Winter weather can have a significant impact on your business operations. You not only have to think about accidents and injuries, but also critical downtime. Every year, it’s estimated that trucking companies lose more than 32 billion vehicle hours and $3 billion in revenue due to weather delays. For any business that needs to be on
News about the outbreak and spread of Covid-19 dominated headlines in 2020. Yet for many law firms, Covid-19 has not been the only kind of virus threatening their businesses. In the past year, there has been a massive surge in ransomware attacks targeting law firms and their computer systems.
Ransomware attacks have created a cyber crime epidemic, costing law firms hundreds of millions
There are unique challenges when it comes to reducing employee theft at quick-service restaurants. Margins are thin, turnover is high, and almost everything is a consumable. While many businesses focus on external theft, restaurants face a significant risk from their own employees. According to the National Restaurant Association, up to 75% of inventory shortages and 4% overall sales are lost due to
Business owners must strike a careful balance between maintaining easy access to digital files and safeguarding the business’s confidential data. Hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated, which means it’s more important than ever to use secure passwords for all your files and devices.
To stay safe, your business’s password security must evolve to keep pace with advancing risks. Make sure you understand
Volunteers help contribute the skills, manpower and enthusiasm your organization needs to succeed without breaking the bank. But bringing new volunteers into your Post also presents risk, and that’s why all Posts need to screen volunteers.
We would all like the believe volunteers get involved in causes and organizations for the right reasons, but this isn’t always the case. Poor decision-making, dishonesty and
You may have noticed that demand in the food delivery industry is exploding. Even before COVID-19, more and more consumers were ordering delivery. With new health and safety guidelines, most quick service restaurants are considering adding delivery service or working with third-party delivery services such as DoorDash and Uber Eats.
But it’s important to understand some of the risks that come with offering
Cyber attacks are common and damaging for businesses. Yet many businesses do not have a sufficient cyber attack response plan of what to do in the event of a cyber attack. Even with the increasing frequency and cost of cyber incidents, as many as 34% of businesses don’t have a formal response plan applied uniformly across their entire
In franchises across the country, preventing slips, trips and falls is a priority because they are a leading cause of injury. Both franchise employees and customers are at risk. The result of a slip, trip or fall can range from mild to severe. However, most of these accidents can be prevented with proper awareness of the hazards and the right safety precautions.
While you hope your business will not face severe weather during hurricane season, it always pays to be prepared. NOAA forecasts a busy Atlantic hurricane season from June through November 2020, with 13–19 named storms and 3–6 major hurricanes.
Considering the risks, proactively preparing businesses for hurricane season is a must. Here are steps you can take
It’s the height of summer, and many people are excited to be spending more time outdoors after COVID-related closures. But along with the fresh air and sunshine there is extreme heat that can be dangerous to your health.
As your organization schedules activities outdoors this summer, make sure to take the heat into account. It could mean the difference between a fun and