ways you can keep your business afloat and your customers engaged.

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How to Apply for a Federal Small Business Loan

If your business is impacted by COVD-19, you may be eligible for a Paycheck Protection Program loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Blackboard Insurance Company Responds to New Jersey’s Executive Order

On April 24, 2020, Blackboard Insurance Company issued the following New Jersey Policyholder Notice providing additional clarity around how they plan to handle premium payments in regards to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order.

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Cooking in Quarantine | No-Knead Garlic and Rosemary Bread

With all Attune employees working from home, we asked them to share favorite recipes and ones they tested out recently.

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Fill your days with some color.

We created several editions of the Attune Coloring Book for Attune kids (and employees) to add a little color to these monotonous days, while also highlighting some of our favorite small businesses.

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Blackboard Insurance Company Responds to New York’s Executive Order

We understand you may have some questions regarding how your business insurance, issued by Blackboard Insurance Company, and administered by Attune Insurance Services, LLC, addresses Governor Cuomo’s recently issued Executive Order.

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Three Attune Features Built to Make Your Life Easier

At Attune Insurance, we’re committed to making insurance as simple as it should be.

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Cooking in Quarantine | Homemade Chicken Nuggets

With all Attune employees working from home, we asked them to share favorite recipes and ones they tested out recently.

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COVID-19 Updates for New York Business Insurance Policyholders

Effective March 30, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.13 outlining temporary suspension and modification of laws relating to the disaster emergency.

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Cooking in Quarantine | Homemade Pancakes

There's nothing wrong with pancakes from a box, but if you have time to make them from scratch, check out our customer care coordinator's favorite recipe.

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Cooking in Quarantine | Banana Bread

When life gives you bananas, it's time to make banana bread.

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Here's what we're cooking in quarantine.

With all Attune employees working from home, we asked them to share favorite recipes and ones they tested out recently.

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COVID-19 Updates For New York Policy Holders From Blackboard Insurance Company

We understand you may have questions regarding how your business insurance, issued by Blackboard Insurance Company, and administered by Attune Insurance Services, LLC, might respond to COVID-19/Coronavirus-related claims.

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Introducing Attune Cares

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We updated our BOP guidelines.

We made the following changes to our BOP guidelines. Please download and review the most current version.

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Retail Loss Prevention Tips

Here are some steps you can take to ensure you're protecting the store you worked hard to build.

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We updated our BOP payment plans.

Effective for all quotes created on March 4 and beyond, we will no longer offer the option to select a quarterly or ten pay installment plan for BOP quotes with a premium of $530 or less.

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Why We Think You'll Love Us

We're an insurance company driven by technology and human insights focused on helping brokers and their clients thrive.

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Updated Business Hours | Monday, Feb. 17

Our office is closed on Monday, Feb. 17.

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Earn an extra 3% commission with Attune!

From now until March 31, we’re offering an additional 3% on all eligible BOP professional services (offices) and retail risks.

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Updated Business Hours | Jan. 20

Our office is closed on Monday, Jan. 20.

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What a Difference a Year Makes

As we gear up for an exciting year ahead of us, we wanted to look back and highlight some of our favorite features we launched in 2019.

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We've updated our BOP guidelines

We made the following changes to our BOP guidelines. Please download and review the most current version.

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Updated Business Hours | Dec. 31 & Jan. 1

Our office will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31 and is closed all day on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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Updated Business Hours | Dec. 24 & 25

Our office will close at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and is closed all day on Wednesday, Dec. 25.

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Updated Business Hours | Nov. 28 & 29

Our office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.

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Binding Moratorium - California Fires

[UPDATE: Nov. 5, 2019 - 9 a.m.] The bind moratorium concerning the below counties of California was lifted.

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New look, same name, and an even better experience.

Today we launched our new website and logo.

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Binding Moratorium - Nester

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Binding Moratorium - Dorian

[Sept. 7, 2019 -12:15 p.m.] The bind moratorium concerning Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina have been lifted.

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Updated Customer Care Business Hours

Our Customer Care Center will close on Monday, Sept. 2.

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What's New At Attune - August 2019 Update

We’re a little over halfway through the year, so we wanted to share some of the updates we’ve made to your Attune experience.

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Binding Moratorium Updates

[July 17, 2019] The bind moratorium concerning Mississippi and Louisiana have been lifted. You may resume quoting business in these areas.

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Updated Customer Care Business Hours

Our Customer Care Center will close on Thursday, July 4. On Friday, July 5, we will operate with updated business hours closing at 3 p.m.

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Customer Care Updated Business Hours

We would like to inform you our Customer Care Center will close at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, 24 and will remain closed on Monday, May 27.

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