Gig Economy: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Yourself from Being Exploited


The gig economy has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few years, present new opportunities to a wide range of people. Unfortunately, the negative stories surrounding the mode of operations deployed by many employers have taken away some of the positives that can be linked to an increasingly gig based UK economy.  Here are some ways to ensure you are not being exploited.

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How to Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters


Business continuity experts receive a handsome paycheck because they are paid to give advice on how to prevent natural disasters from disrupting your business, or in a worst-case scenario, shutting it down altogether. Fortunately, much of their advice is common sense, and there are cost saving steps you can take to get ready for a natural disaster now for less than what even business continuity experts would tell you to do.

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Buying Life Insurance for the First Time? What You Need to Know


By the time that you are ready to invest in a life insurance policy for the first time, you may feel that you are already well versed in insurance options. From car coverage to homeowner’s insurance, there are plenty of different boxes for consumers to tick off when selecting the insurance options and features they prefer. It is only when the time comes to think about how much life insurance you really need and can afford do you begin looking at the overall picture. Consider your age now, the financial burdens that will be passed on to your family with your passing, and how your business will cope without you, and choose a life insurance product that will help you to feel secure.

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How a Local Car Insurance Agent Can Enhance Online Search for a Policy


There are some decisions in life that need to be weighed carefully when it comes to caring for yourself, your family, and your possessions, and one of those decisions is which car insurance company to choose. There are dozens of companies to pick from; however, when it comes to saving money, one factor you should consider before you buy is whether your company can offer you the assistance of a local insurance agent along with offering online services. Agents like this can help you understand your policy, explain discounts, and much more.

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5 Business Insurance Myths, Busted


If you want to own and run a business, at some point, you’ll have to take out business insurance. Not only is it a necessity from a financial perspective, more often than not it’s the law. The problem is that the insurance market can be rather difficult to navigate, especially if being a CEO is new to you.

This complexity has meant that a lot of myths have crept into the business insurance market. Today, we’re going to bust some of those myths so that you can get the insurance you need.

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Prepaid Funeral vs. Funeral Insurance: Which One Is a Better Choice?


Death is certain, maybe the most certain thing in life so why avoid it or shy away from it? And while our own death and funeral is fearful for us, it is even more of a nightmare for the loved ones.  This makes it kind of necessary to help those, who love us, prepare for funeral by taking care of the expenses because they already have to supervise the arrangements even when they are feeling awful and shocked from the sudden loss.

For this reason and many others, most people plan and pay for their funeral in advance. If you are planning the same, you’ll be faced with the choice to either to go for the Prepaid Funeral or for funeral insurance cover. To make your decision easier, here’s a piece of useful information to paint a clearer picture for both options:

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Google vs. Uber – The Epic Self Driving Car War

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Imagine a world where everyone can get from point A to point B regardless of their ability to drive. Imagine if people can get around whether they own a car or not. Elderly people who have poor eyesight and cannot get a driver’s license anymore can still go out in the car. In the past, these things were figments of our imagination. Now, they are possibilities that have turned into realities thanks to self-driving vehicles.

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Will Your Business be Ready when Disaster Strikes?

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In today’s globalized world, it’s all too easy to imagine disaster striking at the heart of your business. Take a moment to mull over some of the scares we’ve had recently that could derail your business. Last year, Computer Weekly reported on the distinct chance that we could see a new flu pandemic. Global terrorism in the summer of 2016 targeted two-dozen different countries, including the US. Flooding destroyed thousands of homes and businesses in Louisiana. And wildfires are still ravaging parts of California.

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10 Types of Insurance Small Business Owners Must Consider

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Small businesses contribute greatly to a country’s economy. In the U.S., for instance, data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that the number of small businesses has risen by 49 percent since 1982. Today, many individuals and groups continue to set up businesses targeting the local and international market.

Starting a business of any type requires the proper legal documents and insurance to ensure that everything is legitimate and your business is protected from various risks.

Being knowledgeable about the different types of insurance is a must. Here are 10 of them you need to consider regardless of the size of your business.

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How to Protect and Recover Data from Hard Drive Failure

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What is the most frightening thing you’ve seen on your monitor/screen? Something that immediately creates a heavy feeling in the pit of your stomach? No, it’s not the most recent election news, though that can be quite upsetting. It’s the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) with the words “hard drive failure.”

Machines are great, machines are wonderful, machines can and will fail. Often at the worst possible moment. Now, you may think it’s a completely ludicrous idea but I sometimes think that is the machines’ way of letting us know who is really the boss.

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