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Those who ignore mergers and acquisitions risk being left behind
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The old adage "you have to be in it to win it" rings true for companies trying to survive in a depressed economy, only it's not the lottery they should be gambling on. Corporate mergers and acquisitions are expected to remain near decade lows through 2013 due to a weak global economy that has led to a decline in confidence, but perhaps the companies that take the biggest risks will be the most highly rewarded when things start to turn around. More



Carol Fox discusses RIMS new Strategic Risk Management Implementation Guide
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AudioBriefRIMS Director of Strategic and Enterprise Risk Practice, Carol Fox, ARM, joins WorkersCompensation.com's Bob Wilson to discuss the new Strategic Risk Management Implementation Guide being released this month by RIMS. More

Emerging security trends for 2013
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Last year saw a huge upsurge in the amount of online hacking. Cyber attacks in some form or another were practically a monthly occurrence. This increase in security breaches indicates that all organizations still have a long way to go in safeguarding against traditional and emerging security risks. While it is always difficult to exactly predict upcoming threats, it is clear that 2012's major security issues around mobility, virtualization and social networking will continue into 2013. More

Survey: Many clean tech companies vulnerable to global business risks
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Many "clean tech" companies may not be paying enough attention to managing the risks of sourcing components and sending goods and employees across borders, suggests a new study from the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. More than a third (36 percent) of clean tech companies have not created a supply chain disruption plan, according to the Chubb 2012 Clean Tech Industry Survey. More



6 inexpensive health screenings that could save your employees' lives — and your business some money
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Employers who want to make sure their employees are leading healthy, productive lives both in and out of the office have long encouraged annual physicals in addition to full participation in company wellness programs and regular immunizations. And an annual physical is absolutely a great way to ensure employees are being screened for easily treatable diseases and generally staying on top of their health. In fact, Renee-Marie Stephano, president of the Corporate Health & Wellness Association, recommends employers pay 100 percent for their employees’ annual physical exams with a family doctor. More

Jobless rate edges down to its lowest level in 4 years
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Despite fears of a slowdown caused by gridlock in Washington, the economic recovery moved forward at a steady pace in November, pushing unemployment to its lowest level in four years. The nation’s employers added 146,000 jobs last month, in line with the average of 151,000 a month in 2012. But the pace was a substantial improvement from earlier this year, when job growth slowed sharply and many observers feared a double-dip recession. More

Tread carefully in emerging markets
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Emerging market countries represent huge, untapped opportunities for insurers. But carriers that are not properly staffed with people who understand the cultures, histories and markets of these nations will not succeed in their efforts to expand. More

All roads lead to climate risk
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Lloyd's, Swiss Re and others in the insurance industry have been shouting from the rooftops for years: Climate change is a reality and we'd better start dealing with it. And that's coming from the conservative insurance industry. Climate change may be a political issue, but when it comes to risk and insurance underwriting, there is only reality. More

USDA unveils new poultry product safety initiative
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The Food Safety and Inspection Service is about to implement new steps designed to improve the food safety plans required for companies that produce poultry products. Companies producing raw ground chicken and turkey and similar products will be required to reassess their Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points plans. The HACCP reassessment, which establishments must conduct in the next 90 days, must account for several Salmonella outbreaks that were associated with those types of products. More

Tis the season for risk assessment
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The holiday season creates much joy and happiness, but it has a dark side too. Holiday decoration may help to make your season bright, but it can also cause injury. Whenever you engage in any activity, you should perform a risk assessment. This is especially true when you are filling your office with fire hazards and tiny obstacles. More


 

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