Addressing the Biggest Challenges for Small Biz Owners

Posted on: November 30, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

The first few years of operation are always the most challenging for small business owners. Whether you’re trying to grow the business, find dedicated employees, or manage the ever-changing market fluctuations, there is no shortage of challenges to overcome. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into some of the most common hurdles that you have […] Read More

Virginia Workers’ Comp Audits Can Lower Costs

Posted on: April 27, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Insurance Programs provides compensation and medical rehabilitation for thousands of injured workers. Over the last few decades, annual program costs have reportedly increased 57 percent to about $182 million, according to data from the Virginia officials. As such, workers compensation rates have increased in recent years, particularly for high risk industries. Many […] Read More

Is Your Virginia Business Website Ready to go Mobile?

Posted on: April 21, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

A Google algorithm update taking effect on April 21st, 2015 could have both big brands and small business owners scrambling to revamp their websites, according to reports. Is your Virginia business ready? In February, the search engine giant announced plans to change the way results appear in search quarries based on a website’s mobile accessibility. […] Read More

Do Virginia Contractors Need Business Auto Coverage?

Posted on: April 14, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Many Virginia business owners mistakenly believe that a basic Business Owner’s Policy (BOP) or general business property insurance policy will cover all their assets. However, there are a number of limits to the types of property these policies will cover. Neither a BOP nor commercial property insurance policies will protect business owned and non-owned vehicles, […] Read More

How Can Virginia Contractors Protect Their Equipment?

Posted on: March 26, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Tools and equipment can be a significant investment for Virginia contractors. The proper equipment can be vital to your success as a contractors, however it also presents a significant exposure to property losses. Artisan contractors specifically, face large loss exposures when it comes to protecting their specialty equipment. Between work vehicles, equipment, tools, building materials […] Read More

Is Your Virginia Property Insurance Storm Proof?

Posted on: February 23, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

The onset of stormy weather shook up many parts of Virginia last week as parts of Arlington, Alexandria, Prince William, Fairfax and many other counties came face to face with heavy winds, snowfall and far below normal temperatures. Thousands of residents and businesses were without power throughout Virginia and Maryland last weekend as a result […] Read More

VA Restaurant Insurance: Online Reviews Impact Profits

Posted on: January 29, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

VA Restaurant Insurance: Online Reviews Impact Profits   For years the food service industry has been discussing the effects of online review platforms such as Yelp and UrbanSpoon. These social media review sites allow consumers to share input and insight into their experiences at a local eatery and rate these establishments based on a number […] Read More

Newport News Business Insurance: Protecting Your Executives

Posted on: September 18, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Business Insurance: Protecting Your Executives  Litigation is becoming an increasingly common challenge for many businesses across America. From regulatory disputes with local legislators to allegations over mistreatment of employees, there is a strong likelihood that businesses large and small will face a legal battle at some point or another.  Still many operations remain […] Read More

How does Virginia Beach Property Insurance Help Businesses?

Posted on: August 12, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

How does Virginia Beach Property Insurance Help Businesses?  Historians claim that insurance started when ancient communities would pool together their assets to help each other repair scorched barns and mend broken fences. The idea was that the community would set aside some of their assets to help each other mitigate the cost of rebuilding after […] Read More