Insureon Blog

10 - 20% of Businesses Make this Expensive Mistake. Do You?

18. August 2015 07:39
Up to one in five employers misclassify at least one worker as an independent contractor, a mistake that can lead to lawsuits and a heap of regulatory fines. [More]

Keep Workers' Comp Injuries from Weighing Down Your Business

17. August 2015 07:41
Alternative return-to-work programs may be a good option for labor-intensive businesses that don't have light-duty assignments to offer recuperating employees. [More]

Bleep Bleep, Bloop Bloop. You Just Got Hacked Again.

14. August 2015 06:14
Recent hacks combine malware with social engineering fraud. Detecting these schemes may be difficult, but they usually involve phony invoices from actual vendors. [More]

Lawsuits, Extra Business Expenses, and Frustrated Customers: The Aftermath of a Data Breach

13. August 2015 08:32
There's no hard figure for the cost of a data breach, but MIE's breach illustrates the many hidden expenses, such as lawsuits, call centers, and lost customers. [More]

Hello? It's Me. I'm Hacking You.

12. August 2015 07:21
Hackers may trick unsuspecting employees into giving up sensitive information on phone calls. Making employees aware of this tactic can help reduce risk. [More]

Business Tips from the Farmers Market

11. August 2015 07:28
Ever notice that people are drawn to farmers markets? These three tips can help you capture the magic of farmers markets at your business. [More]

The October 1 Card Reader Update Deadline Nobody's Talking About

10. August 2015 07:31
October 2015 is when chip-enabled credit cards take over. You can be liable for breaches if you don't have a card reader that supports this new tech. [More]

The Small Business Guide to Cyber Liability Insurance

7. August 2015 07:30
Cyber Liability Insurance is a useful part of data breach risk management, but it has its limitations. Preventing breaches from the outset is still the goal. [More]

Congress Raises Limit on SBA-Backed Loans

6. August 2015 07:38
On July 28, Congress passed legislation to renew the federal loan guarantee program for small businesses and raise the program's cap to $23.5 billion. [More]

For Small Businesses, Online Lenders May Be More Risk than Reward

5. August 2015 07:58
Online borrowing is risky because federal regulations may not apply and can't protect you from predatory practices. Alternative financing options may be safer. [More]