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Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

As a New York business owner, you undoubtedly wear many hats. On the day to day, you oversee various business developments and administrative responsibilities that keep your business thriving. In addition to these responsibilities, however,  you also have to anticipate the … Continue reading

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Is Your Business ADA Compliant?

If you think your New York Small Business is immune from Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements because you have just a few employees or none of your employees are disabled, think again. All businesses are required to follow ADA requirements. … Continue reading

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New Overtime Rule: What Your Business Needs to Know

Regardless of what industry you’re in, big changes regarding employee compensation are fast approaching. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a rule changing the threshold governing which employees are entitled to overtime compensation. Employers across the country are … Continue reading

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How to Reduce the Risk of a Public Liability Claim

If you own a business, especially a small business, you wear many hats. You’re in charge of hiring, new business development, IT, accounting, and perhaps even cleaning the office. You don’t have much extra time in the workday to deal … Continue reading

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New York Auto Insurance: Driving in Harsh Winter Conditions

New York Auto Insurance: Driving in Harsh Winter Conditions Although winter is nearly two months away, we’ve already begun feeling the temperatures drop, the rain drizzle and the days lengthen. And in the midst of the pre-winter solstice rush, we … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Social Media Liability for Businesses

Risk Management: Social Media Liability for Businesses Progressive recently settled a claim with a family whose daughter was killed in an auto accident. The victim’s brother claimed that in an effort not pay the family the full claim amount, they … Continue reading

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New York Insurance: Social Media Marketing Tips for Bars

New York Insurance: Social Media Marketing Tips for Bars New York Bars in particular have a unique opportunity to connect with their customers via social media. Customers love their local watering holes- bars have the ability to engage and connect … Continue reading

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New York: Bloomberg Moves to Ban Large Sodas

In an aggressive move to combat obesity, the Bloomberg administration plans to enact a ban on large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters, and street carts. The move would affect the food industry across the city, including … Continue reading

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Motor City: Rising From the Ashes or Reigniting the Fire?

Detroit is the home to what is dubbed “The Big Three” automakers.  Two of the big three, General Motors and Chrysler, received large bailouts and government assistance during the early stages of the still ongoing recession.  Ford was the only … Continue reading

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