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Oct 19

Is Workers Compensation the same in every state?

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk
Claim form for an injury at work

Author: Chris Wilson, Senior Account Executive – McClone As you may know, certain states require you to purchase workers compensation insurance through their state pool. Likewise, benefits payable to injured employees vary by state. Here are some interesting facts that I came across which show how the rules and regulations for workers compensation vary by state. (*Note: These facts were [read more…]

Oct 08
Sep 30

Attending Football Games with Kids: 5 Helpful Tips

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk
Crowd cheering the Greenbay Packers as they drive from the 30 yard line

Attending your first football game is a rite of passage for many children. For parents, navigating the chaotic setting of a football game with little ones can be a challenge. By learning some tips on how to attend football games with kids, adults and children can get the most out of their game day experience. 1. Help Kids Cope with [read more…]

Sep 24

Risk Management 101

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk

Author: Zach Kaiser, Strategic Risk Advisor – McClone The unfortunate truth among small-to-medium sized business owners is that we, as insurance agents, have traditionally preached that insurance products are the only way to mitigate risk within your organization. In this post I will discuss why reducing your organization’s risk goes much further than simply purchasing generic insurance products. It has [read more…]

Sep 23

McClone Named Agency of the Month

Posted by McClone in the category Press Releases
Banner over trophy promoting agency of the month

We’re excited to share that Acuity Insurance featured our team as the Agency of the Month in the August edition of their !nFocus newsletter! The article discusses our recent designation as the 2015 Large-Category Business of the Year via the Fox Valley Chamber, our rich company history as well as the growth and development of our business. The article also features exclusive [read more…]

Sep 15

3 Simple Steps to Minimize Business Interruptions

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk

Author: Zach Kaiser, Strategic Risk Advisor for McClone Continuing my dive into the Forbes article titled: “Top Ten Risks Businesses Fear Most,” I have decided to touch on No. 7: Business Interruption. Interruptions to your business can come from all different directions. For example, your business could be affected by a natural disaster, you could experience a significant mechanical breakdown or the [read more…]

Aug 28

5 Back-To-School Driving Safety Tips

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk

The end of summer vacation arrives too quickly for most of us in Wisconsin. It can also be an exciting time of year for children and their parents as they prepare for the upcoming school year. With students across the state returning back to school, it’s important to remind drivers to be extra careful. In 2013, more than 330 child pedestrians [read more…]

Aug 19

Top Risk Businesses Fear the Most: Failure to Innovate

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk

By: Zach Kaiser – Strategic Risk Advisor, McClone I recently came across a Forbes article titled: Top 10 Risks Businesses Fear the Most and decided to dedicate this week’s blog post to No. 6: Failure to Innovate. Technology has come a long way since back in the 90’s. I can remember sitting in front of my computer monitor waiting for [read more…]

Aug 12

The War on Talent Is Here

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk

By: Zach Kaiser – Strategic Risk Advisor, McClone Without a doubt, the most frequent risk issue that I’ve encountered during my tenure as a Strategic Risk Advisor is centered on the struggle to attract and retain top-notch employees. In my experience this issue tends to fly under the radar when initially discussing a businesses’ risk management strategy. I feel that it’s often overlooked due [read more…]

Aug 05

Neiman Marcus Case: Reminder to Check Your Cyber Security

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk
cyber data with headshot image in black & blue

By: Zach Kaiser – Strategic Risk Advisor, McClone This week I want to shed light on last week’s decision by the federal appeals court in the case pertaining to Neiman Marcus. If you haven’t read about the case, let me give you a brief summary. Neiman Marcus, a high-end retailer, was the victim of a cyber-attack which led to the [read more…]