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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Frigid winter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze. While we can’t control the weather, there are things we can do to prevent pipes from freezing. We’ve pulled together tips to help prevent frozen pipes and list of suggestions for you to follow if they do. READ MORE >>
Friday, January 5, 2018 Work life balance. This is a phrase that businesses highlight and employees desire. While work life balance is valued by many, what does it really look like? Work life balance is achieved when career is balanced with lifestyle. As an employer, you may wonder…how can I provide a better work life balance for my employees? READ MORE >>
Thursday, January 4, 2018 Whether it’s following a regular maintenance plan or making sure you’re prepared for an emergency, we’ve pulled together five driving and car maintenance resolutions for the New Year. Procrastinating on regular maintenance. If you skimp on basic maintenance, your car can eventually quit or malfunction. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Here's a New Year's resolution that might save you thousands of dollars: Review your homeowner's, auto and life insurance policies. Insurance isn't necessarily the most scintillating topic for consumers, yet it's essential to your financial well being. You and your family are at risk big time if you don't have sufficient coverage. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Snow season is upon us and it’s time to dust off the snow blowers once again. Each year, thousands of people suffer serious injuries to their hands, fingers, and backs due to the improper handling of snowblowers. Injuries typically occur when the snow is heavy, wet or has accumulated several inches. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 21, 2017 In the world of workers compensation, the subject of employee vs. self-employed independent contractor is complex. Employers are not required to provide workers compensation coverage for independent contractors. Likewise, employers are not responsible for payroll taxes and other legal obligations that are necessary for employees. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 The holidays are an exciting time of year full of get togethers, gifts and delicious food. While we’re focused on a season full of parties and fun times, a pet might think differently. Extra noise and visitors can leave pets feeling stressed. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Sexual harassment scandals loom large among the events that shaped 2017.
Fueled by revelations that longtime movie producer and studio executive Harvey Weinstein forced himself on dozens of women — including such A-list celebs as Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd and Angelina... READ MORE >>
Monday, December 18, 2017 As last-minute holiday shopping ramps up, the Boston-based nonprofit World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has released its annual list of the 10 worst toys of 2017, informing shoppers of this year’s most potentially hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 18, 2017 Winter can be a risk to the continuity of business operations. Small business owners should be ensuring that their assets and operations are protected against the elements of the season. A strong handle on risk management can help to maintain stability during this season. READ MORE >>