Entries by Carol LaCombe

Mike Regan Speaks at Suffolk Construction’s Trade Partnership Series

“Mike Regan, Bond Manager, was for the second time a panelist at Suffolk Construction’s Trade Partnership Series (TPS) on April 11th, 2019.  The TPS is an 8-week training program for  minority, women, and veteran business enterprises looking to work with Suffolk. The course is designed to provide the necessary skills for contractors to ensure the […]

Introducing the Driver Verification System

Presented by: Christopher F. Hawthorne, CPCU, CIC A new tool has arrived to help business owners in reducing their Commercial Auto exposure risk.  A basic for any driver is to have a valid license. Privacy laws and a very cumbersome Registry of Motor Vehicles inquiry system have been hurdles for business owners trying to carefully […]

Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs Introduction Employers may sponsor wellness programs as a means to promote better health and higher morale among employees, with the hope that helping employees to embrace a culture of health will lead to higher productivity with lower health-related costs. Wellness plans may be included in health insurance programs, or they may stand alone. […]

Working for Yourself? Don’t Sacrifice Your Retirement

Self-employment can be rewarding personally and financially, but it comes with some tough challenges including long hours, an uncertain income, and a lack of structured benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans. But this is not the only reason it may be worthwhile to divert a sizable chunk of your earnings into tax-deferred retirement […]

Meet the Cleary Insurance Boston Business Risk Awards Finalists

We launched the Cleary Insurance Boston Business Risk Awards to honor the entrepreneurs and small business leaders in our community who take bold business risks and reap the rewards. We received many inspiring stories of risk-taking and success, but our six finalists stood out from the pack.     Get inspired by our finalists’ stories […]