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August 20, 2019

Trade Credit Insurance and the industries you should be concerned with in 2020

Insurance/By Colony West/0 comments Market Trends Automotive: As diminishing economies of scale reverse consolidation, more companies will look for a slice of the pie using cost minimalization as a competitive advantage, making cars cheaper. Consumer Goods and Retail: Cost-control strategies and rising levels of supplier quantity will reap diminishing returns, calling for new approaches to gain a sustainable competitive… Read More »
August 20, 2019

With minimal information, Certificates of Insurance may not meet contractual obligations

Compliance/By Colony West/0 comments A Certificate of Insurance is intended to show proof that coverage exists While these certificates hold minimal information, they do not provide all contract terms, conditions and limitations Certificates of Insurance generate concerns because they oftentimes create false assumptions that contractual obligations are being met What is a Certificate of Insurance? Before diving into this… Read More »
August 20, 2019

With wearables come privacy concerns and distractions in your workplace

Compliance/By Colony West/0 comments When the NBC television show ‘Get Smart’ debuted in 1965, a shoe phone seemed like alien technology. Today, it’s hard for most people to imagine their day-to-day lives without some sort of wearable technology i.e. a smart watch. While the advantages of ‘wearables’ in everyday life seem to outweigh the disadvantages, these technologies bring a… Read More »
August 20, 2019

Human Resources, Fair Labor Standards, and Family and Medical Leave Act Trends for 2019

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments As 2019 continues to fly by, we wanted to look at some of the changes that 2019 has brought to organizations and their HR departments, along with the headaches that still remain. Some of the latest changes can be attributed to talent shortages, privacy regulations and the ever-growing ‘cloud.’ Regardless of the new challenges these… Read More »
August 20, 2019

OSHA – Safety in the Heat

OSHA/By Colony West/0 comments It’s HOT outside! You are responsible for providing safe and healthy work environments for your employees. As we are in the middle of summer and the heat can climb to boiling temperatures outside, it’s important to make sure you are keeping in mind what your employees will need to avoid any health or safety issues… Read More »
August 20, 2019

New Law Requires Harassment Prevent Training for Supervisors, Managers, and Non-Supervisors

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments Companies with at least five employees must provide harassment prevention training and education to all supervisory and non-supervisory employees by January 1, 2020.   Since 2005 it has always been a requirement for companies with at least 50 employees to train and educate all personnel in supervisory positions in the prevention of sexual harassment. New… Read More »
August 20, 2019

Are you properly covered to take care of yourself, your business and your employees in the wake of an earthquake?

Catastrophe Insurance/By Colony West/0 comments The lights are flickering. Your products, shelves and furniture are falling all over the floor. Photos are sliding off the walls and your employees are seeking shelter under desks and in doorways. The windows are rattling, and the ground is swaying beneath you. Are you properly covered to take care of yourself, your business and… Read More »
August 20, 2019

Human Resources – Training Is A Must!

Compliance/By Colony West/0 comments Harassment Prevention Training DUE! Did you know you have to provide Harassment Prevention Training to all your employees including the supervisors and managers? Many business owners are unaware how crucial it is to make sure your employees are receiving the proper amount of harassment prevention training based off the size of your company. California enforces… Read More »