Preventing Theft During the Holidays

The holiday rush is the busiest time of year for businesses of all kinds. With more inventory, more employees, and more customers, the risk of experiencing loss and theft are increased. In fact, According to the National Retail Federation, retailers lost approximately $44 billion from theft in 2015. Of that amount, more than 34 percent […]

Advice for Business Owners: Holiday Vacation Time

The holiday season is an ideal time for employees to take their company-granted vacation days. As a business owner, it’s critical to understand what employees expect from them when it comes to their time off. Therefore, in addition to protecting your operating with a PA Small Business General Liability policy, consider the following laws that […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Training Employees

If you run a small business, chances are you have at least a few employees. As the training and onboarding process is critical for the employee’s success and your own, this process should not be taken lightly. As your business’ needs grow and you hire more employees, keep the following in mind and prevent these […]

Helping Veterans and Your Small Business

Every business owner knows they have obligations for their success: proper hiring practices, quality service and goods, and carrying the right Small Business Insurance package. While these are just a part of your day-to-day operations, have you ever considered how honoring a veteran might improve their lives and your business simultaneously? As November is the […]

Tips for Employers: Resume Red Flags

As a business owner, you have to juggle a variety of different responsibilities including marketing, sales, obtaining the right PA Employment Practices Insurance, and hiring. As this is a critical process is ensuring your business succeeds, it’s important to spot the common red flags that can signify a candidate might not be as qualified as […]

Increasing Revenue by Boosting Transaction Size

As a business owner, your first idea to increase profits might be to increase customers or raise prices. However, these options are not always feasible or practical. According to Comcast Business Community, adding more customers may require capital you don’t currently have, because you may need to invest in marketing, infrastructure, and staff to attract […]

Understanding and Preventing Fraud & Cyber Schemes

Unfortunately, the act of committing cyber fraud and tricking people into divulging confidential and personally identifiable information is nothing new. However, understanding how these schemes take place can prevent your business from being the next victim of such acts. Therefore, let us explore how these common schemes are achieved in order to improve your internal […]

Cyber Coverage Increased 85% since 2011

It’s been evident that more and more businesses are acknowledging the threat of cyber attacks and how it might affect their operations. At a recent survey presented at a conference in NYC hosted by Zurich North America and Advisen, Cyber Liability Insurance is up 85 percent since 2011, but the trend has slowed for 2016. […]

Building Strong Customer Connections

They key to running any small business is to make a connection with your customers. While there is no shortage of ways to do this, including utilizing social media and even lead generation, it’s important to do it correctly to build a positive reputation within your community and properly serve your customers. With that said, […]

Empowering your Employees

As a small business owner, it’s important to understand that as a team, your business will be significantly more successful if you can work together. With a hardworking team, your business will only improve. Therefore, here are some tips to empower your employees and motivate them to increase their performance and your productivity. In addition, […]

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