Preventing Injuries and Managing Workers’ Compensation Costs – Work from Home Safety Tips (Part I of a IV-part series)

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people across all industries work. Many companies have been forced to enable workers to work remotely as a result of social distancing guidelines. In fact, remote working will more than likely continue throughout 2021 until the COVID-19 vaccine is made readily available to everyone. Studies have even suggested Read More

Insurance World Mourns the Loss of Gregory Malloy, PMC Insurance Group Founder and CEO

Gregory Malloy, Founder, Chairman and CEO, PMC Insurance Group   Gregory (Greg) Malloy, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Boston based PMC Insurance Group, one of the largest Workers’ Compensation specialty insurance brokers in the country, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2021. Greg spent over 45 years in the insurance business and after 27 years working Read More

6 Trucking Safety and Sustainability Trends for 2021 and Beyond

The COVID-19 crisis kept many vehicles off the roads for a large portion of 2020, crippling many sectors of the U.S. economy, including trucking.  In response to the pandemic crisis, it has also inspired a couple of trucking sustainability trends for 2021 and possibly into the unforeseeable future. With COVID-19 vaccination programs already underway, there’s Read More

Are Your Home Healthcare Workers Underinsured?

Home healthcare workers are frequently subject to harmful health exposures and high injury risks. Making sure they have sufficient coverage is critical for your business. You may face significant financial losses if your home healthcare workers are uninsured or underinsured. Here’s what you need to know about the risks and liabilities associated with this line Read More

How Assembly Bill 5 Differs From Proposition 22

Independent Contractors vs. Employees Enacted in January 2020, the Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) provides a three-pronged test for entities in California to use when hiring independent contractors. On the other hand, passed in November 2020, Proposition 22 (Prop 22) aims to maintain the status quo, allowing independent contractors to maintain their independence. With that in Read More

Ensure Employee Wellness and Safety This New Year

Employee health remains a concern for company leaders, as many employers are continuing their work-from-home directives. While working from home lowers the chances of contracting COVID-19, social isolation can put employees at risk of other conditions, such as stress, depression, anxiety, and obesity per the American Psychological Association (APA). Many employers are supporting their employees Read More

COVID-19 Risk Management Best Practices for Staffing Firms

Risk management is an important component for Staffing Firms that want to protect their business. There are specific reasons why some staffing companies experienced an inordinate number of COVID-19 claims throughout the year, while others with three times the payroll have had significantly fewer claims, mostly occurring at the beginning of the pandemic. “Companies that Read More

Tips for Managing Cash Flow Fluctuations Include PMC PayGo

Proper cash flow management is critical for the success of all businesses as nearly all experience fluctuations in their cash cycle. According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB); more than 80% of businesses fail due to the mismanagement of cash flow.  However, with proper planning, discipline and advances in technology, businesses can improve Read More