Top 10 Property and Liability Claims for Small Businesses

Top 10 Property and Liability Claims for Small Businesses When you own your own small business you probably worry about things like theft, property damage and fire affecting your business and while these are common claims, perhaps there are other claims you should think about. The Hartford analyzed more than one million property and Read More

Are they a Employee or an Independent Contractor?

Are they a Employee or an Independent Contractor? Misclassification of employees as independent contracts can be a serious issue and end up costing your company money. Having a worker sign an agreement that states they are not an employee does not necessarily make it true. So then, what makes someone an independent contractor? Below are some Read More

Make Sure Your Charitable Deeds Don’t Go Undocumented

Make Sure Your Charitable Deeds Don’t Go Undocumented You want to make a difference in your community, so you volunteer and make money donations. Did you know, that you can also give back through charitable deeds? Charitable deeds can be good or services that you donate to individuals or the causes they support. Please check with your tax Read More

Small Business Tips for Saving Money on Energy Costs

Small Business Tips for Saving Money on Energy Costs Businesses spend time thinking about the product or service that they offer to clients but chances are your small business can also increase its energy efficiency and lower utility costs. Here are some tips to improve the energy efficiency of your operations. Heating Systems – Boilers Read More

Think your business doesn’t need flood insurance?

Think your business doesn’t need flood insurance? This business owner didn’t think he needed flood insurance. When he was forced to obtain flood insurance as part of his line of credit application, he wasn’t happy.  When they sustained devastating damage from a flood, their business survived while many around them didn’t. Hear their Read More

Business Owners Hurricane Preparation Tips

Business Owners Hurricane Preparation Tips Business owners, have your considered these things when preparing for a hurricane? Read this guide from our insurance partner Hartford Steam Boiler. Business Owners Hurricane Preparation Tips For more information or answers to your insurance questions, contact us at Allan Block Insurance Read More

Building Big Brands

Building Big Brands In March the Allan Block Insurance Agency sponsored the WCBS 880 Newsradio Small Business Breakfast Series hosted by WCBS/Bloomberg Business Anchor Joe Connolly. The topic was Building Big Brands and what a great experience for us. The WCBS Small Business Breakfast Series brings hundreds of business professionals Read More