Understanding Workers’ Compensation Policies

March 6th, 2018

    Workers’ compensation policies are an important topic for business owners, human resources departments, and management professionals. Almost every state requires workers’ compensation insurance and without it, you could lose business, valuable time, and money. There are plenty of third parties and businesses that will refuse to work with you if you do not…Read More

A “Checklist” to Help You Decide About Attorney Malpractice Insurance

February 6th, 2018

  You’re skilled at detangling legal entanglements, right? Have you considered the potential for your own and why the good of your practice could depend on your attorney malpractice coverage? Flying solo (perhaps) but never “alone” Start up costs for your legal career are somewhat equal in scope to those of any business. Personal liability…Read More

3 Strategies to Enhance the Results of Your Employee Wellness Initiative

January 9th, 2018

There’s more to workplace productivity than mission statements and core value reviews. In fact, employee health can contribute to your bottom line. Profit enhancing priority A 2012 study conducted by AFLAC found that employees participating in workplace wellness programs experience more job satisfaction. It makes sense because it reveals that the company cares about more…Read More

New California Employment Laws in 2018

December 4th, 2017

Are you prepared for the new employment laws that will go into effect in 2018? If you’re an employer in the state of California, these laws may very well affect the daily operations of your business. Unless specified, all new legislation outlined below goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Parental Leave for Small Employers,…Read More

Challenges Ahead for Group Health Insurance for Midsize Employers

November 7th, 2017

  If you’re a mid-size employer, you’re probably already aware of the challenges ahead. This includes employers with 51 to 125 or so full-time employees, the most challenging group in the country’s health market today. Why? Because these employers are caught right in the middle from a regulatory, vendor and contractual perspective. They must steer…Read More

Why Businesses Should Understand the Effects of Sleep Deprivation

June 27th, 2017

Science has yet to explain exactly why we sleep, but the negative outcomes of sleep deprivation are undeniable. Lack of sleep doesn’t just make someone groggy- it has both short-term and long-term health consequences. So, why should employers care if their workers don’t get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye a night? Exhaustion…Read More

How Your Business Can Be Protected from an Employment Practices Liability Suit

June 12th, 2017

Employment Practices Liability (EPL) insurance protects businesses from a broad range of allegations including but not limited to coverage for defense costs and damages related to various employment related claims, including allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination, workplace harassment and retaliation deriving from the employer-employee relationship. Employment practices litigation is impacting employers of all sizes with…Read More

Coast General Celebrates Two Employee Anniversaries

May 30th, 2017

Here at Coast General, we enjoy promoting our employees’ abilities and accomplishments whenever possible. Bret Russell and Maria Rodriguez are both approaching their one-year anniversaries, and take it from us – Coast General appreciates their dedication, professionalism, and valiant efforts to help bring the organization to the very top! We thank them for all the…Read More

How to Create a Safe Work Environment for Employees

May 17th, 2017

Whether it’s an office, store, lumber yard or construction site, one’s place of business is their home away from home, and just as you strive to keep your home safe, you should also strive to keep your workplace safe for everyone you employ. Here are five tips for maintaining a healthy, clean and hazard-free work…Read More

Common Reasons New Businesses Fail

May 2nd, 2017

You’ve been thinking about it for years, and now you’re ready to do it… You’re going to be your own boss! You’ve put in hours of working for others and developing your skills. Now, it’s time to work for yourself. It’s exciting and you can’t wait, but after one or two short years, the dream…Read More

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