Lockton Affinity has introduced a new insurance program, LATITUDE, designed to assist smaller government contractors with 20 to 100 employees working overseas.

The program provides overseas coverage to government contractors’ enagaged in engineering, facilities management, information technology consulting and life support services providers.

Lockton Affinity chairman Steve Eginoire said, "LATITUDE helps smaller government contractors maximize coverage and minimize cost by tailoring a single insurance program around their specific contracts."

Additional foreign coverage provided by the programme includes food service, housekeeping, janitorial services, and light construction such as electrical, heating, carpentry, and mechanical.

Focused on Defense Base Act and related coverage, LATITUDE provides employer’s liability, medical evacuation and repatriation services in addition to general liability and automobile liability, business travel accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance.