Recently, the Government Accountability Office, Department of Homeland Security and United States Coast Guard have all issued warnings regarding the vulnerability of the maritime industry to cyber attacks and have provided suggestions to reduce the risk.
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U.S. workers continue to struggle to see a little more in their paychecks, according to data released last week.
Correctly administering employee benefits during FMLA leave can be complex. Learn more about the most common areas of concern regarding FMLA and health benefit compliance.
Employers beware! The new bipartisan budget, passed by both the House and the Senate and signed by President Obama on November 2, 2015, contains provisions that will raise OSHA penalties for the first time in 25 years.
As higher education institutions continue to embrace an enterprise approach to both risk and compliance, a practical and lasting model is needed to assure that a program will stand the test of time. Using the ISO standards and embracing a Centralized Oversight-Decentralized Implementation structure will greatly increase the likelihood of success. This model puts risk and compliance “ownership” in the hands of subject matter experts throughout the organization, while embedding the oversight and management of the program within the overall governance structure of the institution.
The Chancellor’s second Budget in July included the unexpected announcement to increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) from 6% to 9.5% from November 2015. This article discusses what employers need to know in order to implement the increase.
With her first major announcement, the newly appointed conservative Pensions Minister, Baroness Ros Altman, announced that the government will focus on auto-enrollment and highlights the ongoing impact of the new “Pension Freedoms.”
The U.S. economy grew at a 1.5% pace in the third quarter according to the initial estimate from the Commerce Department. While any growth seems to be good growth amidst global turmoil, this marks a slowdown from the 3.9% pace of the second quarter.
As most American businesses know, privacy and network security rules are a patchwork of state laws and regulations, with a gloss of federal regulation. That gloss has recently been burnished.
Securities fraud litigation is a fact of life for American businesses. Whether it is a curse or the only remedy for defrauded investors depends on your point of view. This article will address a more subtle issue: the role of bondholder litigation.