Business Resources

4 Benefits of Using GPS for Business

Many people use GPS (Global Positioning System) navigation devices to travel from place to place more easily. However, GPS technology can also be useful for business purposes.  With GPS technology, you can save money, improve customer service, streamline operations, and reduce your company's risk. 

Useful Online Tools and Guides to Help Small Business Comply with Laws and Regulations

From:  SBA.gov

From starting and growing a business to managing operations day-to-day, one thing is certain in business – dealing with laws and regulations. 

Whether you are hiring your first employee, formalizing your business structure, or applying for a license, you’ll encounter a hairball of ever-changing federal, state and local rules and regulations.

To help business owners unravel the hairball and get answers, SBA.gov offers a variety of helpful tools and resources.

 

6 Apps to Boost Business Efficiency
From:  Inc.com

Need a boost? Here are 6 small business apps for your mobile device to help make you more efficient, while also saving you money.


Taking Care of Small Business
From:  LifeHappens.org

As a small business owner you are responsible not only for the welfare of yourself and your family but for many others as well, including partners, employees and customers. Whether you run your business out of your home or from an office, factory or warehouse, a well-conceived insurance and benefits program is essential.  It can help protect your family and your business if you die or become disabled. It can help you bridge an important gap if one of your key employees dies or leaves the business. It can assist you in attracting and retaining the best talent. And depending on the size of your company, it can even offer an innovative way for you to compensate your most valuable team members.
This guide will educate you about how insurance can protect your business while giving you a competitive edge.

 

Acord Certificates of Insurance
From:  Acord.org

Millions of insurance certificates are issued every year, primarily in the United States but what are they?  These FAQs will explain what they are, the differences between the various types of Acord insurance certificates and how they are used.

 

Small Business Guide to Commercial Insurance
From:  Massachusetts Division of Insurance

Whether you are starting a new business or have owned a business for many years, commercial insurance can be one of the most important financial investments you make in the life of your company. Operating a business is challenging, even without having to worry about suffering significant unforeseen financial loss. Commercial insurance can protect you from some of the most common losses experienced by business owners - losses such as property damage, business interruption, theft, liability, and worker injury. Purchasing the appropriate commercial insurance coverage can make the difference between going out of business after a severe loss or recovering with minimal business interruption and financial impairment.

 

Disaster Response Checklist
From:  Institute For Business & Home Safety 

When disaster strikes, you may be on your own for hours or even several days. Emergency services may not be able to respond right away. The Disaster Response Checklist from the Institute for Business & Home Safety lists supplies you should have on hand to help you take care of your employees, customers or others on your premises until help arrives.