Hospitality

March 15, 2022

Workplace Dangers Most Troubling to Employees in 2022

Workplace safety is now more important than ever before, according to 89% of Americans, nearly the same amount also believe that organizations have a legal and moral obligation to protect employees from unnecessary risks. This is according to a survey from AlertMedia, which also revealed 82% of people feel these obligations extend to those working remotely. While...

March 10, 2022

President Biden Urges Employees to Return to the Office

Recently, President Joe Biden urged employers to bring back workers into the office. During his remarks, Biden noted that with COVID-19 vaccination rates up and hospitalizations down, most Americans can remove their masks, return to work and move forward safely. President Biden also made similar comments days earlier during the 2022 State of the Union...

March 1, 2022

5 Trending Captive-Insurance Considerations for 2022

If 2020 and 2021 showed us anything, it’s that the unexpected can and will happen — whether it’s a global pandemic, a cargo ship blocking one of the world’s busiest trade routes or a storm creating a widespread power outage. These unforeseen risks are difficult to predict and insure against, which made captive insurance, with its ability...

January 28, 2022

11 Trends that Will Shape Work in 2022 and Beyond

At the start of 2021, many of us expected the world to return to normalcy. Vaccines were starting to roll out, and many executives felt like it would be a matter of a few short months before we would all return to the workplace. But 2021 was more volatile than expected, with the rise of new...

January 19, 2022

OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers subject to its recordkeeping requirements to post copies of their OSHA Form 300A between Feb. 1 and April 30 of each year. The OSHA Form 300A, also known as the “Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses,” must be completed by Feb. 1 using data from the...

December 16, 2021

Workers’ Comp Bureau of California Issues COVID-19 Analysis

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California in collaboration with several other workers’ comp rating bureaus released the COVID-19’s Impact on Workers Compensation report. To better understand the pandemic’s impact on the workers’ comp industry, a collaborative effort was made to analyze COVID-19 claims characteristics, including representation from the following workers’ comp bureaus: California,...

December 7, 2021

Looking Ahead to 2022: Property & Casualty Risk Management and Insurance

The last few years have been a reckoning for the insurance industry and just when we thought insurance buyers might feel relief, COVID-19 entered the picture and extended challenging market conditions into 2021. However, as we look ahead to 2022, we see signs of positive changes for insurance buyers. Having a knowledgeable and trusted insurance...

December 3, 2021

The Top 5 Ways to Prepare for the Future of Work

There’s no question that COVID-19 drastically reshaped our work lives – many of the changes are here to stay. We have entered a new era of work. As we emerge from this time of uncertainty and start planning for 2022 and beyond, it’s clear that workplaces cannot return to “business as usual.” Future-thinking insurance agencies...

November 15, 2021

Cybersecurity Confidence Gap in Hospitality, Restaurant and Retail Sectors

New data released from Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay, a global leader in data-driven commerce, reveals that while nearly all (96%) surveyed retail, restaurant and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction (95%) in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality, as one-third of...

November 12, 2021

Mitigating Workers’ Comp Claims for Remote Employees

As many employees have adjusted to working from home, trading their cubicle for a kitchen table and the board room meetings for Zoom appointments, many have become accustomed to making a workplace out of practically anywhere. Of course, some of these changes come with implications, especially in the workers’ compensation arena. Identifying a few key...