Why do contractors need pollution liability insurance? Shouldn’t this be covered under a commercial general liability insurance policy? There is a history of pollution liability in the United States, which brought about the need for a special... (Read More)
Lead-based paints were commonly used in homes constructed before 1978. If left undisturbed, the paint itself probably does not pose hazards. However, any scraping, peeling or sanding of the paint changes all of this. Disturbing the paint causes dust... (Read More)
Many of the most successful companies in the world, including Google and Amazon, use brainstorming to help come up with innovative new ideas and initiatives. When was the last time your team or company had a successful brainstorming session? Did... (Read More)
Each year, falls are the leading cause of fatal accidents in the construction industry nationwide. Hundreds of construction workers fall to their deaths annually.
The construction industry in general has more fatal accidents than any other... (Read More)
In the world of social media, there is no shortage of ways to connect with people. But what kind of people are you trying to connect with? If you’re on social media for the social aspect, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (to name a few) are great... (Read More)
How do you define success? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, success "includes not only the achievement of wealth, respect or fame but also the desired result of an attempt." Of course, everyone defines it differently, but there are some... (Read More)
E-mail can be an important tool for marketing your business. But e-mail marketing can be tricky — federal law requires that anyone sending out e-mail for commercial purposes follow some specific rules or risk costly penalties.
The CAN-SPAM Act... (Read More)
As an independent contractor, you need liability protection against damage that you could potentially — and unintentionally — cause as you work. This includes damage caused by hazardous waste, and contractors who work in the oil, agribusiness... (Read More)
Telecommuting is definitely taking off as COVID-19 disrupts our traditional ways of doing business. Even the construction industry has been using remote work in various ways to help employees socially distance. Yet allowing employees to do some or... (Read More)