Tag Archives: advice for small business owners

What Freelancers Need to Know About Liability Insurance

Freelancers know that working for yourself can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have all the professional flexibility in the world. You don’t have to answer to anyone else, you can decide which projects to take, and you get paid well for the work that you do. On the other hand, when something goes wrong, it lands on you, whether you are at fault or not.

10 Small Business Lessons We Learned During Our First Urban Mudder

At Hiscox, courage is in our DNA. It’s one of the reasons why we recently announced a partnership with another company that knows a thing or two about courage – Tough Mudder. Last weekend nearly 100 Hiscox associates, descended upon Randall’s Island in New York for the first ever Urban Mudder! Billed as the city cousin event of Tough Mudder, Urban Mudder is a 5 mile obstacle course in which participants climb walls, dodge lasers, and generally get knocked around all in the name of teamwork.

13 Steps to Create a Budget for Your Business

Are you preparing to launch a new business? Whether you’re just about to start an entirely new business or want to expand your existing company, budgeting is one of the most important steps for any entrepreneur.

Shape Up Your Personal Training Business With Liability Insurance

While you’re guiding your clients on perfect form, you should also make sure that your business is fit enough to deal with a potential catastrophe. Liability insurance for personal trainers can help protect trainers against risks at work.

11 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to pick up a book that will entertain you and also teach you something about running your small business. There’s no shortage of books focused on entrepreneurship, so where do you begin? In an attempt to help you narrow the field, we’re proud to present Hiscox’s shortlist for eleven books that should be on the reading list of every budding entrepreneur.