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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.

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.

5 Smart Business Pitch Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs

Female business leaders face several problems in the modern economy. According to the findings of Hiscox’s 2016 DNA of an Entrepreneur report, a lack of capital is a major barrier for small business growth in nearly every country. Small businesses drive innovation and local employment, so disadvantages to woman-owned enterprises can harm the overall economy. […]

Top Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Looking for a Business Mentor

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Find Women Mentors To run a successful small business, along with properly protecting your business with small business insurance, it helps to learn from another successful business owner. For female entrepreneurs, it can be challenging to find a mentor who understands the unique challenges faced by women in the business world. […]

15 Small Business Grants all Women Entrepreneurs Should Apply For

In the rapidly changing modern economy, entrepreneurs need access to fresh capital for new products, research goals and fluctuating inventories. While large companies that have fared well on the open market for several years can rely solely on profits to reinvest, every new firm needs to set up the basics like a tax id, business insurance, etc. But to grow, they need loans to survive rough business quarters. This is especially true for small businesses.

Top Small Business Tax Tips for 2017

For small businesses, tax season isn’t confined to April. Without the right preparation, you risk higher costs and greater stress when it comes time to write that check to the IRS. Don’t let tax season sneak up on you this year; follow these tips to stay prepared and free of stress throughout 2017.