Chomp Comp: The Small Business Guide to Lower Workers' Comp Premiums
A staggering 98% of all private-sector businesses in the U.S. are small businesses. With very few exceptions, these employers are required to purchase workers¿ compensation insurance. For many, the cost of providing that coverage takes a significant bite out of their company¿s profits. Unfortunately, resources that are specifically targeted to assist small businesses reduce their workers¿ compensation costs are nearly non-existent. As a result, the overwhelming majority of small business employers learn how to manage their workers¿ compensation costs through years of trial and error. Unfortunately, they pay for those errors through much higher than necessary workers¿ compensation premiums. CHOMP COMP is written specifically to small businesses owners and managers and is intended to be used as a resource and guide. Although CHOMP COMP assumes that the reader knows nothing about workers¿ compensation insurance, it does not delve into impractical timelines explainaing the evolution of workers¿ compensation insurance. Nor does it list specific details about workers¿ compensation legislation that are bound to change within months of the book¿s publication. Instead, CHOMP COMP provides practical information to help small business employers understand workers¿ compensation insurance and the factors that influence premiums. From there, it tackles the those factors one after another. The authors have taken great effort to present the material in an easy to-read format and have intentionally limited the length of the chapters to enable small business employers to read and digest chapters in the spare 15 to 20 minutes they can carve out of their busy schedules.
THE SMALL BUSINESS CHALLENGE
THE ABCS OF WORKERS COMP
ALL I KNOW IS THAT IT COSTS TOO MUCH
DISCOUNTS CREDITS AND DEBITS
JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS
WHOS WEARING THE SAFETY HAT?
TO CATCH A THIEF
DONT SHOULDER THE BURDEN YOURSELF
A HIGH PRIORITY
LESS THAN FULL STRENGTH
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
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