What comes to mind first when you think of insurance? Likely, something along the lines of “save 15 percent or more in 15 minutes or less.” Or perhaps the image of Jake from State Farm, Flo from Progressive, or the GEICO gecko comes to mind. It seems that every day, we are overwhelmed by insurance […]

Proactive Risk Management

April 26, 2021

Alison Williams

Proactive Risk Management: The General Insurance Services Way

Continuity is critical in business, and there are few things more important than continuous revenue and cash flow, particularly for small to medium-sized organizations. In fact, just one brief business interruption due to a catastrophic loss can be incredibly costly for an organization, often leading to serious reputational damages or long-term closures. If you think […]

Would Your Business Survive a Catastrophic Loss

April 2, 2020

Alison Williams

Would Your Business Survive a Catastrophic Loss?

Hiring an independent contractor offers employers many advantages. Unlike for traditional employees, employers do not pay taxes on independent contractors’ wages, and are not expected to provide benefits. Employers often save 30 to 40 percent on labor costs by using independent contractors. In addition, as independent contractors are generally hired for a specific period or […]

Employee or Independent Contractor

March 13, 2019

Alison Williams

Employee or Independent Contractor?

The trucking industry has not been particularly technology-focused, but it looks like that’s all about to change. As of December 18, 2017, truckers that travel beyond a 100-mile radius are required to keep and maintain electronic logging devices (ELDs). These plug-in devices are programmed to track drivers’ hours, including time spent waiting to get their […]

New Trucking Technology May Help Lower Insurance Bills

May 11, 2018

Alison Williams

New Trucking Technology May Help Lower Insurance Bills