Prepare for Winter's Cold Blast
Winter is upon us, so now is the time to be prepared for ice, snowstorms and extremely cold temperatures.Download as PDF
Surety Industry Steps Into the Future With Data Standards
The National Association of Surety Bond Producers and The Surety & Fidelity Association of America’s new data standards will enhance the surety industry’s efficiency, productivity and quality—helping improve response times and the overall level of service and support provided to contractors.Download as PDF
To Drone Or Not To Drone: What You Should Know Before Taking Your Company to the Skies
There are few new technology gadgets as fun and cool as the modern-day drone. For business owners and purchasing agents who believe a drone might be a useful addition to their operations, we believe it’s important to weigh the risks of their use, as you would any equipment in your enterprise.Download as PDF
Risk Mitigation for Data Security Breaches Isn’t Optional Anymore
It’s not IF, but WHEN, your business will be a victim of Cyber Crime
According to CNN Money, cyber crime’s easiest prey is small to medium sized businesses, which account for more than 72% of all data breaches. The Federal and State governments (differ by state) have developed laws and standards (PCI) to protect the public regarding personal and financial information (credit cards). In North Carolina and all other states except Kentucky, New Mexico, Alabama and South Dakota, data must be secure and there are consequences if there is a breach.Download as PDF
What Tennessee’s reformed workers’ comp system means for your business
In July, the state will enact reformed legislation designed to improve Tennessee’s worker’s compensation system. The changes promise resolution of claims through a process that is fairer, faster and more efficient. Let’s take a look at six significant changes you will see in 2014.Download as PDF
How Employers Can Prepare for New OSHA Regs for Temporary Workers
This past year, OSHA launched an initiative focused on improving safety for temporary workers. We have seen a correlated rise in inspections that examine how host employers treat temporary workers, especially with regard to training.
As prescribed by OSHA, host employers and staffing agencies share joint responsibility for protecting temporary workers by maintaining a safe work environment and providing safety training and hazard communication. The OSHA web page Protecting Temporary Employees details the enforcing organization’s expectations.Download as PDF
Is Risk Mitigation for Data Security Breaches Optional Anymore?
The recent widespread theft of customer data makes it clear that any business has the potential for data breaches. Just one stolen laptop, virus, hacker or lost flash drive can create enormous financial and reputational consequences for your business. You may think high-profile companies are at greatest risk,
but small- to-medium sized businesses are frequently targeted, accounting for more than 72 percent of all data breaches.
Target’s 2013 fourth quarter profits fell 46 percent, and a Ponemon Institute survey of 843 executives found that an organization’s brand value drops between 17 to 31 percent following a breach. Could your business sustain an impact of this size?Download as PDF
A quick list of our available white papers
- Prepare for Winter's Cold Blast
- Surety Industry Steps Into the Future With Data Standards
- To Drone Or Not To Drone: What You Should Know Before Taking Your Company to the Skies
- Risk Mitigation for Data Security Breaches Isn’t Optional Anymore
- What Tennessee’s reformed workers’ comp system means for your business
- How Employers Can Prepare for New OSHA Regs for Temporary Workers
- Is Risk Mitigation for Data Security Breaches Optional Anymore?