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Take the complication out of dealing with insurance. This is your full resource filled with expert advice for your business insurance needs.

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What to Know When Choosing Business Insurance
By Scott Gerber | February 10, 2021

Choosing an insurance policy for your company or employees is a major step, and one not to take casually.

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What Are Qualifying Life Events, and How Do They Impact Your Health Insurance?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | February 10, 2021

Qualifying life events provide opportunities for you and your employees to alter your health insurance coverage outside of the open enrollment period.

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The Best Business Liability Insurance Providers of 2021
By Nicole Urbanowicz | February 08, 2021

Business.com is the most popular review site for business liability insurance. Compare service features and prices to make your buying decisions easy.

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need as a Small Business Owner?
By Martin Ochwat | February 04, 2021

Here are the main reasons to get life insurance as a business owner and how to determine the appropriate coverage amount.

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Business Insurance 101 for 2021: Here's What You Need to Know
By Jay Bregman | December 30, 2020

In normal times, making the right choices about business insurance for a new venture can be overwhelming. In a pandemic, the stakes are even higher. So where do you start?

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18 Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Get Business Insurance
By Scott Gerber | December 30, 2020

Entrepreneurs should think through these factors first before choosing insurance.

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How can I get my staff motivated and evaluated properly?
By Ekta Mishra | 14 Answers | Last Activity on December 30, 2020

Hello everyone, I am a human resource manager. I think evaluation by immediate senior management can be biased and misleading. At the same time, it's impossible for top management to oversee all...

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What is the best human resources / payroll software solution?
By Justin Boyle | 14 Answers | Last Activity on November 23, 2020

What is the best human resources / payroll software solution available for construction projects in 2015? I'm looking for a solution that is user friendly, functional, and mobile.

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What goes into creating a good performance management plan?
By Andrew Martins | 4 Answers | Last Activity on November 11, 2020

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

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With COVID-19 Rising, Small Businesses Expand Health Coverage
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 05, 2020

Despite a slowdown in business due to the pandemic, small businesses are stepping up, making sure employees have health insurance.

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What payroll service do you use and what do you like about?
By Chad Brooks | 6 Answers | Last Activity on October 29, 2020

Trying to learn more about what payroll services your businesses are using and whether you like the service or not. What do you like about it? What is the service missing?

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HSA Guide for Business Owners
By Andrew Martins | October 27, 2020

If you're considering setting up health savings accounts for your employees, now is the time to learn more about them.

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Any recommendations for a web based HR software?
By Prashant Telang | 18 Answers | Last Activity on October 27, 2020

We are looking for a web based HR software with all features like payroll management / employee self help portal etc. So far we have seen all windows based software which are good, but we would like...

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COVID-19, Lawsuits, a Presidential Election and New Laws: Are Big Changes Coming to Business Liability Insurance?
By Dan Rafter | September 23, 2020

What will 2021 bring when it comes to business liability insurance?

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What is the process flow for a human resources management system?
By 4hrms hrms system | 4 Answers | Last Activity on September 23, 2020

I want to know the exact flow of an HR management system. Please relay to me the HR process.

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I've been managing a new team for 9 months and they are unhappy. What do I do?
By Leah Benard-Boggs | 10 Answers | Last Activity on July 09, 2020

I started a company 9 months ago at a state-supported higher educational institution. I have worked in private higher education for 20 years. I am still learning the culture of my current place of...

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Will Insurers Cover Business Losses From COVID-19?
By Dan Rafter | June 24, 2020

As restrictions start to lift, a big question remains: Will governments and lawsuits force insurance providers to cover businesses' coronavirus-related losses?

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What Are 7702 Plans, and How Can They Be Used for Retirement?
By business.com editorial staff | June 22, 2020

These life insurance policies are tax deferred over time to build cash value.

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How the Affordable Care Act Applies to Your Business in 2020
By Skye Schooley | June 08, 2020

Learn what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is and how it impacts your business in 2020.

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How to Prevent the Most Common Office Accidents
By business.com editorial staff | May 29, 2020

Keep your workforce safe and worker's compensation premiums affordable by following these basic safety precautions.

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HSA vs. FSA: What Impact Does It Have on Employers?
By Andrew Martins | May 26, 2020

The American healthcare system is expensive and confusing, but for most employers, the choice boils down to HSA or FSA. Both have benefits and shortcomings, so it's important to know the difference.

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Can You File a Business Interruption Claim During COVID-19? It Depends
By Dan Rafter | May 18, 2020

With many businesses across the country forced to close or pause due to the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent restrictions, here are things that business owners can do to protect themselves.

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Specialty Insurance Basics
By business.com editorial staff | May 08, 2020

Find the specialty insurance for your business needs.

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11 Ways to Save Money on Business Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to business insurance. Here are ways to reduce your insurance premiums without sacrificing coverage.

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
By business.com editorial staff | March 16, 2020

Should you buy or lease the company car? Here are pros and cons of each to help you weigh which is best for your needs.

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How to Pick the Right Insurance Coverage When You're Self-Employed
By Chris Porteous | January 26, 2020

Don't skip on insurance. Here's how to determine what coverage you need and how to get it.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Have Life Insurance Plans
By Anand Srivastava | December 24, 2019

Find out how insurance policies could help with your business maintenance.

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How Will AI Work Against Insurance Fraud?
By Rafael Lourenco | December 23, 2019

Learn how the AI tech that detects e-commerce fraud can combat insurance fraud as well.

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Surviving Open Enrollment: A Four-Step Health Insurance Guide for Small Businesses
By Jason Hargraves | November 29, 2019

Open enrollment is a time of year when employees can choose, drop or change their employer-sponsored health care coverage.