If you have a small business, you might wonder about workers’ compensation insurance. It’s one of the coverages that comes up a lot when business insurance becomes the topic of conversation. What’s the big deal about workers’ comp insurance? Why do you as a small business need workers’ compensation insurance? We’re going to explain what workers’ comp does and explain why it’s so important for small businesses to have it.
There has been a lot in the news about the coronavirus (COVID-19). You’ve probably heard many different stats, stories, and warnings about it. Since the coronavirus has been affecting multiple countries worldwide, small businesses may be concerned about what would happen if their supply or inventory was cut off. Small businesses may also be concerned about other effects of the coronavirus – for example, if COVID-19 hit their area and they had to close. It’s a little complicated. We’ll explain what you as a small business should know.
The term “general liability” may lead you to believe that this coverage can handle all sorts of injuries and claims against your business, no matter the visitor. However, one type of frequent visitor – your employee – may not be covered by this policy. Let’s take a look at why your general liability insurance may not cover the injuries of employees and how you can keep your business protected in various situations.
As a business owner, you might not relish the prospect of dealing with business insurance. One coverage that you probably hear a lot about is general liability. Why do you need general liability insurance? Why is it such a big deal? We’re going to go over six reasons why your business may need general liability insurance.
If you run a daycare, it might feel like your days are filled with barely organized chaos. Kids are a lot of work! Not only that, but your business (even though you might not think of your daycare as a “business”) is open to a lot of risks. Now, you probably want to focus on the kids and your daycare. You probably don’t want to be dwelling on the what-ifs. So that’s why there’s daycare insurance. How do you get insurance for a daycare? We’ll explain.
Being a landscaper can mean days full of surprises and risks. Between the various sizes of equipment and wide scopes of work, you know that there’s more to keeping a green space prim and proper than just handling some shears. You’ll also need to keep your professional materials properly protected. Yet, it can be tough to know where to start your landscaper insurance search. So, here’s a quick guide to getting the right insurance for your landscaping business.
The FMCSA’s goal is to make the roads safer – they regulate the trucking industry with safety as a top priority. Trucks are subject to many different laws, regulations, and requirements. Inspections can be stressful, but they are inevitable. Trucking safety is important, and that includes the proper handling of hazardous materials. That’s why there’s an entire BASIC (Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category) about it, and it’s called, unsurprisingly, the Hazardous Materials Compliance BASIC. We’ll go over what you need to know about this particular BASIC.
Whether you’re a 1099 worker or you own your own contracting company, you know that there are tons of risks to worry about in your industry. There are also tons of regulations and expectations from your customers that you have to follow. One way you can put regulators and customers at ease is with the right insurance. But navigating contractors’ insurance can be tough and time-consuming, especially with such a busy schedule. So, here are some tips on how to get the best contractor insurance for your business.
Air conditioning contractors handle many different kinds of work. You might install or repair AC units, or maybe you do duct work and vent work. You might work with air filtration and ventilation, or perhaps you also work with heating units. Maybe you do all of the above! At any rate, you’ve got your fair share of risk that you need to be protected from. The first step of combatting and mitigating risk is understanding where that risk comes from, so we’re going to go over where you should be on the lookout from risk.
If you have a used car lot, there’s a lot going on during the day. You’ve got vehicles, you’ve got customers, you’ve got employees, maybe you’ve even got a repair shop or facility. In short, there’s a lot of moving parts (no pun intended). So, you might be wondering how you can protect your business. How can you mitigate the risks of having a used car lot? Here are a few tips for managing your risks.