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Archives: 2016

Seven Steps to a Safer Workplace

Business owners are responsible for keeping the workplace safe and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) compliant. But accidents still happen. When a worker, customer, or client is injured, it is not only upsetting but there are often long term consequences. All business owners can reduce risk and maintain a safer, healthier workplace by taking the following seven steps: Ongoing training. Every new employee must...

Where the Buck Stops: Are You Liable for a Cyber Attack?

As more and more aspects of business are carried out and stored using the internet and cloud-based technologies, potentially sensitive information becomes more vulnerable to the threat of cyber attacks and security breaches that take place electronically. Such attacks can be costly, both immediately and in the long term, and unless you specifically have a cyber liability insurance plan, your enterprise could be forced to...

Are You Ready for the Next Step?

No one likes to think about what will happen when they are no longer around or able to make important decisions, but if you are a small business owner, then nothing could be more important for the future of your company. Succession planning is the practice of drawing up a plan for what will happen to your business if you pass away, retire, or become...

What Type of Commercial Auto Insurance Do You Need?

Business owners make choices every day to protect the interests of their business. Ensuring that they are covered by the right types of commercial insurance is key in protecting the business when the unexpected occurs. If your business regularly uses vehicles for deliveries, passenger pickups, or other work-related operations, then you may be vulnerable to lawsuits or costly repairs if something goes wrong. Choosing the...

How Workers' Comp Might Change In and After 2016

Workers’ Compensation insurance is in a constant state of change. From year to year, new rules and regulations come into play that impact most business owners here in California. If you have not been informed about some of the upcoming changes, get help from a local insurance agent who can walk you through these important issues and advise you.  What Could Change Group Health and Workers’...