Zensurance Small Business Insights

News and resources for Canadian small businesses and startups covering the economic and business insurance landscape.

  • Zensurance small business grant 2023 winner

    Zensurance Business Grant Winner 2023: Malartic Design + Builds

    Hugo Latreille, owner of Ottawa-based Malartic Design + Builds, is crowned the $10,000 Zensurance Small Business Grant 2023 winner. Read our Q&A interview with Latreille to learn more about his company and his advice for other Canadian small business owners and entrepreneurs.

  • How to manage contractor legal disputes

    How Contractors Can Use Insurance to Manage Legal Disputes

    If a contractor is embroiled in a disagreement or dispute with a customer or partner, it can be a stressful and time-consuming matter that could result in a costly lawsuit. Here’s how insurance can help you avoid or manage that scenario.

  • Reasons to insure your home-based business

    13 Reasons Why You Should Insure Your Home-Based Business

    There's a lot to like about running a home-based business, but you also must consider the liability risks every small business has. Here are reasons you need business insurance and tips for mitigating those risks.


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What Insurance Does a Beauty Salon Need?

By |November 20th, 2023|

Beauty salon owners can suffer more than a bad hair day. That’s why liability insurance for salon owners and beauticians is crucial: it mitigates the financial risks they face when things go wrong. Here’s why your beauty salon needs insurance.

Small Business Essentials

Celebrating Small Business Month Canada 2023

By |October 6th, 2023|

October is Small Business Month in Canada, a celebration encapsulating the heart and soul of our country’s entrepreneurial spirit. See our list of learning and financing resources to help your small business or startup thrive and grow.

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Financial Business Tips


What Is Cyber Insurance?

By |October 24th, 2023|

A majority of Canadians (88%) say they've experienced an increase in attempts to defraud them, and 63% of business owners admit their cybersecurity budget is less than 10% of their IT budgets. Small business owners should take action as more sophisticated threats emerge. Here’s how cyber liability insurance can help.

Business Startup Tips

How to Start a Dog Walking Business

By |September 25th, 2023|

Discover the ins and outs of the dog walking business with our guide highlighting the vital skills you need, how to find clients and organize your operations, set prices, and understand your liability insurance needs.

How to Become a Personal Trainer in Canada

By |January 16th, 2023|

There are many things to consider if you’re looking into becoming a personal trainer. From certifications and licensing and choosing a niche to protecting yourself with business insurance, get an overview of how to get started.