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January 14, 2020

2020 Human Resources Symposium

Compliance/By carolyn/0 comments In Partnership with OutlookHR & Hudock Employment Law Group, Colony West is pleased to present this important update to start 2020 in compliance! Join us for an in-depth analysis of the most significant developments in labor and employment laws as well as new legislation likely to affect your business. This symposium will be a guide… Read More »
Commercial Business Insurance and the Flu December 4, 2019

Does Your Commercial Business Insurance Cover Disease Outbreaks?

Catastrophe Insurance/By Colony West/0 comments   A pandemic is defined as a widespread occurrence of a disease affecting an exceptionally high number of the population, in excess of what might normally be expected in a geographical region. Some of the worst pandemics to occur in modern day history include:   HIV/AIDS Pandemic from 2005 to 2012 Flu Pandemic in 1918… Read More »
Human Resources Passion December 4, 2019

Human Resources Review: How Passion Translates to Business Success

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments   We’ve all heard the cliché, ‘love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.’ We’ve also all heard the phrase ‘thank God it’s Friday.’ So, what separates the people in the first line from those in the second? Passion. Think of any successful business and you’ll see a large amount… Read More »
Workers Compensation in the Gig Economy December 4, 2019

Workers Compensation and the Impact of the Gig Economy

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments   In an article written earlier this year titled, “Assembly Bill 5 and How it Impacts Tech Companies Thriving off the Gig Economy,” we discussed the gig economy and the future implications it would have on businesses. Considering California Assembly Bill 5 and the new tests and classifications for determining a worker as an employee… Read More »
Business Insurance Disaster Claims December 3, 2019

How to Manage a Business Insurance Claim When Disaster Strikes

Catastrophe Insurance/By Colony West/0 comments   The 10 most common type of business insurance claims are Burglary and Theft Water Damage Wind and Hail Damage Fire Damage Customer Slip and Fall Customer Injury and Damage Product Liability Struck by Object Reputational Harm Vehicular Accident   While insurance companies aim to make the claims process as simple as possible, there are… Read More »
Employee Engagement - Human Resources December 2, 2019

The Importance of Employee Engagement

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments   39% of people feel that a stimulating work environment is an effective way to increase employee engagement Organizations with high employee engagement outperform organizations with low engagement by 202% Disengaged employees cost organizations between $450 and $550 billion annually 63% of employees say compensation is important to job satisfaction   In a recent study… Read More »
Enterprise Demands Changing Human Resources December 2, 2019

How Enterprise Demands are Changing Human Resources

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments For many enterprises, organizational changes are usually discussed in meeting with management and then passed down to employees without much of a warning. The department that is most heavily relied on to implement said changes, keep up company morale and pick up the pieces for failed experiments, is the Human Resources department.  As organizations shift new… Read More »
Employee Wellness Programs - Human Resources December 1, 2019

Employee Wellness Ideas to Boost Productivity in the Workplace 

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments   In our previous blog, “Building a ‘Culture of Meaning’ for Your Employees,” we highlighted the importance of defining the ‘why’ of your business and the role your employees play in a positive company culture. In this blog we’ll discuss the importance of employee wellness programs as well as discuss some easy ideas you can implement at… Read More »
Human Resources and Culture of Meaning December 1, 2019

Building a ‘Culture of Meaning’ for Your Employees

Human Resources/By Colony West/0 comments As an employee of any company, you’ve more than likely received similar questions from friends and family – “So where do you work?” and/or “What does your company do?” It is human nature to describe the company’s services and your specific job description, but we are willing to bet you rarely, if ever, get into… Read More »
Cyber Liability Insurance Evolution November 29, 2019

A History of Cyber Liability Insurance

Compliance/By Colony West/0 comments   In the United States, the period from 1994 – 2000 is often referred to as the ‘dot-com bubble,’ a time where the country experienced a massive amount of internet adoption. As part of this bubble, many of these dot-com companies and their investors implemented a ‘growth over profits’ mentality. This mentality not only occurred… Read More »