Tree trimmers, or arborists, have the duty of maintaining aesthetics and safety of trees while wielding dangerous equipment. OSHA’s statistics have shown that accidents are prominent among this industry, including being struck by fallen branches, electrocution, and more. In this article, we’ll cover some essential safety recommendations for arborists, which coincides with the need for […] Read More

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Running a dance studio or school can be a lucrative business, but it’s not without its challenges. The demands of the job can be all-consuming. Veterans of the industry know that to be successful, you have to be vigilant and expect the unexpected. In this post, we’ll outline some of the major factors that contribute […] Read More

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Summer might be almost over, but for plenty of state parks and recreational camps, fall is still prime time for business. If you have a seasonal business that is about to take off, it’s recommended that you hold an orientation to discuss all of the relevant health and safety practices that they are required to […] Read More

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Summer is the most popular time of year to take advantage of the great outdoors. If you run a youth camp, or a recreational camp, you likely have the bookings to prove it. However, are you prepared in the event an emergency strikes? When you’re out in the woods, there’s no room for error, and […] Read More

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Many nonprofit organizations go without the necessary insurance coverages with the notion that they are too small of an operation to really face any real risks. The truth is, not one business is immune to incurring risks, and the nonprofit sector is no different. In fact, a specialized Ann Arbor Nonprofit Insurance Program is required […] Read More

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Reducing exposures and minimizing financial loss is a top priority for every health club and gym owner. From labeling machinery properly and ensuring the housekeeping practices are implemented, there are a lot of proactive ways in which these business owners and entrepreneurs can protect their establishments and their patrons. In this article, we’re going to […] Read More

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Summer is in full swing, which means your campgrounds are likely to see a spike in visitors over the next few months. While camping is ideally a time to enjoy the great outdoors and people’s company, campgrounds must take a few extra precautions in terms of risk management and Michigan Campground Property Insurance needs. Flooding, […] Read More

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Renting Your Home > Having the Proper Insurance Coverage In this series of posts, we have covered the basics of what it takes to rent your house, including the coinciding rules and tax implications of doing so. Renting your home is easier than ever with the popularity of home sharing applications, but making sure you […] Read More

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In a previous post, we discussed some of the main factors to consider before deciding to rent out your house, including the ground rules for doing so. While this new trend is making earning a little extra money more feasible, there are some tax implications to consider before putting your house on the temporary rental market. […] Read More

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In our previous article, we gave an overview of what you need to know about renting your home to short term visitors for profit. With Airbnb and similar companies allowing you to earn a chunk of change by renting out your own house, this trend has exploded in recent years. However, before cashing in your […] Read More

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