Using Data Analytics to Increase Community Impact

Data has never been more prevalent in our world than it is today. From sports to business to our personal lives, data has become a fabric in our culture whether we realize it or not. David C. Paddison, MBA, CHFP, Founder and CEO of Impact Analytics, stopped by the Lovitt & Touché Learning Academy earlier

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Flood Safety

Floods present numerous environmental dangers, both during and after flooding has occurred. Before entering a flooded area, familiarize yourself with the area to determine any potential hazards you may encounter, and proceed with extreme caution. Common Hazards: Chemical or toxic environments: If the flood occurred in close proximity to where agricultural chemicals, industrial chemicals, or

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How to Write an Effective RFP for Insurance Services and Beyond

By Mike Cody, Senior Vice President, Lovitt & Touché Quite often employers and boards of directors decide to perform a “due diligence” process of vetting their current service providers – not just insurance brokers, but any contracted vendor – to ensure the vendors are competitive on price, services and value. Often this task is delegated

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Jennifer Chenault Discusses Cyber Liability Insurance with Az Business

Lovitt & Touché Sales Executive Jennifer Chenault broke down the benefits of cyber insurance coverage for businesses in the latest issue of Az Business magazine. Jennifer noted that standard commercial insurance policies do not cover data breaches since electronic data is not considered property. Cyber insurance, on the other hand, covers a business’s liability when

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2019 Washington State FMLA Program

A new FMLA mandate has been adopted in the state of Washington. Here is a quick breakdown: Employers are required to report employee wages, hours worked and additional information every quarter. Premiums are 0.4% of gross wages paid. The premium is shared by the employer and employee Employers may choose to pay the employee’s share of the

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Az Business Recognizes Lovitt & Touché Among 2018’s Most Admired Companies

Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ honored Lovitt & Touché as one of the year’s Most Admired Companies. The ninth annual awards program recognizes the valuable contributions and impact that Arizona employers bring to the state. This is the fourth consecutive year Lovitt & Touché has been included in the list. Despite being one of the

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Client/Bond Agent Relationship Key to Avoiding Job Pitfalls

By Brian Wilder, MBA, Vice President and Sales Executive, Lovitt & Touché Insurance can be a confusing environment to navigate, especially when it comes to the areas that are more specialty focused, including bonds. More often than not, in initial meetings with business owners the questions, “Why do I really need a bond agent?” or

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Suicide Education and Prevention

Suicide is a leading cause of death for Americans, but much like mental health in general, the topic rarely gets the attention it deserves. There is a stigma against discussing suicide and mental health in the United States that hinders meaningful conversation about the topic. Open dialogue is an important part of preventing these tragic

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