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Why Benchmarking Benefits Helps You Provide Value for Your Employees

Posted by Colleen Weston on Feb 17, 2015 7:30:00 AM

This article first appeared in Smart Business Cleveland, February, 2015.

Employers have the ultimate responsibility on how to effectively communicate benefits information to employees. It has a tremendous impact on how well the programs are understood, utilized and perceived by employees. If that understanding does not exist, it’s a critical failure of the company’s leadership team.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Benefits advisor, group benefits, benefit plan, benchmarking benefits

Why You Need to Take Control of the Way Your Company Manages the ACA

Posted by Colleen Weston on Jan 13, 2015 1:50:00 PM

This article first appeared in Smart Business Cleveland, January 2015.

Employers struggling to deal with the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) need to take a more proactive approach, says P.J. Insana, a partner at Britton Gallagher.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Benefits advisor, group benefits, benefit plan, Affordable Care Act

How You Can Establish a Culture of Safety

Posted by Colleen Weston on May 15, 2014 6:50:00 PM

Recently I came across a story about a 13 year old boy who fell to the ground while climbing on a rock wall at a local entertainment facility. The article included footage of the boy’s fall, which is difficult to watch.

While the video is disturbing and I certainly hope the young boy ends up fine, it demonstrates several safety issues that challenge today’s family entertainment center owners and operators. 

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Topics: Safety, FECs, Accidents, Amusements, Family Entertainment Centers, rock wall