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Turn Your Millennials Into Perennials

Daniel Jamison • Apr 20th, 2018

It’s Monday at the end of a long day. The workweek is already accelerating at an alarming pace. Projects and client meetings are piling up, and unread emails are accumulating in your team’s inboxes. It’s going to be another late night putting in extra hours.

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Stay in the know: These three things can cancel your homeowners insurance

Lee Rock • Apr 12th, 2018

Don’t get blindsided by cancelled homeowners insurance. Three common things that most people don’t think or know about account for the majority of cancelled policies: dogs, trampolines, and filing two claims in three years. Knowing about these exposures ahead of time and discussing them with your insurance agent can help you to avoid potential claims issues and cancellations.

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Cyber Insurance: Your Backstop in Your Cyber Incident Response

Mike Volk • Apr 3rd, 2018

Cyber threats aren’t going away or becoming any easier to address. According to a recent study conducted by Hiscox Insurance in the past year, 72 percent of large companies in the U.S. have reported at least one attack. Sixty-eight percent of smaller U.S. companies during this same period reported at least one attack.

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From the Archives

Mar
28th
New Disability Claims Regulation Effective April 2, 2018 (Benefit Minute)

In December 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a revised regulation for ERISA disability benefit claims.  The revised regulation originally applied to disability claims filed on or after January 1, 2018; however, it was delayed 90 days to give stakeholders the opportunity to comment on the costs and benefits of the final rule.  In […]

Cyber security

Mar
15th
Autopsy of a Cyber Nightmare: How to Protect Your Business

It’s Sunday afternoon. You’re watching football with friends. Or, maybe you’re at a family party. Meanwhile, somewhere in a rack of servers at your business, there is a fan, screaming like a banshee. It’s been whirring away at top speed, 24 hours a day, for a week. Until someone notices it, it’s going to keep […]

male contraception and sterilization procedures coverage

Mar
6th
IRS Provides Short-Term Relief for HSA Eligibility in Maryland (Benefit Alert)

Current Maryland insurance law requires all policies issued or renewed in the state after January 1, 2018 to provide coverage for male contraception and sterilization procedures without being subject to any cost-sharing requirements (including the deductible). This mandate created a question as to whether such plans could still be considered Qualified High Deductible Health Plans […]

Mar
1st
Most Fortune 500 Companies Have Mentor Programs. Do You?

What makes a company successful? Often, it’s attributed to having effective leaders. How can you make sure your company is developing excellent leaders? One of the ways is by implementing a mentor program.

Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA)

Feb
21st
Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA)

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland legislature enacted the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) by overriding Governor Hogan’s veto from the prior legislative session. The MHWFA requires all Maryland employers to provide sick and safe leave to eligible employees.  Legislative attempts to delay the effective date of the Act have been unsuccessful, so it is […]

Ritz-Carlton's employee engement

Feb
16th
Employee engagement: Ritz-Carlton’s secret to providing world-class service and increasing customer loyalty

“Ritz-Carlton serves the top one percent of discerning global travelers. So we need the top one percent of employees,” says Valori Borland, Ritz-Carlton’s Culture Transformation Corporate Director at PSA’s recent Partnership event series. An award-winning, five-star hotel and resort company with locations globally, Ritz-Carlton is renowned for its legendary services and luxury facilities creating unforgettable […]