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Joint Employment: A Growing Legal Trend & How to Manage It

Mar 01, 2020

During a labor shortage, many subcontractors and GCs seek out workers from third parties to fill ...

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Mitigating the Impact of Tariffs & Rising Material Costs

Jan 01, 2020

In the period leading up to the March 2018 imposition of tariffs on steel (25%) and aluminum (10%...

Risk Management Building Profits
Dividends & Deductibles & Retros, Oh My!

Sep 02, 2019

As an insurance and alternative risk finance specialist, I have spent many moments in the boardro...

Risk Management Budgeting & Planning Building Profits
Payment Issues: A Three-Step Method to Help Avoid Financial Risk

Sep 02, 2019

Whether it is risk of late payment, nonpayment, double payment, or risks associated with slim mar...

Risk Management Building Profits
Insurance Rates Are on the Rise

Aug 01, 2019

Specialty contractors should take note that the commercial insurance market is getting ready to m...

Risk Management Specialty Contractors
How Contractors Can Avoid Claim Pricing Pitfalls

Mar 01, 2019

From equipment and overhead rates to faulty math and logic, inaccurate or unreasonable claim pric...

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Reservation of Rights Letters: Take Control of Your Legal Defense

Feb 01, 2018

When a contractor is forced to defend against a claim for construction defects, breach of warrant...

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Why Use a Trust for Bona Fide Fringe Benefits?

Feb 01, 2018

Fringe benefit plans fall into two categories: unfunded or funded.

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Putting Your Risk Management Strategy in Place

Jan 01, 2018

Careful decision-making can help manage risk and prepare a company to absorb the occasional bump ...

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Subcontractor Review & Prequalification: A Primer

Sep 01, 2017

Contractors can no longer award business with only a low bid, a nod, and a handshake. A formalize...

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Thinking Strategically: Consider the Benefits of Captive Insurance

Sep 01, 2017

A contractor’s strategic plan goes beyond day-to-day positioning and operations – it evaluates op...

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There Is No Bad Project – Only Bad Risk Management

Jun 01, 2017

Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid a bad construction project before it starts? Nobody wants to waste t...

Risk Management Human Resources
Risk Transfer Pitfalls for Additional Insured Endorsements

Mar 01, 2017

Additional insured endorsements are critical to contract risk transfer systems. Currently, 44 sta...

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Fraud Detection & Prevention: Big Data Can Help Protect Assets

Nov 01, 2016

How is it possible to generate 5% greater profits without taking on additional projects?

Risk Management Information Technology Building Profits
A Safety Harness for the Bottom Line: Quality Assurance & Control

Sep 01, 2016

At the close of 2015, U.S. backlogs expanded as much as 3%

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Two Certifications to Bolster Risk Management

Sep 01, 2016

As CFMs, the risk management functions of our companies are part of our daily work lives – either...

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Minimizing the Risk of Joint Employer Liability

Jul 01, 2016

The majority of companies use contingent workers

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Leveraging Facilities to Generate Operational Savings

May 02, 2016

Many businesses are often challenged with how to deal with their aging facilities and infrastruct...

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Six Steps for Effective Performance Evaluations

Mar 01, 2016

Performance evaluations are a necessary part of every company’s HR function.

Risk Management Human Resources Building Profits
Contractor’s Professional Liability: Project Delivery Risks

Jan 01, 2016

In an industry where contract performance is frequently governed by performance specifications

Risk Management Building Profits
Get Paid for Project Risks: Project Risk Assessment & Prequalification

Mar 02, 2015

In construction, money is made or lost on a project before the job even starts. The ability to ma...

Risk Management Workforce Building Profits
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