3 Risk Control Considerations for Retail Stores
August 21, 2015
Retail has been, and continues to be, a driving force for the world economy. Although the online retail sites have become major players across the economic landscape, customer demand for physical retail outlets is still booming.
Risk Control Measures that Protect Your Employees & Customers
June 15, 2015
In addition to making a profit and building brand loyalty, one of your top priorities in business should always be protecting customers and employees. Even if you're running a very tight ship, the potential for accidents, injuries, and illnesses caused by your business exists.
3 Safety and Risk Management Strategies You Can Implement Now
June 4, 2015
Safety hazards and risks exist virtually everywhere. When you stop and think about it, one of the greatest risks you take each and every day is stepping outside of your front door. From car accidents to slips and falls, there are a myriad of potential safety hazards waiting on you and most occur without warning.
A Beginner’s Guide to Business Insurance Terminology
May 29, 2015
As a business owner, you likely have a set of terms that are used within your specific industry that those outside of your industry may find strange. As such, you may find yourself having to clarify terminology for those with whom you are doing business.
Risk Control and Other Measures That Make You a Better Employer
May 19, 2015
Selecting the right employees is a crucial part of running any business, but retaining top talent is equally important. When recruiting, many business owners tend to focus on financial compensation and healthcare, but they may be missing a very important and attractive benefit: risk control .
Insurance and Risk Management: Understanding the Connection
November 1, 2014
In business, as in life, there are risks, and identifying, controlling, and minimizing these risks is referred to as risk management. In some cases, risk management involves the potential for problems that can't be foreseen, such as the possibility that an asteroid will break through the ceiling of a business, but most of the time, risk management focuses on known risks, such as a heating unit that has the potential to catch on fire.
A Beginner’s Guide to Property Casualty Insurance
October 20, 2014
Running a company means incorporating a number of elements into your success strategy, but one of the most important elements to consider in your plan is property casualty insurance. This type of business insurance is used to shield business owners from liability or damages in the event of a disaster, whether natural or otherwise, and it can be the difference between keeping your doors open or letting them slam shut.
Could Working with Health and Safety Consultants Save You Money?
September 11, 2014
No matter the size or sector of your business, having a health and safety management system in place to ensure a safe work environment for your employees is a prime concern. Who you hire to oversee policies and procedures, as well as accident prevention, needs to have knowledge on safety regulations, OSHA requirements, and have contacts with industry regulatory agencies.
Workplace Safety and Workers’ Compensation
September 4, 2014
If you run a business that employs even one single individual, workplace safety needs to be a top priority. An injured employee who gets hurt on the job can lead to a range of problems, including lawsuits and potential criminal charges in cases involving negligence.
4 Tips for Choosing an Insurance Brokerage
August 18, 2014
Most business owners are aware of how important it is to carry commercial insurance for their company. Still, the process of selecting an insurance brokerage can be complicated and confusing. Here are a few tips on how to navigate this process.