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It’s always a good idea to stay up-to-date on fraud awareness and prevention — especially during the busiest season of the year. We’ve outlined a few ways to identify common types of fraud, so you can keep your business and employees safe.
In the third quarter of 2022, we cover steps employers can take to prevent “quiet quitting” in the workplace, discuss the many benefits of offering learning and development (L&D) incentives and provide insights into the top five HR trends to monitor in 2023.
With cyber incidents and construction Experience Modification Rates (EMR) on the rise, companies are faced with the challenge of minimizing the likelihood of loss through employee education and internal procedures. To help your team stay alert and reduce potential business risks, we’ve outlined useful resources and industry-specific insights.
Is your company protected against costly claims? Businesses should compare the needs of the company against existing liability coverages, but it’s also important to consider trends in the insurance market. For instance, specialty policies such as directors & officers (D&O) insurance may be well worth the cost with the recent rise in D&O lawsuits. Read our monthly newsletter for insights into finding the right coverage to protect your business and those within it.
Open enrollment season may present unique challenges for companies with employees subject to travel, relocation or frequent schedule changes. As a result, many employers are customizing the enrollment processes to meet the needs of a diverse workforce. Read on for insights into virtual enrollment opportunities and resources to help you plan for open enrollment season.
In the second quarter of 2022, we examine factors contributing to employee retention challenges, explore the benefits of incorporating mental wellbeing initiatives in the workplace and discuss the role corporate social responsibility plays in today’s work climate.
Now more than ever, it’s important for business owners to be mindful and informed when it comes to implementing policies and education regarding employee disabilities. Read on for insights into reasonable accommodation requests, common mistakes to avoid and ADA compliance resources.
Forecasters are predicting as many as 10 hurricanes this season with winds reaching 111 mph in certain cases. Read on for risk management insights, reference guides and downloadable resources.
BCH is here to help you make the most of available resources. Read on for business insights, reference guides and links to other online assistance.
Learn more about how your company can take a more anticipatory approach to the safety and well-being of your employees and customers.
We discuss the factors contributing to current employment challenges, offer insight into the benefits associated with a learning culture and highlight the importance of creating a psychologically safe work environment.
BCH provides more insight into ongoing labor issues and steps a company can take to keep top talent on their team.
The No Surprises Act took effect January 1, 2022, offering consumers protection against unexpected out-of-network emergency medical bills that can result in financial hardship. Leading insurance carriers have dug into the issue and pulled together the information you need to know.
Our legal update offers insight into requirements for health plans and insurance issuers to provide coverage for at-home COVID-19 tests. These requirements took effect January 15, 2022.
Gain insight into why employees make the decision to leave (or stay with) a company, learn about a few HR technology trends you’ll want to keep an eye on and read up on the importance of keeping mental health in mind in the workplace.
Our legal update provides a brief overview of The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent extension for OSHA’s vaccine and testing emergency testing standard (ETS). The extension prevents enforcement of the ETS, but employers remain subject to its requirements unless the ETS is deemed invalid.
International Fraud Awareness Week is an opportunity for organizations to place their practices under the microscope, pinpoint potential problem areas and make changes to keep their information better protected. Our fraud prevention overview offers insight and statistics focused around just that.
Our legal update provides a brief overview of OSHA’s in-the-works emergency temporary standard (ETS) aimed at helping companies with 100 or more employees understand their responsibilities as they relate to COVID vaccine requirements.
Our overview walks you through what we do (and don’t) know about the vaccine mandate, what your company should be doing now and even provides an estimated timetable.
Our news brief offers a glimpse at the September 9, 2021, executive order, a timeline of what’s to come and related information you should know.
Gain insight into post-pandemic employee retention issues, take a look at the growing popularity of pet insurance and read up on ways you can keep your company poised for success as open enrollment season gets rolling.
In this month’s issue, we’ll discuss safety considerations for outdoor exercise, the health benefits gardening has to offer, advice for smart snacking — and even provide a tasty recipe for a cucumber blueberry salad.
Learn more about the challenges and advantages hybrid work models carry, ways to improve your employee communication and discuss steps you can take to prepare your company for future health crises.
In this month’s issue, we’ll talk through the importance of self-care and looking after your mental health, discuss sun safety tips and cover how different foods affect heart health.
Does your company have questions surrounding the recent American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) — and guidelines surrounding the COBRA subsidy? If so, you aren’t alone. View our helpful overview of issues that could impact companies like yours.
In this month’s issue we’ll discuss the warning signs of alcohol use disorder, cover how adding even 11 minutes of movement to your day can make a difference, talk through mental health support and provide a tasty recipe, too.
Information to help those who manage condominium, townhome and single-family communities ensure their pool slides are in compliance and up to code.
How subsidies for COBRA premiums, unemployment benefit extensions and other issues associated with the relief bill might impact your business.
This month’s issue covers how the foods you consume impact your overall health, the benefits of a good night’s sleep, proper earbud hygiene — and includes a recipe for a delicious chicken and broccoli bake.
Guidelines to help businesses navigate discussions such as whether they can require employees to receive vaccinations and how to accommodate employees looking to get vaccinated.
Information to help individuals distinguish flu symptoms from those of COVID-19, and to keep themselves and those around them healthy.
How the events of 2020 have impacted the insurance marketplace, and what it means for the insured.
Read on to learn about HR’s role in supporting working parents, why employer branding matters and how Generation Z’s arrival in the workforce could change day-to-day business practices.
This month’s issue covers ways to boost heart health, how to handle job burnout amid the pandemic, the importance of preventative care — and other important topics, too.
This month’s issue covers the best ways to set (and stick to) your New Year’s resolutions, tips to start 2021 on a healthy foot, the health benefits that come with donating blood — and more.
This month’s issue covers tips for celebrating the season safely amid COVID-19, simple substitutions for healthier holiday recipes, the importance of staying hydrated and more.
This month’s issue covers ways to stay healthy during cold and flu season, how to distinguish your average illness from COVID-19, American Diabetes Month and more.
Read on for helpful guidance regarding open enrollment, ACA pay or pay penalty increases and upcoming changes to affordability percentages.
Read on for insight into distinguishing COVID fact from fiction, summer sun safety, probiotic use and incorporating healthy recipes into your diet.
This quarter’s topics include COVID-19’s impacts on plan deadlines and election changes, updates to 2021 HSA and HDHP limits and new options for unused flexible spending funds.
Whether you have questions about insurance, risk management, employee benefits — or something else entirely, we’re here to help!
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