Published on August 14th, 2021 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Allianz Business Shield Offers Tailor-Made Coverages For SMEs
The company says it can help mitigate risks during these trying times
The COVID-19 outbreak and the resultant lockdown are affecting many businesses, but naturally, it’s the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.
To help SMEs minimise their business risks in times of crisis, Allianz General is offering Allianz Business Shield, a flexible and comprehensive solution that allows customers to choose their preferred coverage and customise their sum insured.
The are 17 coverages available, including Inconvenience Relief Benefit with COVID-19 coverage, Group Personal Accident to Burglary, Machinery Breakdown, Goods in Transit and more.
In addition, Allianz Business Shield also offers more targeted insurance solutions in the form of Profit Shield and Allianz Hospital Income. The former provides protection of up to RM2 million for any loss in profit, while the latter provides a medical plan with a daily allowance of between RM100 and RM500 for hospitalisation.
Allianz Business Shield covers businesses in various sectors including office, beauty, retail, manufacturing, fitness and wellness centre, food and beverage, education and more. In total, it covers up to 63 occupation classes.
Check out the press release for more information:
Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad (Allianz General) recently launched Allianz Business Shield, aimed at helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) minimise their business risks in times of crisis.
A revamp of the Company’s Smart Retail Shield, launched last year, Allianz Business Shield offers flexible and comprehensive insurance solutions for 63 occupation classes. SMEs can now select their preferred coverage based on their business needs and customise their sum insured. Using fire insurance as a base coverage, SMEs have the option to add on any of the 17 coverages available, from Inconvenience Relief Benefit with COVID-19 coverage, Group Personal Accident to Burglary, Machinery Breakdown, Goods in Transit, and more based on their business needs.
“We have seen the repercussions of the pandemic and how it has affected SMEs in the country first hand. We want SMEs out there to know that we have their backs, and regardless if you have an accident or are faced with COVID-19, we will be there to help them mitigate these risks and overcome challenges,” said Horst Habbig, Chief Sales Officer of Allianz General.
“Allianz Business Shield allows SMEs to tailor their protection portfolio, selecting the types of coverages that resonate with their business needs and the sum insured. That way, SMEs are in full control of the type of coverage and the sum insured they are comfortable with, and Allianz General will take care of the rest,” added Habbig.
“Plus, with the increase of occupational classes and coverage, Allianz Business Shield ticks more boxes and is able to offer SMEs more targeted insurance solutions in the form of Profit Shield and Allianz Hospital Income.”
Profit Shield provides protection of up to RM2 million for any loss in profit for the loss or damage of more than 15 percent of the total sum insured due to insured perils, or should the insured is deprived of the use of its insured business premises for more than 72 hours after the loss or damage due to insured perils. Moreover, Profit Shield benefit also covers expenses incurred for a one-time disinfection service for the insured business premise and testing kits for the employees.
Meanwhile, for added protection, Allianz Hospital Income provides SME employees with a medical plan that provides a daily allowance of between RM100 and RM500, for up to 60 days upon hospitalisation due to accidents, illnesses, or diseases.
Furthermore, in regards to COVID-19, SMEs can secure their business with Inconvenience Relief Benefit, which pays up to RM2,000 per day for a maximum of 14 days.
To purchase Allianz Business Shield, contact any Allianz General agent through our agent locater via allianz.com.my/allianz-locator.
To learn more about Allianz Business Shield, visit allianz.com.my/allianz-business-shield.