Your employees are a vital part of your business. Employers can experience several benefits by implementing a flexible work schedule. Allowing employees to develop a schedule outside the normal 9 to 5 doesn’t have to disrupt productivity. As long as the employer has developed a flexible work schedule policy to set expectations and lay down a few ground rules, your business should reap the benefit.(more…)
A new year is the perfect time to develop new restaurant and bar policies and take a harder look at existing ones. Are your existing standard operating procedures producing maximum efficiency? Has a recent state law change made sexual harassment training mandatory, but you don’t know where to begin? Look no further! We have gathered a list of items to include in your 2020 sexual harassment policy including state resources and where to sign-up for online sexual harassment training. But first, let’s delve into what is legally considered sexual harassment in the workplace.(more…)
Consider these common claims situations not covered by a typical policy: (more…)
For 20 days in late 2013, Target Corporation experienced one of the largest data breaches in American history. Hacked information included some 70 million customer names and 40 million credit and debit card numbers including the short verification codes on the back of compromised cards. In addition to forcing the retail giant to book a reported $61 million in direct costs related to the breach, it also scared customers away from shopping at their stores – which resulted in a 46% drop in net profit during the holiday quarter. Although the exact full costs of the breach are not yet known, security analysts have pegged the costs at upwards of $400 million.
A data breach can be even more impactful for a small business and cause irreparable harm to your company’s reputation. The cost of even a small breach can be wildly expensive. Typical costs can include: (more…)