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Our current Focus

The two “hot” topics in the insurance and risk management industry that we are focused on. The first of course is Health Care reform. Our current activity in our Employee Benefits department is centered on ensuring that our clients understand what the reform regulation means for their employees and their businesses.

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The economy takes a pause

Stock markets are considered to be good leading indicators of future economic activity. Company values, or share prices, are based on expectations of future earnings, and future earnings are based on expected company revenue growth and profitability.

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Video Conferencing

While the world might be focused on the magical tablet scene, the revolution of instant-on computing and finger smudges on a screen, there is one sleeper technology that is about to hit mainstream: Video conferencing.

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Healthcare Reform: COBRA Premium Subsidy Update

On Friday, the House passed the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act (H.R. 4213) that would require 401(k) fee disclosures, provide relief for pension funds and extend unemployment benefits.

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Healthcare Reform: Extended Dependent Coverage

Last Monday the Obama Administration issued interim rules allowing young adults to remain on their parents’ health insurance plans until age 26.

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AGC honors Adams, Fisher

The Associated General Contractors of Washington honored Bob Adams, vice president of Guy F. Atkinson Construction, as Contractor of the Year and Scott Fisher, principal with Parker, Smith & Feek, as Affiliate of the Year during its annual convention on Jan. 22.

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