Professional service firms are facing an increased exposure to cyber liability. According to Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, many firms do not take the necessary steps to secure their systems, guard their digital assets, protect confidential client information, and maintain productivity. Each firm should have digital protection protocols that help avoid or minimize data breaches. […]
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust —April 2018
Most employers provide some employee benefits for their employees. The question is which benefits do they provide and is it sufficient coverage for you and your family? Will your employee benefits cover the financial disruption a disability or illness could cause? It is important to know the answers as you prepare to review and update […]
A new year is an excellent time to consider how you’re doing financially and set goals for the year ahead. Pursuing your goals may be easier when you focus on one specific priority each month. This calendar of ideas will stimulate your thinking about dollars-and-cents objectives.
It is the beginning of a new year. Most of us make resolutions, and set goals in our personal lives, but not many of us do the same in our professional lives and firms. People figure that when business is going well, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This article aims to highlight just a few […]
Most people will agree that quality medical insurance is an important part of an individual’s overall health and wellness. However, there is a great deal of variance in the level of coverage offered. In addition, the level of emergency coverage and the type of emergency services included in a medical policy are significant because emergency […]
A cyber risk webinar is now available on the AIA Trust website to learn how to avoid the professional and business liability implications of this increasing digital threat. As architecture firms of all sizes see an increase in cyber-attacks, it’s critical to learn about what other firms are doing to address these risks, how to […]
In her new role as Director of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company’s Risk Management Services, Yvonne Castillo will be expanding the company’s resources in terms of project delivery for public works. She’s identified the 10 things on which architects should focus when trying to enter the public-private partnership or P3 project delivery market.
First of all, what is a PEO? A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is a company that manages all of the moving parts of your firm associated with employee management. These include: payroll, benefits administration, human resources, workers’ compensation, regulatory compliance, and 401k administration. Sometimes known as HR-outsourcing, a PEO essentially manages 100% of your employee […]