Managing Your Company’s Risk

No matter what your business size, there’s always a considerable amount of risk involved. Identifying, assessing, and analyzing risks are all part of risk management strategies companies use. Creating a risk management plan for your business will ensure that if you do happen to incur any serious issues, you’ll be able to minimize the effects and make sure your business …

American Health Care Act

On March 9, 2017 the House approved the American Health Care Act—to replace tax elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—by a vote of 23-16. The Act suggests various amendments to the current Affordable Care Act in place including: reducing employer mandate penalty, reducing individual mandate penalty, creating a continuous coverage requirement surcharge, delaying excise tax, repealing health insurance tax, …

How to Handle Sick Days in the Workplace

How you choose to implement your workplace’s sick days policy can have a large effect on your employees. Employees are continuously asking for more and more time off, which can create staffing and productivity issues. However, being too strict regarding time off can put off current staff and potentially make your business look unappealing to prospective employees. As employees are …

New OSHA Rule Updates General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

General industry employers now have a new OSHA rule to follow regarding walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards.  This rule covers all general industry employers which are employers that are not in agriculture, construction or maritime. The rule updates standards and adds training and inspection requirements to slip, trip and fall hazards as well as adding a new section for …