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December 8, 2019

News About Artificial Intelligence For Contractors

The big question is whether artificial intelligence for contractors is going to replace construction jobs at the same rate it is already replacing and displacing jobs in other industries. Yes, it's not a case of IF, it's a case of WHEN. It is only a matter of time before the construction industry increases its absorbency rate of technology. Other industries such as transport and manufacturing are already experiencing a massive increase in productivity as a result of the adoption of AI. Like you need to worry about more risks on the construction site!
December 1, 2019

News About General Contractor Insurance

If you have been in the construction industry long enough as a contractor, you are not new to the communication challenges contractors face with different architects. The fragmented nature of the construction industry is such that once the construction project is completed and closed out, the contractor hands over the project to the client and moves on to another project, with a new consultancy team. For this reason, contractors continuously face challenges in understanding new architects in every new project they undertake.
December 1, 2019

News About Construction Trades Insurance

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that opportunities in construction trades will increase by up to 13% by 2026. However, with data also showing that the largest percentages of skilled workforce in construction trades exist mainly of workers of ages 45 years and above, this shows that in the next five years, there will be a great demand gap in skilled building trade workers, as most skilled workers retire. The effects of this gap are already being felt by contractors who are currently experiencing difficulties in finding skilled workers. The pain is being felt by plumbers, roofing contractors, framers, electricians and painters and other building trades.
November 24, 2019

News About Home Care Agency Insurance

The owner of a home care agency knows that patients and their loved ones go through a lot of distress when faced with emergencies such as serious illness, injuries and even unplanned surgery. No one is ever prepared. After being in hospital comes the recuperation process, requiring rest and often home care assistance in order to recover. This is another period of adjustment for both the patient and their family. This is where your agency steps in
November 24, 2019

News About Landscaping Business Insurance

The landscaping industry is flourishing in the US, mostly because these businesses have a low starting cost.  In fact, you can start a landscaping business for under $2000. It’s not surprising that small business owners rule 72% of the landscaping industry. In order to maximize profits, small landscaping companies often ignore the need to adopt safety measures. This means trouble ahead!
November 24, 2019

News About Auto Repair Business Insurance

The auto repair business is a thriving one in the United States.  Yes, it is a booming business, which means that there are lots of opportunities for an auto repair business. However, as a small business owner, you’re already aware that there are risks associated with operating your auto repair shop. Every business has its fair share of dangers, and auto repair isn’t excluded. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that last year more than 13,000 mechanics were injured
November 23, 2019

News About Asbestos Removal Insurance

Asbestos Fiber Is A Silent Killer! How do you know that your home, school, church or office building is safe from deadly asbestos? And why should you care? Cancer, that’s why.  Asbestos that is disturbed releases undetectable fibers into the air, and these fibers are silent killers. Damaged asbestos material releases harmful fibers that remain in the air long after they are disturbed. These fibers cause asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer. What asbestos removal insurance do you need?
November 23, 2019

News About Catering Business Insurance

Find Out How To Reduce Catering Business Risks. As a nation, Americans are becoming conscious of what they consume.  What does this mean for a catering company?  Whether you have a food truck, food service or event management small business, it may be a good time to have another look at your catering service. Do you have what your business needs to stay competitive in a catering service industry that is becoming more demanding and more discerning? And also, let's look at whether catering business insurance will play a part in your ongoing success.
November 23, 2019

News About Women In Construction Insurance

Are Men Making Space For Women In Construction? There are lots of opportunities for women in the construction industry, despite the various challenges you are bound to encounter along the way. The construction industry is a male-dominated field with women making up only 9% of the total workforce. While the numbers are slowly increasing with the adoption of policies that advocate for gender balance in the work place, women in construction sites are still faced with lots of challenges.
November 22, 2019

News About Independent Contractor Insurance

How do you work around other independent contractors on a busy construction site? The construction industry is comprised of a complex system integrating many small independent contractors and consultants working together concurrently for the fulfillment of a common goal. For a contractor, this would mean working together with other contractors throughout the course of the project. Inasmuch as you may be hired as an independent contractor, you still legally owe a duty of care to the other contractors you work with in the project.