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How to Set up Your Home Office

Many companies are now allowing employees to work from home, and experts say it will most likely continue through 2020 and beyond.  Employers are seeing that they can reduce operating costs by having all or some of their employees work from home.  Whether you own a home business, work from home full time, or occasionally work at home, you can benefit from optimizing your workspace...

Don’t Let the Company Holiday Party Turn Into an Employment Claim

  Company Holiday Parties Increase Risks Your company Holiday party was going great, and everyone was having a wonderful time.  Except one of the female employees said that a manager touched her and made un-wanted advances.  Now she is filing an employment liability claim.  This is a scenario that no one wants to happen. Your business insurance may not cover this lawsuit unless you have...

We Know Restaurant Insurance

Restaurant Facts According to the National Restaurant Association, in 2014, restaurants employed over 14 million people and achieved over $600 billion dollars in sales.  Restaurants accounted for about 45% of the total dollars spent on food, and 45% of adults said restaurants are part of their daily life. This is good news for the restaurant industry because it means that there are a lot of...

How To Prepare Your Business For Summer Interns

Many businesses offer college students the opportunity to hold a summer intern position. These can be rewarding for the college student as well as provide some help to the business. Offering paid or non-paid internships can create risk for your business. We wanted to highlight some of the business risks associated with having interns. Before you bring that person on board, make sure your business...

Agritourism Risk & Reward

Agritourism is any activity that allows members of the general public on your farm property for recreational, entertainment or educational purposes. Agritourism activities include everything from a bed and breakfast, a corn maze, an educational field trip, a store or wine tasting, to “pick your own” and roadside farm stands. It is important to understand your increased liability, by having visitors on your property. Here...