Workers’ Compensation: State by State Guide
Ever wonder how your state meaures up when it comes to Workers’ Compensation? Here’s a detailed guide to help you sort it out.
Answered: Independent Contractor (1099) or W2 Employee?
Determining what type of labor to use W2 (full time) or 1099 (independent contractors) can be confusing. We break down how to classify your employees, the impact of recent court rulings and how to decide what’s best for your business.
Understanding insurance audits
The word “audit” is intimidating but in the insurance world it’s nothing to worry about! In this post, we look at what insurance audits are, why carriers need to perform them and how you can prepare so you’re not caught off guard.
How Insurance Companies Measure Payroll (and Bill You For It)
Payroll is payroll, right? If you’re a growing business operating in the 21st century, you’ve most likely read about or experienced the importance of separating salaried employees from 1099 workers (Independent Contractors). If you’re less well-read on the subject, bottom line is this: at the end of the year, your workers compensation insurance carrier will “audit”
Beware: On-Demand Company Workers Compensation Costs
Update: We’ve released a new whitepaper examining the Sharing Economy industry. We dive into the insurance landscape, legal climate and how to approach risk management for companies in this sector. You can download the report here! The Hidden Insurance Costs of the 1099 Economy It’s no secret that independent contractors (or “1099s”) are a
The “Dos” &”Don’ts” of Buying Startup Company Insurance
Buying startup company insurance can be a daunting task. The insurance market is fragmented and there is no shortage of products out there. The industry is not exactly tech savvy either, and many brokers still employ tools as archaic as fax machines in their practices. Just finding where to start can be a hassle! Here
A Founder’s Guide to Workers Compensation Insurance
[note: this post originally appeared on WeWork’s fullstart blog; you can view the original post here.] Worker’s compensation insurance is one thing that founders seem to stress about quite a bit. We answer tons of questions about WC every day. So here we go…a startup founder’s brief guide to workers compensation insurance.