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The latest insurance news for businesses and individuals
Articles on Business and Personal Insurance, Commercial Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits are featured in this edition of Risk Issues. Find the following informative articles and more: Top 10 product recalls of 2012 Construction workers, independent contractors and workers comp Property risk not a part of many ERM programs Don't overlook employee assistance programs Part-time workers and health coverage Exercise caution with bug bombs 529 Plans: Dealing wit...
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The latest insurance news for businesses and individuals
Commercial Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits and Personal Insurance news are featured in this edition of Risk Issues. Find the following informative articles: Can individual managers be held liable for wrongful discharge? An underrated supply-chain concern: Cyber events Identify real cost drivers in post loss workers' compensation Connecting work/life balance to turnover Consumer driven health plan enrollees less likely to be young Check your suability factor ...
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Smaller firms often have bigger cyber risks

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Smaller firms often have bigger cyber risks
While cybercrime is a risk for firms of all sizes, small firms may find themselves particularly vulnerable, according to a white paper issued by First Clearing. In “Getting Serious About Cyber Crime,” First Clearing noted that as transactions are increasingly conducted online, the incentives for criminals to exploit that trend also grows. Hackers are often looking for a quick, easy payout so it doesn’t matter how big the firm is—if you leave yourself vulnerable to a...
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Effective crisis response for businesses: 10 key steps

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Effective crisis response for businesses: 10 key steps
When disaster strikes, how a company responds—and how the public perceives its reaction—can have a lasting effect. A poor response can ruin a reputation, alienate customers, affect sales and even spur a push for new regulation. On the other hand, a convincing response can actually enhance the company’s reputation. Since catastrophes cannot often be predicted, businesses can prepare ahead of time by putting into place a crisis management plan to handle incident scenarios and ...
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Free infographic: Be prepared if severe weather strikes
The Glatfelter Agency wants you to be prepared if severe weather strikes. Click on the following infographic to shed some light on what to do before, during and after severe weather conditions. Learn what supplies will be helpful, how to prepare your home and how to prevent further damage. Use this infographic on your site, just follow the instructions below.   Use this graphic for FREE on your site! You may use the infographic above on your Web site, however, the license we g...
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Join TGA at the 25th annual York County Economic Alliace Golf Outing
Gather your foursome and be sure not to miss the 25th Annual York County Economic Alliance Golf Outing taking place at Briarwood Golf Club on June 7, 2013! Cost includes cart and greens fees, lunch, tee gift, beverages, dinner, contests, prizes and more! Mulligans, power drives and putting contest entries will be available to purchase the day of the event. The driving range, putting green and registration open at 9:30 a.m., a lunch buffet is available at 10:15 a.m. and the shotgun sta...
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How to know if someone may be drowning: Learn the signs
Drowning does not look like what most people expect, according to Francesco Pia, Ph.D. There is very little splashing, no waving and no yelling for help. It is mostly a quiet event but is the No. 2 cause of accidental death in children, ages 15 and under. According to the CDC, in 10 percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch the child do it, having no idea it is happening. Pia describes what he named an Instinctive Drowning Response like this: Except in rare circumstances, d...
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Leader's Edge recognizes Art Glatfelter as insurance
Leader's Edge magazine recognized Art Glatfelter as a "Game Changer" in the June 2013 edition. Listed as a force of nature in insurance, Glatfelter was acknowledged for serving the underserved and his specialty program focus. Leader's Edge is listing some of the most influential industry players and events during the last century noting that all have had an impact on the industry. Those mentioned have been nominated by members, carriers and others. View A Centur...
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