With millions of Americans losing work this year, it’s not surprising that home-based business startups are gaining popularity. About one in five homeowners reported they had launched a home-based business in the last six months, according to a recent online poll conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of The Hanover Insurance Group. While starting […]
Home-Based Business Insurance: Who Needs It?
If you own a home-based business or you’re thinking of starting one, you’re in good company. According to SBA statistics, Americans own about 28.8 million small businesses—and half of them are at-home businesses. The most common types of home-based businesses include information, construction, and professional service firms. But today’s entrepreneurs are getting creative, turning some serious […]
Does Your Home-Based Business Need Business Insurance?
If you’re one of the growing number of entrepreneurs with a home-based business, you may have pondered getting business insurance. But it’s not just a case of whether or not to get insured, but what kind of insurance to get. These days, many successful entrepreneurs and small business owners operate their businesses from the comfort […]
What is General Liability Insurance for a Small Business?
As a small business owner, you’ve put in years of hard work and dedication to make your dream a reality. But what if a customer accidentally slips and falls in your store? Or if one of your contractors accidentally damages a customer’s property while working on a job? These unexpected events could create a major […]
Who Covers Company Equipment Stolen or Damaged While Employees Work From Home?
Earlier this year, John Sebak handled an insurance claim filed by someone who was working from home and got into a car accident. The accident destroyed a computer owned by the person’s employer. “The car insurance didn’t cover it, but their home insurance policy did,” said Mr. Sebak, owner of Sebak Insurance Agency in Natrona […]
Insurance for Home Day Care Businesses
When caring for children in your home, having the proper insurance is essential. Here are a few considerations when selecting a home day care insurance policy. What is Home Day Care Insurance? Home day car insurance, also known as child care insurance, protects care providers from the unique risks at-home day cares may face. While […]