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November 19, 2020

New COVID-19 Regulation | November 2020

Uncategorized/By Julien/0 comments Just when you thought doing business in California couldn’t be any more challenging! A new, extensive emergency COVID-19 regulation has been published by the Cal/OSHA Standards Board in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces. This new 21-page regulation will drastically affect nearly every employer in the state of California. This regulation will… Read More »
September 30, 2020

Reporting Positive COVID-19 Tests: Update

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments Governor Newsom signed a new bill (SB 1159) requiring California employers of five or more employees to report to their claims administrator via fax or email as soon as they are aware an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The bill went into effect September 17, 2020. Failure to comply with this new obligation could incur… Read More »
September 24, 2020

How Your Non Profit Can Reduce State Unemployment Costs

Insurance/By Julien/0 comments Nonprofit, tribal and governmental entities are required to pay for unemployment claims in one of two ways: State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Tax or Reimbursement Financing (self-insurance). The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the filing of more than 55 million SUI claims across the country. As nonprofits begin to re-open, organizations should evaluate the impact of… Read More »
Protect your business with PPP loan insurance September 16, 2020

Protect Your Business With PPP Loan Insurance

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments Exclusive PPP Loan Insurance Have you recently received a loan as part of the Paycheck Protection Program? Your business could be at risk! This exclusive product available through Colony West provides primary coverage for the Paycheck Protection Program Certification process. If your business is subject to an audit and the Small Business Administration (SBA) determines… Read More »
IIPP-update-July-1-2020 August 5, 2020

Important Update to the IIPP Code

Compliance/By Julien/0 comments A new update to the Title 8-3203 IIPP Code took effect July 1, 2020.  This new provision requires all employers to provide their employees or authorized representatives with a written copy of the company’s IIPP within 5 days at no cost to the employee upon request. In addition, employers are required to provide training to… Read More »
July 27, 2020

CalSavers: Everything You Need To Know

Human Resources/By Julien/0 comments All employers of five or more employees in the state of California are required by law to offer an employer-sponsored retirement plan 401(K) or register for CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. The deadline to register for CalSavers is fast approaching. Businesses of more than 100 employees have until September 30, 2020 to register or file their… Read More »
May 23, 2020

[SURVEY] Do You Approve of The Crisis Response?

Catastrophe Insurance/By Julien/0 comments What are your thoughts on the recent lockdown policies in Los Angeles county? We want to know the extent of the hardship your business has faced throughout this crisis and your position on how the situation has been handled by our state officials. Take our quick survey to share your stance on the current state… Read More »
May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update: California Insurers’ Refund Order Extended

Insurance/By Julien/0 comments Order to Partially Refund Premiums for California Insurers Extended Through May 31, 2020 California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has extended the order for insurance companies to partially refund premiums to businesses and consumers in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The new bulletin issued on May 15 is directly addressed to all admitted and non-admitted… Read More »
April 20, 2020

Help cut through the noise!

Uncategorized/By carolyn/0 comments DID YOU GET YOUR PPP GRANT YET? Businesses are having mixed results in receiving funding from their Payroll Protection Program applications. Colony West has put together this quick survey, the results of which may help you understand what others are experiencing. All who complete this will receive a copy of the survey results. No business… Read More »
March 25, 2020

Trade Credit Insurance

Insurance/By carolyn/0 comments YES – Insurance can help when customers don’t pay you   Some Businesses ARE getting their BILLS PAID – During this worldwide pandemic event, those who purchased Trade Credit Insurance, also referred to as Receivables Insurance, are getting their invoices paid. Doesn’t matter how big you are, Trade Credit insurance protects your business from bad… Read More »