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The Cost of Poor Management Approximately 2 in 5 Canadian professionals have quit a job because of a bad manager, according to research conducted on behalf of staffing firm Robert Half. The survey found that 39 per cent of respondents resigned from their jobs due to...

Every facet of your organization affects your cost of risk. Regardless of the type of business you run, it can be difficult to quantify your true cost of risk because it includes both pure and speculative risk. The impact negative publicity would have on your revenue...

In today’s business climate of corporate transparency and accountability, an organization’s officers and directors face a myriad of employment-related exposures. Regardless of your company’s size or mission, the legal costs associated with a lawsuit can be crippling for both the organization and your directors and...

Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility A new survey by Mercer Canada found that Canadian businesses are increasing their focus on social responsibility amid the COVID-19 pandemic, economic disparity and protests against racial injustice. According to the survey, 65 per cent of Canadian HR leaders believe their...

The Effects of Climate Change on Business Climate change is forcing organizations to adapt their business practices in order to remain competitive and thriving. However, a 2020 study conducted by FM Global found that 77 per cent of the world’s top CEOs and CFOs say their...

Top Cyber Threats for 2021 As the world continues to rely more and more on technology, the need to address threats to cybersecurity becomes increasingly important. With 64 per cent of organizations already having experienced web-based attacks, here are seven cybersecurity threats to be aware of in...

Intangible assets are increasingly important in today’s service-based economy, but being able to identify and value those assets in order to insure them can be difficult. What Are Intangible Assets? Intangible assets are, at their most basic level, assets that are not physical in nature. Intangible assets...

Recognizing Priorities for Each Gender in Your Organization Many organizations are continuing to make necessary changes to better navigate the ongoing global health crisis, but there are still many areas that should be addressed in order for both employees and businesses to thrive. One such area...

With today’s emphasis on corporate transparency and accountability, an organization’s directors and officers face a countless number of exposures. Regardless of your company’s size or mission, the legal costs associated with a lawsuit can be devastating for both the organization and your directors and officers. Many...

Preparing for Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic The seasonal flu is a consistent risk that employers must deal with every year, but this year it is even more important to take precautions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Employers are responsible for the health and safety...