9 Key Elements of a Data Security Policy

Every employee needs to understand his or her obligation to protect company data. Employees also need clear expectations about behavior when it comes to their interaction with data. For that to happen, your data security policy needs to be published, understandable and enforceable. It should outline practices that help safeguard employee, customer, company and third-party…

Experts Predict Another Active Hurricane Season in the Atlantic

For 2021, Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1st to November 30th. Specifically, CSU researchers believe there will be 17 named storms in 2021. This is above the average 12.1 named storms per year that occurred from 1981-2010. Of the predicted 17 named storms…

Directors & Officers Trends to Watch in 2021

Organizations trust their senior leaders to make important decisions and act with stakeholders’ (e.g., shareholders, customers and employees) best interests in mind. However, in today’s climate of increased corporate accountability, protecting your senior leadership team from directors and officers (D&O) liability exposures can be a significant challenge—making D&O coverage a crucial aspect of your organization’s…

Employment Practices Liability Trends to Watch in 2021

As an employer, you care about making your workforce feel valued and managing your organization successfully. However, even if you do everything you can to ensure smooth relationships with your staff, employment practices liability (EPL) risks remain. That’s why it’s crucial for your organization to have EPL coverage. Such a policy can offer protection for…

Stepping Up To Lend A Hand

Adaptations To Workers’ Compensation Class Codes Help Employers Support Their People. The pandemic pushed businesses to make drastic changes—practically overnight. In a time when no one knew what would happen next, employers made in-the-moment decisions to sustain their operations. Some moved to a remote work environment. Others continued compensating their people while they were not…