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3 Questions About Environmental Liability Insurance

3 Questions About Environmental Liability Insurance

Pollution events often make the news, from major oil spills to industrial disasters. The results can be devastating for the responsible entities. But a small pollution event can be just as damaging to a company's profits and reputation, even if it's as tiny as site runoff after heavy rainfall. Luckily, you can insure your business against lost costs, lawsuits, and reputational damage after a pollution event with environmental liability coverage. What is Environmental Insurance for Contractors? Environmental liability ...
15 Tips for a More Sustainable and Ecofriendly Business

15 Tips for a More Sustainable and Ecofriendly Business

How green is your business? Creating eco-friendly policies in the workplace can help your company positively impact your environment. Not only do green workplace policies help make the world a healthier place, but they can also positively impact the health and wellbeing of your employees while reducing your operating costs, too! Here are fifteen ways you can create a more sustainable business. Go Paperless Paper is the third-largest industrial pollutant for air, water, and soil. During production, ...
10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

Do you need flood insurance? 99% of counties in the United States have been impacted by a flood event, according to FEMA. Even the driest places in America, like Death Valley, have dangerous flash floods. Even the smallest amount of flooding can cause significant damage. According to floodsmart.gov, just 1 inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to your home. 10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance If you have questions about flood insurance, take a look ...
Faces of Aegis: Green Envy, Inc.

Faces of Aegis: Green Envy, Inc.

This post is part of our Faces of Aegis series. We're spotlighting our clients, the people and businesses who are making an impact in our Tahoe-Truckee community and beyond! Read more of our client spotlights here. Living in the Tahoe region means respecting and being good stewards of the natural environment. Aegis client Green Envy, Inc. is doing their part to keep Tahoe green with custom landscaping services and BMP installations.  Learn more about the ways ...
How to protect your small business against cyber threats

How to protect your small business against cyber threats

Does your small business need to worry about cyber threats? You may not think you’re big enough to be concerned about cyberattacks, but you might be surprised at how often a small business is the target of hacks and breaches. Your small size can actually make you more vulnerable to cyberattacks. Sophisticated cybercriminals know that a small business often lacks the security infrastructure of larger businesses. Your small stature could make you a sitting duck for ...
3 Things to Consider When Buying Equipment for Your Business

3 Things to Consider When Buying Equipment for Your Business

What transforms a great idea and turns it into a profitable business? For many business owners, it's the tools, equipment, and other physical assets that turn a dream into reality. From a photographer's camera to a contractor's tools and every retail rack, register, and roll of register tape, your equipment helps you get the job done. Before you start purchasing the assets you need to run your business, here are three things to consider: 1. What Type ...
5 Things to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee

5 Things to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee

Is it time for your business to start hiring employees? If you've been a one-person operation until now, hiring your first employee can be an exciting growth step. It can also feel a bit confusing and intimidating. Here are 5 things you need to know if you're ready to hire employees. Know the Difference Between Employee vs. Independent Contractor Will you be hiring an employee or subcontracting work out to an independent contractor? It's important to ...
What Type Of Insurance Covers Patent Infringement?

What Type Of Insurance Covers Patent Infringement?

Have you patented a product or process for your business? If you’ve created something new and wonderful, you'll want to protect that product, process, or design from being used without your permission. Patent infringement insurance is a great way to protect your IP and your business. We've answered some of your biggest questions about patent infringement and how to protect your patents. What Type of Insurance Covers Patent Infringement? Intellectual property insurance, aka patent infringement insurance, can ...
The 2022 Guide to Contractor Insurance

The 2022 Guide to Contractor Insurance

What do you need to run a profitable construction business in 2022? Artisan contractors and smaller construction businesses face challenges that larger firms do not. But with the right planning and policies in place, you could arm yourself with the right tools to help you increase profits and reduce risks for 2022 and beyond. Managing Construction Risks in 2022 In addition to the typical risks associated with running a small construction business, such as safety, financial, ...
Faces of Aegis: Full Belly Deli

Faces of Aegis: Full Belly Deli

All images are courtesy of Full Belly Deli. This post is part of our Faces of Aegis series. We're spotlighting our clients, the people and businesses who are making an impact in our Tahoe-Truckee community and beyond! Read more of our client spotlights here. When is a sandwich more than just a sandwich? When it's made by Full Belly Deli! Co-owners Eric and Tom, along with Chef Cody, have made the simple sandwich into an art ...

 

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