Much of workplace safety is common sense. But there is a natural tension between economy of operation and provision for safety for employees, and the resulting risk to the enterprise must be carefully weighed.
Just because you manage your company from your family room doesn't mean you should approach it too casually. You still need to consider the health and well-being of any employees, subcontractors and clients; safeguard expensive equipment and important data; and maintain a professional image to your clients.
Have you been open in sharing your knowledge and talent with a backup, or even a potential successor? It is prudent and certainly a sign that you take this responsibility personally as a leader among your peers and subordinates.
Most emotional responses to decisions in business are generated not because the person making the response feels the decision was unwise, but rather unfair. So I've created the "Fairness Doctrine" as a stated element in the cultural fabric of businesses where I am involved.
No matter what stage you occupy on the business chain, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself from product liability claims. Manufacturers and retailers confronting this issue have had to increase the costs of their goods and services in order to pay the price for not only litigation but also regulatory requirements imposed by state and federal governments.
Of all the kinds of insurance you can get for your business, general liability is one of the most important. This guide will help you identify what these policies will cover, as well as how much coverage would be appropriate for you.
Have you ever been frustrated over the process of buying insurance for your business? While it’s a time-consuming, difficult task, but doing it right is worth the effort. To make the process as smooth as possible, pay attention to every detail and provide as much information as you can to the underwriter.
Every business owner expects risks, and managing them properly is a vital task. Business insurance is an important piece of the puzzle, but there are several steps you should take first to calculate and manage your risks.
What do you do in the event of a loss? As time goes on, your business is almost certain to have deal with an accident, storm, or other kind of loss at some point. By following these steps, you and your business will be able to come through the crisis strong as ever.
Natural disasters strike unpredictably and can cause major problems for your business. You might have to shut your business down for a while to recover, but your expenses will keep piling up. Business interruption insurance is designed for just this scenario.