Tag: Business

Hiring Remote Freelancers: What You Need to Know

The way we work is changing quickly. As the world grows increasingly connected, it’s become easier for people to work remotely—from cafés, in shared workspaces or at home. Increasingly, Americans are taking advantage of the flexibility of remote work and going into business for themselves. According the Freelancers’ Union, 54 million U.S. workers have done some form of freelance work in 2015. For small businesses,...

Is Your Small Business Ready for Its Grand Opening?

By the time Erin Merritt started writing a business plan to open her own pharmacy, she had internships and work experiences at 14 different dispensaries under her belt. But, when she launched Modern Apothecary in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 2014, she wanted an entirely different setting than the one she trained in. Build Your Business Insurance Knowledge Hard work goes into every success. Learn more about...

Does your business need worker's compensation insurance?

Workers’ compensation insurance protects businesses from expenses resulting from on-the-job injury or illness. Being an entrepreneur can be a lot of fun, but it’s also hard work and involves risk. But, you don’t need to leave your business at risk. Workers’ compensation insurance is something almost every business needs – whether you have employees or not. You’re probably wondering, “Why do I need workers’ compensation...