Category: Risk Management

Should you be paying new hires for onboarding prior to state date?

August 17th, 2017 by

Pay new hires for onboarding prior to start date?   Question: We will soon be implementing pre-employment online onboarding. As such, individuals who have accepted an offer for employment but are not yet employed will complete pre-employment paperwork including I-9, W-4, etc. on a one-time basis. They will also familiarize themselves with a few select

Cybersecurity and Small Businesses

July 25th, 2017 by

It’s nearly impossible these days for businesses to operate without the help of Internet-connected devices, which exposesthem to cybercrime. It’s the small- to medium-sized businesses, however, that are especially vulnerable: half are victims of cybercrime and nearly two-thirds of those victims go out of business. Hackers increasingly target small businesses because there is a low

Risk Management – The Heat is On

June 21st, 2017 by

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity! Unless you work outdoors, that is. Then it’s both. Working outside on a nice summer day can be a pleasure. But if your job takes you outdoors when it’s hot and humid, it can stop being pleasurable and become downright dangerous. In 2015 alone, 37 workers died and