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6 Tips To Track Your Small Business Expenses

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you didn’t start your company out of a passion for bookkeeping. But as you grow, financial management becomes an increasingly important responsibility. For many, it’s an unfortunate truth. We all know that running a small business takes long hours and a lot of hard work. And this often means tasks like tracking expenses can easily fall by...

The Surprising Business Risks You May Not Think About

Risk control consultants are the preventative care professionals of business insurance. They can help you detect potential hazards to your business’s well-being and help you understand what actions you can take to keep things healthy. Good news: Qualifying customers who have business insurance with ERIE have access to customized risk control services. That’s just one more way we’re looking out for you. Learn more: How...

How to Help Your Employees Return to Work

As a business owner, your employees are important to you. Making sure they’re taken care of, especially if they’ve needed to take time off from work for an injury or illness, should be a top priority. Related: 5 Workplace Safety Tips for Small Businesses and Startups If one of your employees files a workers’ compensation claim after an incident at work, it’s important to support...

Why You Need a Business Mentor

In business, as in life, it always helps to get advice from someone who's been there before. But while you may have asked a friend to share their wisdom when it comes to parenting or personal finance, it's less common for entrepreneurs to seek out advice on managing their business. That's where a business mentor comes in. Finding a trusted adviser to share wisdom and...