CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

Insights and tips on how to protect your inn or bed & breakfast, giving you and your guests peace of mind.

How to Prepare for & Respond to Crime at Your Inn

  • 18 October 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How to Prepare for & Respond to Crime at Your Inn

From petty theft to serious illicit acts, criminals pose a variety of different risks anywhere. Certain parts of your job put you and your employees at particular risk of confronting a thief or intruder.

Disinfecting Your Inn’s Kitchen & Other Surfaces

  • 19 September 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Disinfecting Your Inn’s Kitchen & Other Surfaces

Disinfecting the kitchen and other surfaces is crucial to help reduce risks and stop the spread of contamination. Don’t let nasty fluids find their way onto cooking tools or into your meals.

Cutting Costs at Your Inn by Going Smoke-free

  • 29 August 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Cutting Costs at Your Inn by Going Smoke-free

Did you know that making your inn smoke-free can help you save money? Going smoke-free at your inn protects your employees’ health, improves productivity, reduces insurance premiums, lowers maintenance expenses, reduces absenteeism and can even make customers happier. It often makes good business sense to run a smoke-free establishment, no matter what local laws mandate.

Marijuana Usage Rights & Risks at Your Inn

  • 29 August 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Marijuana Usage Rights & Risks at Your Inn

Nearly half of the United States (21 states) permits the use of recreational marijuana among adults ages 21 and older, and an additional 37 states have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. As an employer, it’s important to remember marijuana is still illegal on the federal level and identified as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act.

Make a Splash with Pool Safety at Your B&B

  • 18 August 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Make a Splash with Pool Safety at Your B&B

To keep patrons and staff safe at your swimming pool, it’s crucial to implement rules to ensure that health and safety are top of mind and to reduce liability exposures. Consider implementing these regulations at your inn to ensure the health and safety of patrons and staff.

Innkeeper Insights: Safely Cleaning Up Bodily Fluids

  • 1 August 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Innkeeper Insights: Safely Cleaning Up Bodily Fluids

Though you may not expect to encounter blood or other bodily fluids while working at a bed and breakfast or inn, sometimes the atmosphere can bring on unusual behavior — fights, public urination or vomiting from excessive intoxication, etc.

Safely Fighting Insect Infestations in Bed & Breakfasts

  • 25 July 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Safely Fighting Insect Infestations in Bed & Breakfasts

Bedbugs, spiders, biting ants and other pests can be carried in on guests’ clothes and possessions — virtually no inn is immune — and high-traffic facilities are at an elevated risk of infestation.

Prevent the Top Types of Workplace Discrimination at Your Inn

  • 23 June 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Prevent the Top Types of Workplace Discrimination at Your Inn

 Discriminative missteps can have major negative legal impacts on your inn business and leadership. These matters can be direct or indirect and can happen anywhere, anytime to anyone. 

The Ultimate Guide To Planning A Wedding At Your Inn

  • 13 June 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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The Ultimate Guide To Planning A Wedding At Your Inn

While hosting a wedding at your inn may sound like a fairytale, organizers must shoulder a significant burden — prime responsibility for ensuring overall health and safety at the event. As an inn owner and wedding venue, it can be difficult to do your job while dealing with the worrying fact that you will be accountable for health and safety slip-ups. 

Summer Maintenance Tips to Prevent Future Claims

  • 1 June 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Summer Maintenance Tips to Prevent Future Claims

Summer is bringing a sense of relief and a boost of serotonin. As you gear up for your busy season or prepare for your off-season, take the time to review these maintenance recommendations to avoid unwelcome surprises.

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