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Common Types of Surety Bonds & How They Work

A surety bond is a contract that ensures specific obligations are met. These bonds are often required for contractors working on government contracts. They are performance-based. A surety bond is a guarantee between three parties. The parties in a surety bond are: The Principal: The individual who is required to have a surety bond. The Obligee: The individual requesting the bond. The Surety Company: The...

4 Things to Know About Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Employment Practices Liability Insurance or “EPLI” is a form of business insurance specifically to protect against employment-related lawsuits. While the suit may not be accurate, once filed, you will need to defend against the case, which can prove to be very expensive without this type of insurance. The right Employment Practices Liability Insurance can help you get through challenging legal situations without sustaining severe financial...

Effective Risk Management Tips for Breweries

The craft beer industry has been built by passionate, talented brewers, who have invested their time and energy to create new flavors and brewing techniques. As the brewery grows, business risks arise that should be addressed before something goes wrong. These tips cover some of the basics of brewery risk mitigation. Proper Spill and Broken Glass Cleanup Processes A taproom is a popular and convivial...

5 Types of Cyber Criminals & How to Avoid Them

Cybercrimes are on the rise in the USA, and business owners need to be alert to the most common ways these criminals operate. The losses incurred by a business after a cyber attack can be staggering, particularly when the personal information of clients has been stolen. There are five general types of cybercriminals, and several techniques to help companies avoid the risk of a data...

Commercial Umbrella Insurance 101

Business owners put general liability insurance in place to protect against the excessive financial costs of defending claims and lawsuits. Umbrella insurance is designed to provide coverage above the limits of business liability insurance policies. This insurance takes over when your liability insurance limits have been reached. Businesses, no matter how carefully they manage their operations, can be named in several types of lawsuits. A...