CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

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

5 Compliance Risks Bed & Breakfasts Must Address in 2024

  • 11 March 2024
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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5 Compliance Risks Bed & Breakfasts Must Address in 2024

Moving into 2024, bed and breakfast employers are urged to prepare for impending legal changes including potential overtime rule shifts and evolving employee benefits requirements.

How to Cut Costs on Winter Utility Bills at Your Inn

  • 24 January 2024
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How to Cut Costs on Winter Utility Bills at Your Inn

When outside temperatures begin to drop, one of the costliest consequences is the increased energy it takes to maintain a comfortable room temperature. Though the most obvious choice may be to lower the thermostat, there are many other methods to decrease your bed and breakfast or inn’s utility costs while still ensuring the warmth and comfort of your guests.

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.

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. 

Why Your Inn’s Insurance Premiums May Be Rising

  • 24 May 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Why Your Inn’s Insurance Premiums May Be Rising

insurance buyers are facing the hardest property insurance market in a generation, with historic inflation and natural disaster losses causing “significant pressure.”

Tax Basics for Innkeepers

  • 13 April 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Tax Basics for Innkeepers

We’re diving in deep about what innkeeper owners need to know about paying taxes in the U.S. and the deductions they may be eligible for.

Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2023

  • 29 January 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2023

Revenge travel has been at the forefront of many travelers’ minds—booking trips far ahead into the future and focusing more on experiences rather than physical items. Being aware of the hospitality business trends for 2023 can help bed and breakfast owners successfully meet their challenges and find growth opportunities.

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