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Archives: 2022

Is My Business Covered in the Event of a Cyber Attack?

Small business owners are not exempt from the risk of a cyberattack. The loss of customer data is a financial disaster, and with cyber incursions becoming more common, and hitting even the largest companies, from banks to retails to online giants with extensive security, it is well worth ensuring your business has adequate cyber insurance. The Costs of a Cyber Breach The financial losses a...

Top 3 Business Insurance Myths

Insurance is essential in today’s economic environment. We have health insurance in case we become ill or injured. We carry auto insurance so we can legally drive and for protection in case of a crash. Businesses are no exception to the rule. If you own a business, you need the right kinds of business insurance coverage to protect it. The following are common business insurance...

If You Blog, You May Need Professional Liability Insurance

Every business is advised to have a blog, but does this come with risks? Surprisingly, yes. A blog may mention a specific company, competitor, or include claims regarding results, and under the right conditions, could lead to a lawsuit. Companies that make promises about what they can achieve can be at high risk. What if the advice is taken, with no result, or a bad...

How Will Inflation Impact My Coverage?

Inflation – no one loves it. When it hits a business, it affects the cost of goods, particularly for any business that manufactures products, and can have an impact on the cost of business insurance. The types of policies that may increase in price due to inflation include: Commercial property insurance: The construction industry is suffering growing pains, exacerbated by the radical increase in the...

How Should I Budget for Business Insurance?

Your business insurance should cover every possible risk for your operation. It may surprise you that as a basic calculation, the entire range of business insurances, including commercial liability, commercial property insurance, health insurance for employees, workers’ compensation, and other insurances should be budgeted at about 20 to 30 percent of expected gross sales. Smaller businesses can expect to budget far less. Every industry, and...