Posts tagged Small Business
Minimize Risk With A Property Loss Prevention Plan

To limit risk and keep your business safe, it's important to take precautionary measures.  One such measure is a Property Loss Prevention Plan. Commercial property insurance can help repair your business after a disaster but having a plan in place before disaster strikes can help reduce your chances for damage. Follow these tips to get started:

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Business Continuity- a Plan for Recovery

A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) can help, or potentially save a company, during times of catastrophe. A recent poll conducted by Womply, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, surveyed approximately 2,300 small business owners and their concerns about threats.

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Employer Responsibilities and Employee Rights in Social Media

Social media has capitalized in many ways. We use it in ways of communicating, searching endlessly and recognizing potential opportunities of value. Yet, these platforms present companies with numerous legal predicaments if not properly executed.Employers are strongly advised to invest the time and resources to understand their responsibilities, as well as their employees’ rights. After understanding all areas, employers can then confidently leverage these platforms without triggering a fracas.

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Types of Insurance Small Business Owners Should Have

Starting a business is a life-changing decision. It requires a lot of time, money and effort. Protect your investment and give yourself peace of mind with business insurance. There are many different types of insurance small business owners should consider purchasing. The type and amount purchased will depend on your business. Below are a few of the most important types to consider.

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Business Interruption Insurance: A Lifeline for Your Company

Most businesses have property insurance in place to protect themselves against severe losses from events like fires and explosions. However, the income lost during a shutdown after a loss can be even more devastating. Without business interruption insurance, the organization may suffer a blow from which it will be difficult to recover.

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Employers Are Sweetening 401(k) Incentives

Access to retirement plans is a key differentiator in the marketplace for top employee talent. If you are counting on your company 401(k) plan to be an asset in helping retain the best talent and to compete against other employers for the services of the workers that are critical to helping your company function, it may be time to take a look at your plan and ensure it's still competitive with those offered by competing employers.

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Why Insurance Companies May Audit Your Insurance Policy

When your business gets a commercial insurance policy, in many cases the premium assigned isn't final. It's actually an estimate. Insurance carriers assign a premium from an informed estimate, based on prior years of business activities.

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What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Common and Costly Claims

There were several programs established by the Social Security Act to ensure individuals with disabilities and those who retire have supplemental income. It also established a program for survivors to receive a death benefit. Supplemental income from Social Security keeps more than 40 percent of the elderly population out of poverty. With all of the changes and amendments made since 1935, the tax implications are complicated for individuals and employers. The following are 10 common tax questions related to Social Security.

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Workplace Safety Update: Crisis Communication Plans

When you began your business, you had a detailed plan for success. As time went on, you planned ahead for growth and expansion.  Along the way, a crisis or unexpected event is bound to happen.  What is your plan of action in time of crisis? In today’s world of instant information and Internet rumors, every business must have an emergency communication plan in place – before disaster strikes.

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