How and Why to Establish Transparency in Your Business

Establish your business as open and honest to reap the benefits. In this age of digital exposure, consumers can find out business’ rates, reviews, core policies, team members, and more with the touch of a button. More and more, people want to do business with other people, not a faceless company with no personality, or worse, a shady past. Part of what makes businesses successful today is an open and honest outlook that’s followed through with actions. Here is why and how to establish more … [Read more...]

What You Didn’t Know About Business Insurance

What you need to know about protecting your small business. Business or commercial insurance is something that many business owners may not think about too much, especially small ones. The right policy can save your company if you’re faced with unexpected damage, shutdown, or other issues that affect your company’s ability to operate normally. Here’s a look at four aspects of business insurance that you may not have considered for your policy! Cyber Liability: Even small businesses are … [Read more...]

What is Employer’s Liability Insurance?

Get covered – not caught out. Businesses must have employer’s liability insurance.   As an employer, it’s your responsibility to protect the health and safety of your employees during working hours. No matter how safe you think you are, workplace injuries can happen when you least expect them. If your employee gets injured or becomes ill while working for you, they may try to claim compensation from your business. Employer’s liability insurance is one part of a workers’ compensation … [Read more...]

Why Your Business Needs an Injury Management Strategy

Safeguard your business with an injury strategy and plan in place. Most business owners like to believe that their place of work is a safe one. Even though you do your best to signpost spills, tidy up tripping hazards, and provide the right safety equipment, accidents happen. While injured employees should never be considered routine, your response plan should be. With an injury management strategy, your employees will not only be safer, but it could lower the cost of workers’ compensation … [Read more...]

The End of Year Financial Checklist for Your Small Business

The year-end is approaching – prepare your business now! As the New Year approaches, it’s a good idea to make an early start on tidying and preparing your small business’s account information. A little bit of prep work now will make tax filing easier, as well as providing you with reliable information about how well your business has done over the recent year. Small business owners, check out this checklist to prepare your business for the upcoming season: Run Reports Take this time to … [Read more...]

The Disaster Survival Tool That Your Business Is Missing

Does your business have this critical disaster survival tool? After a disaster hits your business, it’s easy to believe that it won’t happen again. The cold reality of it is that if your business experiences disaster once, it may easily happen again. Even with the best safeguards in place, your business can be at risk. From fire to floods to natural disasters, some perils are out of your control. Even if you can’t stop the disaster from disrupting your business, there are ways to stop your … [Read more...]

Common Suits Against Businesses (& How to Protect Yours!)

Find out what potential threats your business could face. Business owners all want to believe that they have a good company to work for. Unfortunately, not everyone can see it this way. With that said, if your employees have felt that the business has mistreated them in some way, they will usually take action against your company. With the increase of litigation comes more lawsuits, but, fortunately, there are more ways to protect yourself and your business. Read up on the most common … [Read more...]