In business, and in life, among the most important ways to manage risk is through insurance. For certain types of companies -- particularly start-ups and small businesses -- one major threat is the sudden loss of an owner or hard-to-replace employee.
In the News
Does your small business engage in qualified research activities? If so, you may be eligible for a research tax credit that can now be used to offset your federal payroll tax bill.
Studies show that only a handful of adults are visiting and using information from websites that rate physicians. For example, more than 80 percent of California-based adults say they use the Internet for health-related information, such as medical symptoms and diagnoses, according to a Harris Interactive poll commissioned by the California HealthCare Foundation.
In many manufacturing plants, a parts room occupies considerable space, uses non-value-added staff and takes employees away from their jobs to get the supplies they need. Typically, if staff members need new gloves or a machine part, they take the old ones to a parts room where a clerk exchanges them for new ones.