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Are Your Employee Benefits Driving You Crazy?

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Sep 18, 2016

As a small business owner, you have new challenges surfacing every day. You want to attract and retain good employees by offering a full range of benefits, but you need to control costs and keep administration easy. 



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Don't Get Robbed: How to Prevent Burglary at Your Business

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Sep 14, 2016

Nonresidential burglaries make up about a quarter of all burglaries in the United States. Here are some tips on how to prevent burglary at your business.

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How to Improve Your Safety Program in One Minute a Day

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Sep 07, 2016

If you can spend one minute a day providing quick safety talks to your employees, you can help reinforce your safety program and reduce your chance of an accident.  



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5 Employee Theft Prevention Tips for a Busy Office Building

Posted by Joel Jackson on Aug 29, 2016

There's more to employee theft prevention than a policy and a security guard at the front desk. 

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What is Workers Compensation Insurance?

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Aug 22, 2016

From construction projects to reception desks, accidents can happen on any work site. Fortunately, there's a safety net to compensate the injured without bankrupting the company. But what is workers compensation exactly?

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Short-Term Disability & FMLA 101: How to Advise Your Employees

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Aug 17, 2016

Do you have employees who are pregnant, sick, or injured? If so, they'll likely have questions about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability. Here are a few tips to help you respond.

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Planning Business Continuity After a Tornado

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Aug 07, 2016 in Business Safety Strategies

When we think about tornado preparedness, personal safety is often the first thing that comes to mind.  But is your business prepared to survive a tornado?  



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Why College Students Need Life Insurance

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Aug 05, 2016

You’re heading off to college this fall, it’s your first extended time away from home, and you’ve got the whole world at your feet. You’re an adult now, and with that comes a number of privileges ... and also responsibilities.


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Are Your Employee Documents in Order? What to Collect, Save, and Destroy

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jul 27, 2016

As documentation requirements continue to tighten, many employers struggle to keep up with what must be collected, saved, and destroyed. Here's a high-level overview to help you keep your employee documents in order.

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jul 18, 2016

One of the more popular topics currently is change. It does seem that almost every aspect of our lives is changing at an ever increasing pace. Almost everyone I talk to seems to be struggling with or trying to cope with change of some kind.

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