Before You Get BOP Insurance: Taking a Business Inventory

Businessman taking a business inventory in a warehouse.Once a business goes from ideas on paper to business cards or from hobby to storefront, it’s time to invest in a BOP – Business Owners Policy. And one of the most important parts of that coverage? Insuring your business’s property. Furnishings, computers, and specialized equipment can all add up, and a disaster such as fire, theft, or flood can end your business without coverage. And one of the most important parts of getting the right BOP is taking a business inventory. [Read more…]

Commercial Vehicle Insurance: Protect Your Business

Commercial Vehicle Insurance: Protect Your Business As a business owner, you need some type of insurance coverage for vehicles that your employees will use while on the job: company owned, leased, or even personal vehicles. Jobs that require company vehicles, i.e., sales, are categorized among the most dangerous in the country. They are ranked 7th in the list of the top 10 most dangerous occupations in a 2016 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries by the US Bureau of Labor Report. Your business owner’s policy (BOP) does not provide any coverage for vehicles, so it’s vital you have a separate policy.
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Why Should a Business Protect Against Contractual Liability?

Business contract detailsOne heading in your general liability policy is Contractual Liability. Like all of the sections in your Business Owner’s Policy (BOP), it’s important to understand the purpose of this liability insurance, and why your company needs it. Contractual liability is when one party assumes liability on behalf of another through a contract between them. This coverage is supplied in most general liability policies. It can save you thousands of dollars in court fees if you know how this coverage works, as well as how to protect against contractual liability when it occurs. [Read more…]

Preventing Employee Theft in the Workplace

Employee theft is a lot more prevalent than one might believe. [Read more…]

The Importance of Business Owners Insurance

As a business owner you are looked to as the leader of the business, and also as the person who pays for any mistakes the business may cause. [Read more…]