When it comes to securing your business and its activities, one important issue to include — as you consider your business insurance needs — is that of "bonding."
Though you may associate the word "bond" with investments (or even... Continue
Cold, ice, and snow can pose big risks to small businesses. It's smart to prepare ahead of time to keep your small business out of the cold.
One way in which cold weather can hurt your business is by causing serious property damage. In... Continue
If you're starting a small business, you're likely frazzled from working long hours bringing your idea into the world. But don't let your full workload delay you in protecting your fledgling enterprise.
Getting business insurance is... Continue
Few things can decimate a small business like a fire, and it's not an uncommon disaster.
In 2014, an average of 12.3 non-residential fires happened every hour. The impact of out-of-control flames can be extremely expensive. Even if fires... Continue
At 10:30 on a Sunday evening, Steve Lapenta's phone rang. An employee of Lapenta's small natural foods business, The Bridge in Middletown, Conn., was on the line.
“You should come down here," the employee said. “A truck just crashed... Continue
Any small business can get turned upside down by an unexpected event whether it's from COVID-19, a wildfire or a hurricane. But having a disaster plan in place can help get you back in business quickly.... Continue
Mark Twain wrote that “many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising." And it's true. Smart advertising can make a relatively unknown brand or product famous.
Yet it's also a legal minefield. Whether on TV,... Continue