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The difference between bid bonds and payment bonds

 October 19, 2021     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 5 min
From whom they protect, to bond claims and general cost, there’s a difference between bid bonds and payment bonds. Here’s what you need to know.
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Protect your business with property insurance coverage

 October 30, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
When starting a small business, there's no shortage of decisions that need to be made. Let us help you decide what property insurance coverage is essential.
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What is an occurrence-based insurance policy?

 October 13, 2020     UFG Insurance   Read Time: 3 min
Surprises—good or bad—are no stranger to business. In insurance, an occurrence-based insurance policy is one of the best ways to cover your company when surprises show up.
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4 job interview questions for small retail business owners to think about

 September 23, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Whether you’re a small retail business owner hiring your first employee or adding to a growing team, here are four outside-the-box interview questions to help you find the right fit for the job.
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3 reasons why your business may need a contract surety bond

 September 15, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Surety  Read Time: 4 min
Publicly funded projects require surety bonds by law, but there are other reasons why your business may need one. Check out our top three reasons for a contract surety bond.
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5 manufacturing classes UFG wants to write in 2021 and beyond

 September 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Tailored to specific manufacturing classes, UFG offers a variety of insurance coverages. Here are five types of manufacturers we want to write in 2021 and beyond.
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A mix of options with craft beverage insurance

 September 1, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Thinking about expanding your options in craft beverage insurance? Let us help you learn the best mix of options for craft beverage insurance in this unique industry.
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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Technology Helps Manufacturers

 August 21, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
As manufacturing downtime becomes more costly, the advantages of AI are that much more appealing. Here are three ways artificial intelligence technology helps manufacturers.
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What insurance do I need for my small business? UFG Underwriting Manager Ryan White explains a BOP

 August 4, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Let UFG Insurance take some of the guesswork out of insurance for your small business – learn about a BOP businessowners policy.
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4 marketing tips for contractors adapting to the pandemic

 July 30, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
With these contractor marketing tips, your business can learn ways to stay on the radar and reach new audiences every day, even during the pandemic.
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Commercial surety bonds: A Q&A with UFG Surety’s Quinson Holderness

 July 23, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 6 min
UFG Surety’s Quinson Holderness discusses what we need to know about commercial surety bonds, how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the surety market and more.
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Safety tips to consider when working in a brewery

 July 21, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
From housekeeping practices in the brewery to best lifting form for a keg, here are a few safety tips when crafting that perfect beer.
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One construction method that’s growing amid the pandemic

 July 10, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 5 min
What’s going to happen with construction in the pandemic? One method of construction was seeing significant growth before—and now during—the first half of 2020.
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