Returning to Work After Workers’ Compensation: Tips for the Employer

The early stages of workers’ compensation can be chaotic. Injuries can require immediate medical assistance, and even less dramatic cases require several different parties to communicate with one another. The process can be overwhelming for both...

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Your Greatest Cybersecurity Risk Is Also the Secret to Reducing Your Company’s Vulnerability

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Hackers are after your company’s data. A University of Maryland study found that internet-connected computers experience cyberattacks every 39 seconds. And, while attacks against large companies get most of the media coverage, small businesses...

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Inclement Weather Policy: Can Employers Require Attendance During Severe Storms?

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When business owners create their organization’s inclement weather policy, the first scenario to come to mind is often extreme winter weather. Let’s face it, how many times do you see cancellations on the news due to torrential downpours, hail or...

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What Employers Need to Know About Whistleblowers and Retaliation Claims

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Under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s current whistleblower program, a whistleblower who shares information that leads to an SEC enforcement action is awarded between 10 and 30 percent of the money the SEC recovers. Last summer, the SEC ...

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How to Communicate Weather-Related Business Closures to Employees and Customers

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It can be a tough call for even for the most experienced business owners - weather the storm or close for the day due to bad weather conditions? In fact, it’s a decision many Kansas City area business owners have already had to make this winter....

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Axcet Helps Client Terminate a Dishonest Employee

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One of Axcet HR Solutions’ newest clients signed on with us to save money on health benefits. But one week after onboarding, the small business got a lot more than it bargained for – and Axcet came to the rescue.

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When Winter Storms Strike: Can Employers Require Attendance During Inclement Weather?


The first official day of winter isn’t until December 21st, but weather conditions in the Kansas City area indicate the season is here. Whether we were prepared or not, blizzard conditions impacted the metro with record snowfall, strong winds and...

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How to Prepare Your Business for Winter Weather

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The calendar may indicate it’s still fall, but the cold temperatures and fresh snowfall covering the ground across the Kansas City metro tells us Old Man Winter has decided to arrive early. While it may be all fun and games for children who dream...

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10 Best Practices for Workers’ Compensation Claim Management


Whether you are the Head of School for a private school, or a doctor who has opened up your own practice, managing risk in the workplace is a must and should start well before an injury occurs. According to OSHA, workplace injuries and illnesses...

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When Disaster Strikes: 8 Steps to Prepare Your Business

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In April 2017, Christopher Watkins and Tonya Gonzalez-Suarez were in their first morning on the job at a St. Louis company when a boiler exploded at a nearby business. The explosion launched the boiler through the roof and across the street,...

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