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Insights

The who, when, why and how of machinery and equipment appraisals

Executives often wonder why they need to have machinery and equipment appraised, but these appraisals are important components of business today.

How setting up a telemedicine program for plan members benefits everyone

The next time your child is sick, what if you or your employees had the opportunity to speak with a physician without leaving the office or home? Telemedicine programs that allow you to do this are becoming more popular.

Why the steps you take to provide great HR services are so important

You have decided to outsource the human resource function of your business to an outside firm that specializes in this service. Now that you’ve taken this step, it’s important that you let the experts do their job.

How to draft enforceable noncompetition agreements

Employers often have their employees sign “noncompetition” agreements as a condition of their employment. However, it’s often the case that such agreements are too ambitious. They may be overbroad and declared unenforceable if the employee or a subsequent employer challenges them in litigation.

How to manage risk and counter crises with a corporate response plan

The goal of any incident response is to minimize the impact of a negative event on an organization’s objectives. In order to accomplish this, an organization should have a corporate response plan (CRP) in place that is ready to go at a moment’s notice.