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Category: Business Sense

What To Know About Workers’ Compensation & Working From Home

In the midst of this pandemic, you may have found yourself among the 63 percent of Americans working from home. A recent Gartner poll predicts that 48 percent of workers will continue to work remote at least part time even when it’s safe to physically return to work again. Of course, working from home has pros and cons. It also raises serious questions like what would...

Business Owners: What To Know When Hiring A Cleaning Service

If you’re a business owner, today is anything but business as usual. As you continue to grapple with the evolving changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic ‒ from social distancing requirements to telecommuting policies ‒ you’re also faced with meeting changing expectations from your customers as well as local, state, and federal governments. Once expectation at the top of everyone’s list is a workplace...

How To Design A Top-Notch Employee Benefits Package

While the COVID-19 pandemic has spawned an unprecedented wave of unemployment, many economists are predicting a strong recovery. Those employers offering great benefits packages will have a clear edge retaining existing employees and attracting the best talent over the long haul. Here are 5 ways to develop a top-notch benefits package that keeps employees happy and your business thriving. Do your research. You don’t have...

Share Your Driving Data To Potentially Help Lower Business Auto Insurance Costs

EnRoute, Erie Insurance’s commercial telematics program, makes it easy for business auto insurance customers to share their driving data and thereby potentially lower business auto premiums and reduce driving risk. EnRoute uses driving and vehicle data from telematics devices to help business owners recognize how choices, such as routes, driver actions, and the types of vehicles driven, affect driving performance and safety. The program works with...

5 Customer Expectations That Might Outlast COVID-19

While we can’t predict exactly when the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will pass, it’s safe to assume one thing: The virus will impact the way you do business and your customers’ expectations for years to come. (See the latest updates on how ERIE is supporting customers during this unprecedented time in our COVID-19 Information Center.) Over the past few months, there’s been no shortage of...