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Surety bonds vs. contractor insurance: What is the difference?

 February 2, 2023     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 3 min
If you're wondering whether you need surety bonds or contractor insurance for your growing business, the answer is likely both! Learn more about these two common coverage tools in the contracting industry.
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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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Five Tips To Stay Safe When Working Construction This Summer

 July 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Sunny summer days are just around the corner, meaning it’s time to get ready for outdoor projects. Remember these five tips to stay safe while working outdoors during these warm months.
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Tips to protect your company from hackers and data-theft

 June 29, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Learn about all the tips and tricks to ensure security — including cybersecurity, identity theft and computer security — as an employee and as a business owner.
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Relationship building for contractors: Creating a positive client experience

 June 17, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Surety  Read Time: 3 min
A positive business relationship can have a tremendous impact on future customers. Here are some tips on relationship building for contractors and what they can do to create a positive client experience.
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What can small businesses learn from ADA regulations?

 June 11, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
A lot! Make sure your business provides an inclusive experience for employees and customers.
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3 simple employee-tech trainings to ensure cybersecurity

 June 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
Keeping your company protected from ransomware and phishing scams starts with employee education. Here are three simple things to include in cybersecurity training.
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10 business lessons contractors can learn from

 June 4, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
A surety is an important partner for contractors when it comes to successfully growing their business. Here are 10 business lessons contractors can learn from to avoid destroying their bonding.
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The 4 most common types of contract bonds

 May 13, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Want to stand out from the competition? That’s where a contract surety bond and surety capacity come into play. Here are the four most common types of contract bonds.
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