March 26, 2020 FFCRA:  How to follow the new employee leave mandates and get reimbursed by the Feds The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) creates new, mandatory, requirements on employers to provide paid leave to employees if their absence is related to a pandemic. Does not take effect until April 1, 2020. No leave…

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Originally Published by Jill J. Johnson The concept of remote working has been around for a long time. Many entrepreneurs have mastered the ability to work virtually, but it is often a major challenge for those who normally work in a busy office setting to shift to working outside their traditional office environment. Working remotely…

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has issued a “shelter-in-place” order, calling on all citizens to stay home in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Wisconsinites can leave home to get groceries, medicine, and other essential supplies.  We can leave our homes to exercise outdoors, as long as we practice social distancing and stay…

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By Jon Persky, CIC, CPA, PHR Our way of life has substantially changed (at least temporarily) due to Covid-19. But how does that affect agency value and your plans to buy or sell an agency? While the insurance industry is relatively recession-proof, Covid-19 can and will have an impact on the insurance industry M&A in…

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Business Interruption Insurance:  Business interruption normally requires physical damage caused by a covered peril to impede the operation of a business and cause a loss of income.  Contingent business interruption insurance would also require a physical loss by a covered peril to a supplier’s property.  However, courts in some jurisdictions have ruled that income loss…

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Featured Veteran in the Industry: Luke Strupp, Keener Insurance Solutions LLC, Germantown, WI Submitted by Bruce Urben, The Hanover Insurance Group The Wisconsin 1752 Club, in conjunction with the PIA of Wisconsin, are sponsoring a Badger Honor Flight for a veteran to visit their war memorial.  Additionally, throughout the year we will be highlighting current PIA…

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