A successful risk management plan requires consideration of exposure, capability, responsibility, and power. Regardless of how a firm positions itself and selects its clients, a carefully crafted risk management program is the basic foundation for a firm’s ultimate survival and a major contributor to a firm’s success and profitability.
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust —January 2018
Earn 1 HSW Credit The AIA Trust sponsored a one hour Webinar on Managing Professional Exposures as a Small Project Practitioner for 1 HSW Credit, conducted by Frank Musica, Assoc. AIA, Esq. of the Risk Management Department of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. Frank offers a wealth of experience in design and management of […]
Are your savings goals on track? The third week of October marks the beginning of National Save for Retirement Week, a national effort dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of saving for retirement. Considering the state of retirement savings in America, it’s a perfect time to reflect on your personal retirement goals.
The all-new AIA Trust website is reorganized by “life stages” to make it easier for members to find the free practice resources and benefit programs useful to them. A major focus and important charge of the AIA Trust is to serve as a risk management resource for AIA members. The AIA Trust is concertedly focusing […]
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company recently launched a new professional liability policy form for design professionals featuring policy enhancements that benefit large, mid-size, and small architecture firms.
Cranking the heat up in winter can make it hard to keep energy costs down. Try these quick tips and save on your home energy bills next winter:
Unmanned aerial systems (more commonly known as drones) are soon to be an integral part of the design and construction industry. The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is moving forward on setting up general requirements and granting permits so that commercial entities can tap into the potential of drones for a broad range of observation […]
As an architect and possibly a firm owner, you work long, hard hours to maximize revenue and manage costs. You wouldn’t think of overpaying thousands of dollars for labor or building supplies, or letting cash go unaccounted for, but unfortunately when it comes to retirement plans, many firm owners leave a lot of money “on […]