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In this post, we discuss a few of the things you should invest in to protect your new business. Once you know your property and business are secure, you can concentrate on what you do best—growing your company.
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If you work from home, follow these tips for making a few simple home improvements. When you do, you'll enjoy both your work and your leisure time more.
It is not easy maintaining confidentiality around your business ideas. However, it is necessary if you want to retain possession of those ideas. When you're starting a business, it is vital that you keep your sensitive information private.
phone-tracking apps
Most phone-tracking apps can give you information about someone’s location, calls, messages, and Internet surfing. There are many such apps available. Here’s a brief review of the top three.
Did you know that over four thousand people are killed in work place accidents every year and over three million more are injured? The European Commission has launched a new plan called the Strategic Framework on Health and Safety. The aim of this plan is to create safer workplaces for everyone in the Euro zone. Regardless of the industry, all workers have a right to work in a place where their health and safety are a top priority. If you own a business, it is important to protect employees from accidents, injuries, and work-related illnesses. Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone. Here are some tips that can enhance the safety of your workplace...

How Safe Is Apple Pay?

Whether you are a major department store selling designer goods or a local farmer selling your harvest at a local farmers market, accepting credit cards and processing wireless payments has never been easier. Services such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Google Wallet ensure that this process doesn’t take longer than a couple of seconds. But how does this technology actually work and is it safe for you and your customers?
commercial vehicle insurance
When it comes to choosing a policy for your business's commercial vehicle insurance, be sure to do your research. You never know when you're going to need for your insurance policy to come to the rescue. Therefore, making the right choice is truly important.
business insurance
Starting your own business is exciting. It can also be trying. In the early stages of business, one of the most common mistakes is not buying sufficient business insurance coverage. It’s an easy mistake to make. Money is often tight early on. This can lead to cutting corners wherever you can. However, business insurance is one place where you don’t want to skimp. Having the right business insurance is essential to your success.
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What does your company’s network security look like? Is your company safe from cybercriminals, hackers, or digital spies? In today’s world it isn’t enough to ensure your employees don’t publicly discuss private company information. It is incredibly simple these days for your data to become compromised. This is where VPNs come into play.
Fraud against your business can occur no matter how big you are, and there are various strategies fraudsters use for doing this. When fraud happens against your company, your revenue, reputation, and the overall health of your business is often faced with serious danger - that is, unless you take immediate action.
key man life insurance
Key man life insurance is, to put it simply, life insurance that's placed on a key person by a business. It protects the business from financial loss in case of the death of the key person. The main difference between a traditional life insurance policy and a key man life insurance policy is that in a key man insurance policy the business is the owner, payer, and beneficiary of the plan.
manufacturing
Having saved up enough money to get your manufacturing business off the ground, you might think that the hardest part of your work is over with. Unfortunately, you would be wrong. This is only the beginning of the project! As many successful entrepreneurs can tell you, good planning is one of the keys to success.
This post is written for the HMRC but it is equally applicable for the IRS in the U.S. Recently I had a call from an IRS fraudster telling me I owed $5,000 but he could settle it immediately if I paid him $2,500. I called the IRS directly and they said they NEVER call to collect funds. Read this article and do beware of the scammers out there.
In case you haven't heard, DDoS Computer Attacks are on the rise. If you have network engineering know-how and you are looking to make some serious extra cash, you will want to give some thought to working as a DDos prevention specialist. Demand for these skills, as well as salaries, are on the rise.
warehousing facility
What matters more, the security of your warehousing facility or its productivity? Both matter equally, right? Unfortunately, most business owners neglect basic warehouse security in favor of marginal profits. That is a mistake. An unexpected breakdown of a conveyor, a defective crane, a sudden robbery—all these scenarios can put everyday operations in disarray. Therefore, security procedures for your warehousing facility should be at the top of your priority list. Here, we’ve highlighted some measures to help you keep your warehouse secure and functioning at all times.
If you're like many Americans, your life insurance knowledge likely includes the fact that life insurance is a safety net. You understand, in other words, that it helps protect your loved ones from financial hardship if the unthinkable should happen to you. If you're a small-business owner, your life insurance knowledge may even include the understanding that life insurance is especially important for you and your family. But how much do you actually know about life insurance? Seven out of 10 Americans quizzed by the Life Insurance and Market Research Association, or LIMRA, failed a 10-question basic life insurance knowledge test. This lack of understanding may explain why 37.5 million Americans have no life insurance. As a matter of fact, Americans are under-insured in this category by roughly $12 trillion.
cyber security
If you run a small business you need to start treating your cyber security as a serious issue. On one hand you have increasingly sophisticated criminal hackers. On the other there are tighter laws and industry standards surrounding your need to protect data. Therefore, putting more investment into your defenses is doubly important for you. Here are five tips that almost every small business should practice to improve its cyber security.
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Financial institutions have always been magnets for criminal activity. So perhaps it isn’t surprising that they have become one of the most high profile targets for cyber criminals. Cyber attacks on financial institutions are on the rise. Therefore, banks and credit unions of all sizes have committed significant resources to combating cyber attacks. However, this often amounts to simply plugging security gaps as they open up.
There is no doubt that business owners and consumers alike share a considerable concern for cybersecurity issues. Take your e-commerce website, for instance. Have you ever lain awake at night wondering if it would pass a cybersecurity test? Read on to find out about 3 areas where you can make improvements to better protect your business.
SIEM
You might have heard of the acronym SIEM applied to cyber security but never really understood it. However, SIEM is extremely important. For example, it can protect your business from the latest cyber security threats. Therefore, it makes sense to learn more about this important technology and the benefits it offers your business.