When should you report a claim to your insurance company? Every claims adjuster will tell you “report all possible claims to us as soon as you can.” However, following their advice will usually turn out badly for a restoration firm.
The jobs are completed and you have sent your invoices out. Yet you continue to have invoices unpaid and can’t seem to track down where the payment is. Who has it? The insurance company, the insured, the mortgage company?
When I was 18, I got my first car: a 1968 Chevelle Malibu, a classic muscle car with a big throaty engine. I painted it black, put on racing wheels, big wide tires and Gabriel Hijackers. I got so many speeding tickets, my home state of California sent me a letter ordering me to appear at a hearing and politely notifying me that my right to operate a motor vehicle was going to be revoked for six months.
B Corporation (B Corp) certification is an international standard for the 21st century that is redefining success in business. The focus of the B Corp movement is people using business as a force for good. B Corp’s are better companies, striving to make changes in the world, for their employees, communities and the environment.
When it comes to business, trust and relationships are key. In mid-June, I heard Mike Gallina speak at the Violand Executive Summit. Gallina is the Vice President of Communications and Community Engagement for AultCare Health Insurance Plans.
At this very moment, you likely genuinely wish your choice years ago was “preparation.” Nonetheless, dozens of questions surface surrounding the following: business value, taxes, deal structure, timing of the sale, estate planning, confidentiality, who helps, the premise lease, key employee contracts, etc. The list goes on.
While the use of the internet increases daily, so does the sophistication level of cyber criminals. These criminals are stealing identities, hacking networks, and infecting computers with malware. Many business owners feel they are too small to be a target.
The answer to this question is one that has haunted small business owners: cash flow. A company can look good on paper, bringing in consistent revenue and new clients, while still coming up short at the end of the month.