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Don’t click that link! How many times this year have you received a spam email or a notice from IT advising you not to click a link you just received? According to Symantec, 50 percent of email worldwide is spam. Social attacks are tactics most commonly used by hackers in the information and professional services…

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In today’s society, it’s common to see several active construction sites as you drive down the street. The truth is the construction industry is booming, and research indicates that it will continue to grow rapidly in the next few years. According to Statista, new construction projects are expected to reach $1.4 trillion by 2021. Many…

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While it may seem like summer just started, we now find ourselves jumping right into September and back-to-school season. While academics are always at the forefront of a student’s obligations, extracurricular activities account for a significant amount of students’ school experiences. Many academic-led initiatives and extracurricular activities are supported and organized by nonprofit organizations such…

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As the weather starts to cool and fall creeps in, the holiday season is right around the corner. For many, the holidays represent a busy season for their side-jobs, but for others, like Santa characters, the season may be their primary source of revenue. According to MarketWatch.com, some Santa characters are able to generate as…

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Bar and restaurant sales in the U.S. were close to $800 billion in 2017 (The National Restaurant Association’s 2017 State of the Industry Report). With over 1 million establishments in the U.S. alone, this industry makes up 10 percent of the overall workforce. In addition, there has been increased growth in brewpub establishments that focus…

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Determining whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor can seem like a puzzle too complicated to attempt. Why decide at all? In fact, distinguishing between the two is very important in the world of contractors, specifically in the janitorial industry. Categorizing a worker as an employee or independent contractor dictates how an…

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Summer may be winding down, but back-to-school season is in full swing. This annual tradition of purchasing clothing, stationery and electronics is the second biggest shopping event of the year. According to the National Retail Federation, total spending for this season is projected to reach $82.8 billion. In an era of smartphones, it might be…

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Directors and officers can be held personally liable for decisions they make on behalf of a company. Many companies purchase a Directors and Officers (D&O) policy to protect both the entity and individual directors and officers. A typical D&O policy form includes three insuring agreements known as “sides”: Side A – Provides coverage to directors…

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