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Category: Business Insurance

How Should I Budget for Business Insurance?

Your business insurance should cover every possible risk for your operation. It may surprise you that as a basic calculation, the entire range of business insurances, including commercial liability, commercial property insurance, health insurance for employees, workers’ compensation, and other insurances should be budgeted at about 20 to 30 percent of expected gross sales. Smaller businesses can expect to budget far less. Every industry, and...

How Small Businesses Can Avoid Insurance Mistakes

It takes hard work, dedication, creativity, and tenacity to get a small business up and running successfully, so it makes sense to have the right insurance coverage in place to protect it. In fact, purchasing business insurance may be one of the most important decisions you make. The right coverage can help prevent unforeseen events from ruining all you have worked so hard to build....

Does Your Business Need Interruption Insurance?

There is no doubt that commercial insurance has many complex terms and coverage that  cause some to ask, “Why would I ever need that kind of insurance?”  One term that is not immediately obvious as to its meaning is “Business Interruption coverage”.   and the benefits of having it as part of your commercial insurance package. Business Interruption Defined Business interruption insurance is intended to compensate...

How To Control Workers' Compensation Costs

Workers' compensation has become a major contributing factor to the cost of business insurance. Premiums are high for many types of businesses, and the additional costs associated with employee injuries can be staggering. However, business owners are not as helpless as they may feel in controlling the cost of workers' compensation insurance. Our knowledgeable agency is available to assist with loss control in several different...

Workers' Compensation Cost Reduction Tip

It is true that no company will be completely free of Workers’ Compensation claims. Accidents do happen, and that is why you have Workers’ Compensation Insurance. The goal should be to develop a pattern of reduced claim numbers and claims costs from year to year. One effective way to manage these costs is to change the way you hire. We have noticed that when companies...