Why is Assault the Most Common Workplace Injury for Women?

When we think of workplace injuries, thoughts of falling off ladders, slipping on a wet floor, or tripping down stairs as the most common. But what if we told you that 70 percent of all non-fatal injuries that cause days off work were ones that women suffered, and that they are due to assault? It’s […]

What is taking root?

Small business trends for spring and summer. Businesses will further adapt to the modern customer. When customers have more choices than ever, they lean towards businesses that provide a fast, seamless and personalized experience. A small startup that offers better service can take the lead against a large legacy company. This is true for all […]

Half of Side Business Owners Uninsured

You’ve probably heard the terms “side hustle” or “side gigs” being bandied around, but what it really is is a “side business”, a business that is not the owner’s primary source of income. And 25 percent of Americans, roughly 57 million people, have a side business, according to a new survey from the insurance company […]

May Day: A History

The first of May is more than an embracing of summer, a welcoming of May flowers. Today we celebrate the day as a hybrid of the holiday’s origins and the story it took on following an industrial revolution in Chicago. We can follow its path through the centuries and the continents, to tell you a […]

Should Businesses Allow Pets at Work?

Various workplace traditions have shown to be beneficial to employer and employees alike– casual Fridays, bring your kid to work day and so on. But what about bringing your pet to work? As a small business owner, this kind of decision depends on your particular ambient and workplace policy. Welcoming pets into the workplace has […]

Holiday Shopping: Six Steps to Preventing Identity Theft

Shopping is at its peak during the holiday season– and so is the rate of identity theft through credit card use. Fraudsters find ways to steal credentials and compromise your identity regardless of where you shop: online, in-store, or on your cell. But we don’t say this to make you lose hope; instead to give […]

Tips For Hiring Seasonal Workers

The holiday season is fast approaching, and with it the onslaught of houseguests, and if you’re a small business owner, potentially an increase in business volume. Many small businesses find it useful to hire seasonal workers, especially in the holiday season. If you’re finding yourself at the end of your rope whenever the holidays come […]