No business is totally immune from disaster. Every year, businesses temporarily shut down—or close forever—because of a disaster such as a flood, fire or hurricane. Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after a disaster and another 25 percent fail within one year, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), as of 2018, there were more than 78 million dogs in the United States, which resulted in 4.5 million dog bites! The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports over 36% of households in the U.S. own at least one dog and bites often occur by dogs who are familiar to us.
Severe winter weather can disrupt your business and put a damper on productivity. You can prepare for those potential disruptions by distilling your business into three important categories and then taking steps in advance to prevent and protect against them.
Snow, sleet, ice and below freezing temperatures all have an effect on driving conditions. During winter, safety depends on driver performance in winter hazards, good vehicle maintenance—and common sense. These tips will help you and your car weather the winter.
If you’re a landscaper or contractor whose services include plowing snow and clearing driveways, retail parking lots, or apartment building parking lots, in addition to your regular contracting operations, having snow plow liability insurance – is absolutely vital.
Contracting can be a very labor-intensive job which often poses risks to yourself or your employees and can result in property damage, lost, stolen, or broken tools, and vehicle accidents. As a good business owner, protecting your New Jersey contracting business is of utmost importance.
Researchers at Travelers have recently released their interactive report, The Top Ways Things Can Go Wrong, which identifies the most common and costliest causes of home damage.
What is Errors and Omissions Insurance?
Errors & Omissions Insurance (E&O) helps cover the costs of claims against your business that mistakes or omissions were made in providing its services. This coverage is also known as Professional Liability Insurance. Typically, these claims are made by customers or clients of your business who claim they suffered damages because of mistakes your business committed while providing professional services.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has strict laws in place to protect job candidates and employees from discrimination. You should avoid asking job interview questions about age, disability, genetic information, race or ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, having children, pregnancy, or planning to start a family.