An Old Republic Business Services Bond will provide you with protection against financial liability for the loss of your customer’s money, securities, and personal property caused by dishonest acts of your employees while on your customer’s premises upon conviction.*
Even the most trusted employees can cause a loss. Employees have access to a customers' valuables while performing duties on their premises. Jewelry, personal property, equipment, supplies, and other property can be a temptation. Dishonest acts of employees can create a liability for the employer.
Old Republic Surety company offers Business Services Bonds that are freely written in our BONDSTARTM platform, and can be instantly issued. We also offer a three-year term at a discounted rate.
Beyond protection from liability for employee dishonesty, having a Business Services Bond can give a company an important advantage over their competitors. Being able to say, “Our people are bonded for honesty while on your job”, could make a difference in whether a job is secured. Many firms utilize the Business Services Bond as a marketing tool. Having this bond is a competitive advantage. If your company has a Business Services Bond, be sure to mention that in advertisements and proposals.
Related: SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program
* In order to protect you and your employees against unjustifiable allegations or charges of dishonesty, the employee must be convicted (**) of the alleged dishonesty before coverage would apply.
** North Carolina only: The word "conviction/convicted" is replaced with "indictment/indicted."