NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiscox, the first company offering U.S. small businesses the ability to obtain quotes and buy small business insurance direct, online and in real-time, announced today the launch of their U.S. mobile site (http://m.hiscoxusa.com). The Hiscox mobile site will allow customers on mobile devices to access information about purchasing small business insurance and provide detailed information about Hiscox and their insurance products. The Hiscox mobile site will also allow existing direct customers to report a claim.
The launch of Hiscox's mobile site is part of the company's commitment to providing innovative solutions that help small businesses. Hiscox is dedicated to providing small business owners the information, education and help they need to manage their risks and build their business. Hiscox's Small Business Blog features weekly entries by Hiscox's team of small business insurance specialists. In addition, Hiscox backed the production of Leap Year, a ten-episode scripted comedy series about entrepreneurs and small business owners that has received over 3.5 million views since its debut in June 2011. Finally, Hiscox's "MyStartUpStory" Contest currently running on the Hiscox Small Business Insurance Facebook page through November 7 offers entrants the opportunity to win $10,000 for sharing their startup story and advice with others.
"Small business owners, entrepreneurs and consultants are constantly on the move and at Hiscox we want to provide our direct customers with access to our services and information at any time, from any device," said Kevin Kerridge, small business insurance expert for Hiscox. "Hiscox's new mobile site is available to make sure small businesses have the necessary tools to be successful."
Designed specifically for the small business and home-office market, Hiscox small business professional liability insurance coverage (errors and omissions insurance) is customized for a range of knowledge-based professions including IT, management consulting, business consulting and marketing. Hiscox offers professional liability insurance quotes direct and online in real-time along with other liability insurance products such as general liability insurance and business owners' policies.
Hiscox's licensed insurance advisors are solely focused on helping small businesses with their insurance needs. Hiscox's online offering is backed by experienced, licensed advisors based at the Hiscox Small Business Insurance Customer Service Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
To learn more about Hiscox Small Business Insurance, visit http://www.hiscoxusa.com/small-business-insurance or speak with a Hiscox licensed advisor at (888) 202-3007 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM EST). Hiscox is also now on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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About Hiscox Small Business Insurance
Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE : HSX ). Hiscox is the first company in the U.S. to offer insurance for professional services businesses with 10 employees or less direct, online, and in real-time. We provide professional liability, general liability and business owner's insurance, underwritten by Chicago-based Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., which is rated 'A' (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found at: http://www.hiscoxusa.com/small-business-insurance/why-choose-hiscox-insurance.
Hiscox also provides professional liability, property and specialty insurance to US businesses through US-based brokers. This communication does not constitute a solicitation of business by Hiscox's syndicates at Lloyd's, London.