Employment Practices - Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Wrongful Termination can be very costly to employers. Employment Practice Liability policies are a relatively affordable way to limit your liability for these types of claims. Not only can you insure against employee claims, but some carriers offer protection against third parties such as vendors and suppliers. Yes, they can claim discrimination too!
The common thread that runs through all small businesses, from professional services to manufacturing, is that a motivated workforce is central to the business’s success.
Here are some quick, inexpensive, and potentially effective ways to motivate your employees and improve your employee retention.
Weekly “Good News” Emails
Too often the business day can be about addressing problems or issues, large and small. We forget to recognize the “wins” and other positive accomplishments. Yet, it is the successes we achieve that inspire us to reach new heights.
Encourage Mental Breaks
Whether it is making sure employees go out for lunch, take a mid-day walk, or even take a short “power nap,” these breaks away from the grind can re-energize, refresh, and even lead to new ideas.
As a leader, your troops appreciate your visibility and a human connection to you. Walk around the floor. Write handwritten notes of appreciation. Roll up your sleeves to help meet a deadline.
Break the Routine
Think about bringing in a community speaker for a “lunch and learn” session. Perhaps even sponsor a “bring your pet to work day!” Changing up the routine inspires, invigorates, and makes it more fun to be at work.
Invite Staff to Client Visits
Not only will an employee appreciate the opportunity to visit with a client and the vote of confidence it implies, but he or she will gain a valuable perspective on what a client needs and the integral role he or she has in delivering your service or product.
Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
While most insurance products are similar in price and function, insurance providers are very different when it comes to structuring a policy that actually covers you.
There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all insurance policy when it comes to your business.
We’re your neighbors. We protect businesses and people we know and care about, and that means we always look for ways to protect you better, including carefully choosing the insurance companies we represent, to be both affordable and responsive.
Contact us, and let our insurance professionals help you protect what you care about most.