7 Common Workers Compensation Claim Injuries

7 Common Workers Compensation Claim Injuries

  On-the-job injuries can happen at any time in any industry, causing harm to both employees and employers. In fact, private industry employers reported 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most current data. That equates to 2.9 cases per 100 full-time workers in the U.S.…

Tips to Help Avoid Unexpected Workers’ Compensation Premium Costs and Changes to Coverage

Tips to Help Avoid Unexpected Workers’ Compensation Premium Costs and Changes to Coverage

  At the end of every workers’ compensation policy term, an insurance carrier will conduct a final premium audit. The audit is based on the policy’s Named Insureds and the actual payroll, operations and job classifications for the expired coverage period. During the policy year, small businesses may experience changes in staff, operations and perhaps even…

Unlock Hidden Cash from your Balance Sheet

Unlock Hidden Cash from your Balance Sheet

 by Brent Forbush The most urgent question received from clients on a continuing regular basis is, “I need cash and I have a few big jobs that I am awaiting payment but it doesn’t look like I will get paid before this week’s over—what can I do?” Need cash in a hurry? Here’s how business…

How to Foster a Culture of Safety in Nevada Businesses 1

How to Foster a Culture of Safety in Nevada Businesses

 By Raul Chacon Nevada businesses reported approximately 34,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.[1] This equates to an incident rate of 3.7 cases per 100 full-time workers was significantly higher than the national average. The report also found more than half the Nevada incidents were serious…

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Is a Business Retirement Plan in Your Future?

 By Steve Self, special to bizNEVADA As a business owner, it’s exciting to reflect on the past year and prepare for all that’s ahead in 2019. Yet, with the calendar change comes the realization that the tax filing deadline may be just around the corner.  “Have I done all that I could to minimize my…

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Mixing Family with Business

 By Craig A. Ruark The Cheese Board American Bistro & Catering Company has been a staple in Reno since 1981 and is a great example of a women-owned business. Debbie Branby started the Cheese Board from scratch (too use a cooking term) and over the next 36 years, built the restaurant and catering business into…

Is Your Business Ready For a Disaster?  Are You?

Is Your Business Ready For a Disaster?  Are You?

Special to bizNEVADA “When major disasters strike, you expect to see American Red Cross workers running shelters and delivering food to people in devastated neighborhoods,” Zanny Marsh, Executive Director of the Red Cross of Northern Nevada, said.  “Closer to home, Red Cross volunteers respond several times per week when Nevada fire departments ask them to…

Nevada Commission for Women

Nevada Commission for Women

 By Craig A. Ruark After nearly two decades of inactivity, the Sunset Subcommittee of the Interim Legislative Commission recommended to Governor Brian Sandoval that he reactivate the Commission for Women. The Governor supported the recommendation and in December of 2015, with Legislature approval, appointed ten members to sit on the Commission. Current appointed Commissioners are…