Author Archives: Hiscox Blog

Hiscox provides small business owners and entrepreneurs customized liability insurance, general liability insurance, and professional liability insurance. The Hiscox small business blog provides support and resources on all aspects of small businesses because we understand the courage it takes to start and run a small business.

Small Business Cybersecurity: 5 Risks to Watch

If you own one of the country’s estimated 28 million small businesses, then cybersecurity should be on your radar. According to statistics, about half of all cybersecurity attacks are against small businesses. Not only are cybercrimes growing, but they’re also changing as quickly as online technology. Here are a few of the types of cyberattacks […]

5 Important Small Business Lessons from Recent Startup Failures

As many as 90 percent of all startups will ultimately fail. Even business owners with excellent ideas, financing and drive can be unsuccessful. As a business owner, one of the best things you can do is learn from the mistakes of other entrepreneurs. Take a closer look at five tech startups that failed, see where […]

Start Your Own Business: Things Every Newbie Female Entrepreneur Needs to Know

One of the biggest mistakes new entrepreneurs can make is not properly protecting themselves in business. Even successful businesses can collapse without the safety and security that business insurance offers.

Insurance advice for women entrepreneurs in health and beauty

Because being a business owner in the health or beauty industry comes with particular risks, be sure to purchase business insurance to prevent major losses in the event of a catastrophe or lawsuit. As a small business owner in the health or beauty industry, you must consider the amount of property that you own as well as the number of employees you have and what your business does.

3 Reasons Your LLC Needs Small Business Insurance

There are many circumstances when the assets of your business could be in jeopardy if you don’t have general liability insurance.