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Who Should Continue Working From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Remember to remain as flexible as possible with employees during these difficult and uncertain times. For employers that are either reopening in phases or allowing some employees to continue to work from home during the pandemic, the...

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...

A company’s directors and officers have a tough job. When making decisions, they have to consider the best interests of employees, customers and shareholders, while also keeping in mind corporate best practices. If they have limited information and a short amount of time to make...

Should You Require Face Coverings or Masks in the Workplace? The Public Health Agency of Canada advises that face coverings should be worn in public, including places of employment. By familiarizing yourself with best practices related to masks and face coverings, you can help prevent the...

High-profile cyber attacks and data breaches at Sony, Honda Canada and Target have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime—yet surveys conducted by Symantec suggest that many small business owners are still operating under a false sense of cyber security. Don’t Equate Small with...

“Phishing,” a type of cyber attack in which a hacker disguises him- or herself as a trusted source online in order to acquire sensitive information, is a common and technologically simple scam that can put your employees and business at risk. However, more resourceful criminals...

Why Remote Work Should Be Part of the New “Normal” The benefits of a remote work policy are well-documented and include reducing commuting costs, promoting work-life balance and increasing the pool of qualified job candidates. Despite this, a pre-COVID-19 pandemic survey by Epson Canada Ltd. showed...

No company, big or small, is immune to a data breach. Many small employers falsely believe they can elude the attention of a hacker, yet studies have shown the opposite is true. According to the Symantec SMB Threat Awareness Poll Global Results, 40 per cent...

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many businesses across the country. While it’s unclear how long COVID-19 will continue to affect organizations, many employers are looking to the future of employees returning to work. Echoing the sentiments of public health officials, a return to normalcy won’t...