Beware of the “standard” forms of agreement tendered by your architect and/or contractor for construction projects. There are provisions in these agreements that work very much in favor of the vendor and against the best interests of you.
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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, has made some significant changes in taxation which will impact the delivery and design of workplace benefits.
The Weekly Market Update analyzes the strengthening U.S. service sector, increases in productivity but also labor costs, and the widening trade deficit.
How does UK Chancellor, Philip Hammond’s first (and last) Autumn Statement affect your financial planning?
Despite a Congressional “request” that agencies not move forward on new regulations during the transition to the Trump administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a massive 513-page final rule revising and updating its general industry standards on walking-working surfaces, including ramps, ladders, gangways, roofs and other surfaces.
The 2016 Arthur J. Gallagher Think Tank for Higher Education Risk Management examined one of the more difficult risks to manage: reputation. Now seen as one of the key critical risks affecting organisations today, reputational risk is, by some measures, the master risk into which all other risks feed. Management of—or, perhaps more to the point, the failure to manage—reputational risk could have such a severe impact on an organisation as to make redundant all other forms of risk management.
Our constantly changing world is expanding its labour pool and pressing employers to add value to their organisations. Multinational companies that want to compete as an employer of choice need to prepare for important trends on the horizon.
The Weekly Market Update analyzes the global bond selloff, falling unemployment, and OPEC’s production cut agreement.
Time for post-game analysis -- the chance to reflect on challenges in employee benefits compliance this year, and how they may have impacted your overall game plan. See Gallagher’s December Compliance Playbook: Focus on the Year in Review.
In this issue, OIG’s regulatory enforcement focus for 2017, new California breach notification requirements for encrypted data, software as a medical device, suggestions on how hospitals should grow to survive, and the impact of post-acute care.