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.

Points of Courage Episode 2: A Startup to End Workplace Bullying

It takes courage to start a small business. It takes even more courage when your startup is designed to target a common fear – bullying. That’s exactly what Hiscox customer Catherine Mattice did when she founded Civility Partners, an HR consulting firm dedicated to ending workplace bullying.

Small Business Management- 15 Tools for Automation

Small business owners need to do a lot of different things, so anything you can get done automatically is going to boost your productivity. Small business technology has come a long way, so here are five tasks you can automate to free up more of your time.

Hiscox Partners with Slate to Tell Courageous Small Business Stories

Today we are excited to announce a new partnership with Slate on a special podcast series, Points of Courage, which is designed to highlight the courage of some of our small business clients.

The Small Business Guide to Hiring Your First Employee

Guiding business owners into choosing the right first employee to hire is pivotal, as this might set the tone for all other employees to follow. This guide will help small business owners decide what they are looking for in an employee and how to look for and hire that employee. This same “insurance” knowing what it takes to hire the right employee can also apply to knowing what liability insurance covers so that business owners can be sure that they are coveredfor what they need

Small Business Management – 4 Ways to Prevent A Data Breach

Think your small business is too tiny to get hacked? Think again. While it’s usually the cyber hacks at big organizations like Target, Home Depot and the IRS that capture the headlines, small businesses are uniquely vulnerable to cyber breaches.