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How much life insurance do you need? Use the DIME calculation.

Hurricane Harvey recovery and workplace safety concerns

HR update: overtime rule, ACA penalties, updated Form I-9 and DOL fiduciary rule delay

Investigative steps to take after a slip & fall accident

Hurricane Harvey relief for employee benefit plan compliance

How car accidents affect your Texas auto insurance rates

Know your e-mod factor and how it affects your workers’ comp premiums

Landlord risk management: 5 tips to avoid rental property lawsuits

Three benefits your employees wish you offered

ACA repeal, Washington state paid leave and HSA fiduciaries

Republican ACA repeal effort dead for now

Does your homeowners insurance pay legal fees?

Three ways to create effective workplace wellness programs

Food chain 411: Could your business survive an outbreak or recall?

Oilfield contract risk management: Texas anti-indemnity laws

ACA employer mandate and paid family leave guidance

Small business insurance: What should you have?

Demand rises for virtual care

Senate releases ACA "repeal and replace" bill

Five tips for summer road trip safety

PCORI fees due by July 31

Eight ways to influence workplace safety attitudes

OSHA signals intention to delay electronic reporting

How and why to create a home inventory

Are you making these five costly business insurance mistakes?

Could your business survive an extreme weather event?

House passes American Health Care Act

10 surprising facts about disability insurance

Keyless car safety

Could your bottom line benefit from proactive claims advocacy?

Group benefits strategies: Managing health care costs

Construction contract risk management: Texas anti-indemnity laws

10 signs you might need an umbrella insurance policy

Republicans abandon vote on ACA replacement

Construction pollution risk: A growing concern for every contactor

Life and LTCi executive compensation – Why and how

GOP unveils bills repealing and replacing ACA

Ransomware – A booming business risk management exposure

Workplace wellness tweetchat: Higginbotham weighs in

Five megatrends in transportation & supply chain risk management

ACA and Medicare reports due soon

What savvy homeowners need to know about smart home risks

Reduce Texas workers’ compensation insurance costs with these five steps

What to know about insurance before you rent out your house in Texas

Trump signs executive order on the ACA

10 Texas business insurance exposures to tackle in 2017

Five new year tips to inspire workplace wellness

Your 10-point warehouse fire prevention checklist

Surprising a loved one with jewelry? Wrap it in financial protection.

New OSHA rule gives employers a leg up in protecting workers from falls

Does your business have crime insurance?

Employee mental health: How to manage this silent exposure

OSHA anti-retaliation rules take effect

How much life insurance is enough?

FLSA overtime rule blocked by federal judge

Religious organization risk management: Eight essentials

ACA Reporting Delayed

When is a person too old to drive? Facts for families

2016 election impact on compliance issues

Slip, trip and fall risk management: Awareness is the seed of prevention

Six spooky Texas business risks

Texas homeowners insurance alert: Falling tree liability

Reinsurance fee counts due November 15

How the presidential election could impact your open enrollment

Certificates of insurance: Costly misconceptions

Final forms for ACA reporting released

What a farmer can teach you about creating a culture of safety in your organization

Fleet risk management: 9 cost-cutting essentials

Medicare Part D notices due October 15

Group health insurance: Tips for a smooth online open enrollment

How much personal insurance is enough? Important considerations

HIPAA compliance 2016

Time to start thinking about 2016 ACA reporting

Global risk management: The top risks you need to know about

Employee benefit communication: Lessons from the presidential campaigns

Life insurance: A workhorse for funding executive benefits

Construction risk management: With labor shortages, the devil really IS in the details

RV insurance: Don’t hit the road without knowing these facts

How to choose an HR tech vendor: Five criteria

OSHA penalty adjustments taking effect August 2016

What will new overtime rules mean for your Texas business?

PCORI fees due August 1, 2016

Staying ahead of rising commercial auto insurance costs with driver safety

ACA electronic reporting due June 30

The latest in health care compliance: The subsidy crackdown

Homeowners insurance alert: Are you prepared for Mother Nature’s extremes?

Is your business protected from costly fiduciary liability and employee benefits liability claims?

New OSHA electronic reporting rule affects 466,000 employers

The risk management implications of hiring summer interns

Why offer a cafeteria plan?

New overtime exemption rules are imminent: Is your business prepared?

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Is your most important asset protected?

Three keys to reducing your workers’ compensation claim frequency

Should your business have terrorism insurance?

COBRA: Still relevant after all these years

Renter’s insurance: Your lifeline back to normal

Avoid employment practices liability with legal background checks

Reminder of 2016 ACA reporting deadlines

Business interruption insurance: A lifeline to recovery

A trend on the rise: Self-funded health insurance

Does your insurance carrier make the grade?

Seven tips to become a savvy health care consumer

Drugs at work: Evolving employment practices liability for employers

Beyond 360 degrees of cyber risk: Growing small business threats

Medicare Part D disclosure notices for calendar year plans due by February 29

Is your business prepared for today’s complex fiduciary liability risks?

Flood insurance: Tips to keep your finances on solid ground

Five tips for negotiating health care costs

Workplace wellness programs: aging dinosaur or evolving tool?

Crime insurance: Why you need it, how to choose wisely

Happy New Year from the IRS: ACA reporting deadlines extended

Texas employment practices update: Overtime and sick time trends

In case of a lawsuit: Carry an umbrella policy

Transportation risk management: What the FAST Act means for truckers

Is your safety committee a cost cutter or a time drain?

Don’t jeopardize your health in 2016: Medicare Open Enrollment closes soon for Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug plans

Seven opportunities to cut your construction insurance costs

Poor hiring decisions: A recipe for higher workers’ compensation costs

Must-read before Thanksgiving: Holiday safety tips

Employers dodge a bullet with PACE Act passage

Protect your nonprofit – and your vital mission – this holiday season

Does your business have a workplace violence prevention strategy?

The fall maintenance checklist every Texas homeowner should see

Employee benefits: What’s in store for 2016?

How to explain Form 1095 to employees

Own a motorcycle or recreational vehicle? Remember THIS crucial piece of protective gear.

How to plug workers’ compensation cost leaks

Is it time to take stock of your life insurance?

Five ways to reduce the risk of accidents in your fleet

Katrina’s risk management lessons … 10 years later

COBRA is still alive: An important reminder for employers offering group health

Modern workforce = evolving workers’ compensation risks

Before leaving for vacation: The burglary prevention checklist

Construction risk management: Hiring, training and the labor shortage

Health and wellness trends: 7 takeaways from new research

How to insure your teen driver for less

Workers’ compensation alert: Employers need miracle cure for rising drug costs

Retirement planning resources: Good for workers, great for business

Is your business next on the target list for cyber thieves?

Don’t let flooding put your finances under water

Beware of accent discrimination: A growing EEOC complaint

Life insurance: More important and less expensive than you think

Leverage transparency to reduce health care insurance overspend

Are you protecting your most vital asset?

Blue Bell: a painful reminder of growing product recall challenges

Get Ready for OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Emergency preparedness: Are you ready for another Texas twister season?

Workplace wellness: Connect the dots, lower your risk

New Voluntary Benefit Option: College Assistance Program

Feeling Lucky? Why Uncle Sam May Be Saving You Some Green This Year!

Fire and ice – major hazards for homeowners

Business interruption due to terrorism attack – are you prepared?

The ripple effect of wage and hour noncompliance

Employee benefits: how to attract and retain the next generation

This year, send your loved ones a Valentine's lifeline

Are you driving your business straight into a costly lawsuit?

What will 2015 bring for workers’ compensation in the Lone Star State?

New Year, new tax season, new ACA provisions

Is social media making you a crime target?

How to manage the risk of pregnancy discrimination claims

Health insurance open enrollment update

Life insurance: The ultimate stocking stuffer?

Black Friday, cyber Monday and cyber liability

Early return to work: A pivotal piece in the workers’ compensation puzzle

The tax man cometh – and in 2018, he’s coming for your Cadillac health plan

Long-term care awareness: The other reason to celebrate November

Takeaway from the Ebola crisis: Don’t be caught off guard

Winterization 101: Checklist for homeowners

Nurse triage: TLC for your ailing workers’ compensation costs

Make breast cancer awareness part of workplace wellness

Asbestos Claims - A growing construction exposure

Voluntary benefits continue to redefine modern day company perks

Transportation risk management: HOS rule lingers in fog of uncertainty

10 reasons why employees “lawyer up” for workers’ compensation claims

Sure, you have insurance. But do you have an umbrella?

Texas health care: Three key challenges

Construction insurance: The latest on construction defect claims

5 ways to prepare for your next workers’ compensation insurance audit

Why voluntary benefits are a “no-brainer” for many Texas employers

How a nonprofit student orchestra almost ended on a sour note

Will you be impacted by National Flood Insurance Program changes?

The most effective strategy to contain Texas workers’ compensation claims

Are you using contractual risk transfer to your business advantage?

Texas employers: What you need to know BEFORE hiring an intern

OSHA hosts National Safety Stand-down this week

Special enrollment period for COBRA participants

Real estate risk management: Avoid being a high-risk, high-target landlord

Four reasons to get your FTE calculation right

Attract top talent by offering a retirement plan

Business succession – An elephant you can’t afford to ignore

Eight hiring tips to help drive down work comp costs

ACA compliance update: How to use three Safe Harbors

How to "wrap up" construction project risks

Five ideas for Employee Appreciation Day, and every day

Affordable Care Act's new wellness program guidelines

If entertainment insurance was an Olympic sport …

Wellness programs for better heart health

Texas business insurance update - What to expect in 2014

Construction risk management in Texas: Wage and hour exposures

2014 Employee Benefits Update

Cold weather risk management for your home and business


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