If you’re ready to incorporate your Colorado small business, here’s what you need to know from the state rules to workers’ comp insurance requirements.
If you’re still relying on an impromptu employee onboarding process, here are 5 tips to step up your game.
Wondering what an FEIN is, who needs one and what it's used for? Learn what you need to know to get Colorado workers' comp online in minutes.
It's not uncommon for small businesses to face some growing pains. Here's what to look out for as you grow.
It's never too late to protect your company and your employees from a cyber attack. Take these steps to protect your business.
As a business owner, one of the best things you can do is to make sure everyone is on the same page—literally with a clear employee handbook.
If you've been thinking about hiring a freelancer but haven't been exactly sure how to do it, we've got you covered.
For many business owners, Colorado workers' compensation insurance is a tricky subject. Learn what you need to know here.
Don't get overwhelmed with payroll as a business owner. Follow our 7 tips to help you get your payroll sorted.
Learn what you and your employees need to know when it comes to marijuana usage, Colorado workers' comp and its impacts.
Before you start working with an independent contractor, follow these 5 simple questions as a guide to hiring.
Learn the differences between employees, subcontractors, independent contractors and contractor laborers with Cake's simple guide.
Internships can be a win-win situation for small business and interns. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself before you hire an intern.
You might not want to think about it. Or worry that it will ever happen to you—or your business. But workers' comp fraud is real.
WIth these 7 steps, you can dramatically reduce or even avoid these injuries in your office.
There's a hidden source of injuries in many offices that you probably aren't thinking about. Learn how to fix common ergononmic mistakes.
Even if you have just one employee, you want to make sure you're meeting Colorado workers' comp requirements.
Here are our favorite finance apps for keeping track of everything from budgets to receipts.
It's no secret that healthy employees are good for business. Learn how to improve the health of your employees and your business.
Have you been thinking about going green? There's no better time to start than right now since it'll help your business's bottom line.
The cost of your Colorado workers' comp is based on job roles and salaries. Learn how changes affect your premium.
Follow these easy steps to double check everything is good to go at the end of your Colorado workers' comp policy period.
When it comes to Colorado workers' compensation insurance lots of small business owners have questions. Cake is here to help with answers.
Winterizing your office is a practical way to reduce workplace injuries as well as save time and money on maintenance and repairs. Take these simple steps to make sure you're prepared.
Unemployment is at its lowest levels in years. And while a strong economy is good for business, hiring the right people can get tough. Here are some tips you can use to recruit top talent.
Workplace injuries happen every day all across the country. Learn about the most common and the steps you can take to reduce them.
Cake is a year-old today. What have we learned over the last 12 months of selling workers' comp insurance? A lot. Here's a look at a few insights we're taking with us into year two and beyond...
Someone gets hurt at work, but it doesn't seem like a major injury. See why it's always best to document and report situations like this.
Today, it's almost impossible to not spend lots of time on social media. But that time really adds up. Here are 5 tips to get you and your brain a little break from the feeds.
If you need an office space with zero to a very small commitment—but still makes you look legit to future customers and investors—you might want to consider joining a coworking space.
We've always given the humble goldfish a hard time for its attention span—but now researchers suggest we're lagging behind it. Take back your time and focus by practicing deep work.
While pulling long hours is often viewed as a badge of honor, in reality, the stress caused by overwork harms health, lowers productivity and raises expenses for medical care and workers' comp.
We know that exercise is good for our bodies, but it can make a tremendous difference to our success as entrepreneurs, too. Learn more about the many ways exercise can create a competitive advantage.
You've done it—you've hired the perfect nanny. The kids love her, and you know she'll do a fantastic job caring for your children. But there a few more things to finalize before she gets started working for your family.
Many business owners get overwhelmed when it comes to executing a marketing plan. But, there are steps you can take, right now, that will help you build a real marketing strategy.
We like to play the role of insurance interpreter and clarify a few of the more common—and confusing—workers' compensation terms.
When you run a small business, it can feel like you're always on call, even when you aren't in the office. Combat that by setting up a way to work from home.
If you run a business in Colorado and have employees, you must have Colorado workers' compensation insurance. Let us guide you through everything you need know about Colorado workers' comp.
Digital transformation is rapidly changing many industries, ours included. Long-standing, successful businesses are looking for new ways to better connect with digital customers.
Working remotely is becoming very popular. But there are cultural challenges that come with distance. Learn the basics of making remote teams work.
Don't fall into the trap of looking for a workers' comp ghost policy. It leaves your business open to risk and doesn't provide the coverage you may legally need.
Ask any small business owner, and they will tell you just how busy they are. It's hard to find the time learn new information—that's where podcasts can help.
If you're interested in entrepreneurship—head for the Rockies. But there are still a few things you'll need to do when you arrive to start your business in Colorado.
Workers' comp insurance protects your team in the event of a workplace injury. But you might not understand how your insurer calculates your workers' comp premiums or how changes in payroll impact them.
If you've ever tried sitting down and writing out a to-do list, you know it can quickly become overwhelming. But there's good news, there are time saving apps to help.
Who is covered by workers compensation? Learn about the key differences between employees and independent contractors and what that means for your coverage.
Good nutrition establishes healthier and more productive workforces and also prevents and better manages chronic diseases. Here are 5 ways to help your team.
Cannabis has become big business in Colorado since recreational use was legalized three years ago. How do these businesses create safe workplaces?
How did you sleep last night? Odds are, not well – and neither did your workforce. The Cake blog brings you 5 ways to build a sleep promoting workplace.
As a business owner, you don't just wear lots of hats; sometimes you wear all of them. With so much to do across such a larger spectrum, productivity is paramount.
You've started your business and are ready to take it to the next level; now what? We've rounded up 5 expert tips that will make small business award applications a breeze.
There is no one-size-fits-all productivity-enhancing system for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Here are some tips to get you started.
Tips and advice on how to handle your small business's first hire and covering them with the right workers' comp policy as you grow.
Workers' comp insurance protects your business by covering your employees in the event of a workplace injury.
Running a small business is a time-consuming endeavor. Here our some of our favorite tools to help your hussle.
Follow these simple questions to better understand if the person who works for you is an employee or independent contractor and what that means for your workers' comp.
A certificate of insurance is a document to share with others to show that your business is covered for workers' compensation. It's super easy to request with Cake.
When you own a business, there’s always work to be done. From the Cake team, here’s some strategies to take your company to the next level in 2018.