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We’re here to support you: Nationwide® is #1 in Customer Satisfaction with Small Commercial Insurance1, serving over 1 million small businesses like yours across the nation.

Small Business Coverage Advisor

It's quick, anonymous and you'll learn more about protecting your business

Commercial capabilities

Our business insurance offerings

General liability

If someone gets injured on your property, you can be held liable. Protect yourself against accidents, injuries, property damage and lawsuits.

Commercial auto

Keep your vehicles and drivers safe on the go.

Businessowners policy

Every business insurance package starts with a basic businessowners policy (BOP), customized to meet your business' specific needs.

Professional liability

Your reputation is important. Rest assured you'll have the funds to clear your name against allegations of negligence, error, omission and more.

Workers' compensation

Protect you and your team from additional pain, unnecessary suffering and expenses resulting from workplace injury.

Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)

Allegations of discrimination or wrongful termination by an employee can be devastating. Protect yourself in the event that someone files a lawsuit against you or your business.

Do I really need business insurance?

Having business insurance just might keep you in business. Catastrophes, accidents, injuries to customers & employees or unexpected temporary closures could all affect your business significantly. Having the right insurance is important to help protect you against these and other potential pitfalls. Explore the options provided by a businessowners policy to cover your small business. Or the solutions we offer for larger industries.

Some states require certain types of business coverage, such as workers' compensation insurance and commercial auto insurance. Talk to an agent today to understand what you need to keep your business legal and protected.​

Why choose Nationwide as your business insurance company?

Checkmark-small-white   Customer satisfaction

Nationwide is #1 in Customer Satisfaction with Small Commercial Insurance,1 serving over 1 million small businesses like yours across the nation.

Checkmark-small-white   More than 90 years of business experience

Our first farm policy was issued in 1926 as the Farm Bureau Automobile Insurance Company.

Checkmark-small-white  Friendly and dedicated agents

Thousands of agents across the nation are ready to find the right coverage for you and your business.

Checkmark-small-white  Strength and stability

We’re a Fortune 100 company with an A+ from A.M. Best, an A1 from Moody’s and an A+ from Standard & Poor’s.

Checkmark-small-white   Long history in agriculture

As the #1 farm & ranch insurer,2 we’re proud of our agricultural heritage.

[1] Nationwide received the highest score in the J.D. Power 2018 Small Commercial Insurance Study of customers’ satisfaction with their insurance provider. Visit jdpower.com/awards.
[2] A.M. Best Market Share Report 2017.
[3] SNL Financial 2016; Rankings of largest E&S insurers shifted in 2016.