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Fall Safety and Security Tips to Implement in Your Business

Every season of the year poses safety and security challenges. In the fall, the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, providing greater opportunity for thieves and vandals. Falling leaves can make walkways slippery, increasing accident risks. The following tips can help you reduce the risks for your business during the autumn months.  Install Proper Lighting We have fewer hours of daylight in the...

What Is Employment Practices Liability Insurance, and Why Does My Business Need It?

Employee lawsuits against employers are on the rise. Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) is coverage to protect your business against employee claims that their rights have been violated. Some insurers will provide this coverage as a Business Owners Policy (BOP) endorsement, while others offer it as stand-alone insurance.  What Does EPLI Cover? Employment practices liability insurance provides protection against a range of employee claims, including:...

How To Protect Your Small Business from a Data Breach

Data breaches are becoming increasingly more common, particularly for small businesses. Cyber attacks are a means for hackers to collect personal information for fraudulent purposes. Small businesses may have budget and staffing limitations that make them more vulnerable to attack. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your company from a data breach. Understand How Data Breaches Occur Data breaches can happen in...

Business Income Coverage vs. Business Interruption Insurance: What's the Difference?

Protecting your business with insurance is essential. It starts with understanding what each type of business insurance covers. Business income coverage and business interruption insurance are terms often used interchangeably – but is there a difference? All business insurance policies vary in what they cover. You may have access to a policy that protects repairs to a facility, damaged inventory, and lost income, or you...

Do I Need Business Insurance for my LLC?

If you established a limited liability company (LLC), you chose that type of entity for the protection it provides to your personal assets, along with the tax benefits. Unfortunately, even an LLC cannot entirely protect you from some risks. While your personal assets are generally protected, in certain situations, you have almost zero protection. For example, without business insurance, a slip and fall injury accident...