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Risk Management 101: The Crucial Role of Business Insurance 

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Business insurance is important for all businesses as it provides financial coverage for the costs that are associated with property damage and liability claims. It helps reduce risks that come with operating a business by providing monetary coverage in the event of an unforeseen circumstance such as theft, an injury at the spa, water damages, fire, or an interruption in business operations. Business operators inherently assume a level of responsibility for the safety and well-being of a range of people, including clients and employees. They are also financially accountable for other aspects of the business such as the equipment used in the spa, supplies, and other contents, like computers or fixtures. Business insurance helps mitigate the operations risk for a business owner by providing ongoing financial security. 


This type of insurance is the foundation to a business insurance policy and provides general coverage against third-party claims for accidental personal injuries and property damage caused by others. General liability insurance covers a range of incidents, including slip and fall accidents, property damage caused by your business operations, and claims of false advertising.

The coverage provided by a general liability policy can vary depending on the type of business or industry. For example, an insurance policy for a wax bar will not look the same as one designed for a construction company, which may require higher limits of liability coverage. Overall, general liability insurance is an important component of risk management for a business as it can provide financial support and peace of mind in the event of unexpected events or lawsuits.

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Lindsay Miller is the president of LYCON Wax North America. Having first discovered LYCON wax in the United Kingdom 10 years ago, she has dedicated her time to growing the brand across North America, including introducing LYCON to Canada. Training and product quality are extremely important to Miller and she prides herself on building a strong team around her that can offer the best customer experience possible. LYCON continues to be a market leader in hair removal wax and is used in top spas and salons around the world. 

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