During the pandemic, many of the organizations that provide transportation assistance and delivery services to those who are immobile have increased not only the reach but the range of their programs. The majority of these organizations rely on volunteer drivers to help those they serve. While these volunteers are carefully vetted, there will always be […]
Cybercriminals target companies–both big and small, and across all sectors. When it comes to managing cybersecurity threats, it is not a matter of if your organization will be the target of a cyberattack, but when. A comprehensive cyber risk protection program is essential for all businesses, including implementing technology best practices to protect valuable data.
Many insurance agents have realized the importance of adopting SEO as a primary lead generation strategy. An insurance website becomes more attractive and valuable when SEO keywords are the focus. Though there are many ways to enhance SEO opportunities, here are a few tips to keep in mind.
While employee insurance coverage is optional under admiralty law, businesses that operate on the water full or part-time still benefit from employer insurance that protects their workers. Employees injured on the job at sea still represent a financial risk because of liabilities employers take on when making assignments, and maritime employer coverage provides for the […]
Many different industries create some degree of pollution through everyday operations, but when this creates the possibility of pollution-related injuries, accidents or other similar occurrences, it may be time to consider getting pollution liability insurance. You may not have heard about this insurance type before, but if your business is interested not only in environmental […]
A Certificate of Financial Responsibility or COFR is filed with the U.S. Coast Guard on behalf of vessel operators that can cover costs and damages associated with marine pollution cleanup. The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 sets the liability limits that you’d be required to meet as an owner of vessels, marinas, cargo and other […]
Associates and other employees or company owners in the healthcare field have probably already heard about HIPAA, also known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which helps protect private health data. You also likely understand the importance of guarding this information’s confidentiality. However, you may want to learn more about HIPAA insurance and […]
Websites for insurance agents have become more crucial than ever. According to J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Auto Insurance Study, customers place more importance on an agent’s webpage than personal interaction.
Staffing agencies earn money by simplifying the recruiting and hiring process for other companies. While most businesses are looking for temporary or permanent employees, some prefer to use contract labor. Here are some things to consider when placing an independent contractor in a staffing agency.
As a business owner, you rely on your employees to keep your company afloat. This means you’ll do anything you can to keep them safe while they’re on the job. Workers’ compensation insurance is just the tip of the iceberg for employees who work on the water. You need to invest in USL&H insurance, too.
As a business owner, you know that your company wouldn’t be what it is without your employees. The best way to show them that you appreciate everything they do is to offer a comprehensive benefits program to your full and part-time team members. Though health, vision and dental insurance are key features of a great […]
Business insurance is a useful tool for ensuring financial security and, in many places, companies must maintain liability insurance to cover claims and damages. Cannabis growers are not exempt from this rule. In fact, they may have more reasons than others to ensure proper coverage. Researching cannabis crop insurance shows that these three things are […]
As an insurance agency, search engine optimization or SEO is important to your website’s marketing. It determines where your site ranks on a search engine. Most people do not scroll past the first page or two of search results. With the right SEO strategies for insurance, you can show up in those first couple of pages.
When you own your own business, there are risks involved. It is up to you to have a risk management plan in place that can protect your assets. Here are some of the most common threats to your commercial property.
Business owners protect their companies against financial loss with various forms of insurance. Captive insurance solutions provide a prudent alternative to traditional options.
When you purchase a home, you want to protect your investment against storms, accidents, and other devastating losses. Homeowners’ policies can vary a great deal, however, so it’s important to discuss your options with your insurance agent.
If your company relies on rental cars or the use of employee and partner vehicles, you still need insurance coverage even if you’re not planning on buying a vehicle the company owns. You don’t need the same coverage you would if you owned a car, but when you rent a vehicle or you use one […]
Owning a business in the trucking industry can come with plenty of important considerations. The risks associated with your line of work can be intense and this means you absolutely need to take time to think about how to best protect your company and your assets. One way to achieve this is with the right […]
To have a successful business, you have to attract employees who will show company loyalty in the future. Who you hire can build your business. One way to avoid having a high turnover rate with employees is to offer benefits, particularly retirement benefits. Retirement benefits can encourage a person to remain with a company for […]
Choosing the right insurance policy is crucial for a small business. Mistakes are bound to happen, and you want to be ready for them. Small business liability insurance is a smart form of protection so you can stay focused on the growth of your business.