Dennis Dix is Chief Operating Officer at Cerity, an Austin-based data and analytics start-up offering workers’ compensation insurance.
Small-business fees for things like insurance and payroll services always eat away at the bottom line, but as the pandemic drags on, business owners should be increasing their awareness of how to keep these fees under control. Fortunately, several new-model services offer significant savings for businesses in the know.
Today, small businesses can take advantage of significant cost savings when processing payroll. Additionally, worker’s compensation insurance providers could potentially save business owners big money — with the right technology, no commissions and no upfront costs.
The Future: Direct-To-Consumer Worker’s Compensation
Like never before, small business owners are learning, evaluating and making greater purchasing decisions completely online. As consumers themselves, owners’ expectations are higher. To be successful these days, insurers cannot simply rely on their domain expertise to attract buyers. Now,