Archive For The “Insurance Information” Category

Buckner is a top work place for 2015

By | November 18, 2015

The Buckner Company was recently named a Top Workplace for 2015 by the Salt Lake Tribune!   Buckner was ranked #15 in the Medium Size Company category, a ranking that was voted by Buckner employees themselves in an anonymous poll performed by Workplace Dynamics in a staff survey in May about workplace satisfaction. The survey […]

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Workplace Wellness: Choosing the Right Wellness Program

By | August 20, 2015

As the issues of rising health care costs and increased absenteeism due to health problems grow, wellness programs are seen as an effective method of improving employee health and morale and decreasing health-related costs for employers. In order to realize improved employee health and a good return on investment (ROI), you need to choose the […]

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Terry Buckner Featured in Life in Utah Magazine

By | August 13, 2015

We are excited to announce that our CEO, Terry Buckner, has been featured in the 2015 edition of Life in Utah magazine. In the article “Investing in People”, Terry talks about the importance of recruiting top talent in order provide excellent service to our community. Terry believes, “Serving the community not only helps the community, but our […]

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Workplace Wellness: Why Promote Wellness?

By | August 11, 2015

According to a 2013 Workplace Wellness Programs study by the RAND Corporation, about half of U.S. employers offer wellness initiatives. These programs may include wellness screenings, interventions and more complex programs. What Is Workplace Wellness? Workplace wellness refers to the education and activities that a worksite may sponsor to promote healthy lifestyles for employees and […]

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Healthcare Reform Bulletin: IRS Confirms Delay of Nondiscrimination Rules for Fully Insured Health Plans

By | February 19, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires non-grandfathered fully insured health plans to satisfy nondiscrimination rules regarding eligibility to participate in the plan and eligibility for benefits. This requirement was originally set to take effect for plan years beginning on or after Sept. 23, 2010. However, in late 2010, the IRS announced that the nondiscrimination requirement […]

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Agriculture Safety Matters: Grain Handling Safety

By | February 19, 2014

Agricultural workers are at a serious risk of injury and/or death when installing, climbing into, fumigating, entering, filling, or emptying a silo.  Because of the nature of the conditions present, workers may be exposed to hazards, such as a lack of oxygen, toxic gases, explosive atmospheres, and grain entrapment. To reduce your risk of injury, […]

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Agriculture Safety Matters: Power Take-off Shaft (PTO) Safety

By | February 19, 2014

Tractor power take-off shafts (PTOs) transfer power from the tractor to other PTO-powered equipment, such as rotary mowers, feed grinders, grain bin augers and balers. Though PTOs provide the power equipment needs to help you get a job done, they also create a wrap-point hazard. This means that when exposed machine parts rotate, loose clothing […]

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New Insurance Coverage for Medical Technology and Life Science Companies – Errors and Omission Liability Coverage

By | February 18, 2014

Did you know? Life Science and medical device companies are required to assume liability for a customer’s financial loss if the products or services they offer are deficient or do not meet the customer’s expectations. During the past six months, several insurance carriers have unveiled a new product for manufactures, suppliers, and distributors of medical […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Responding to a Data Breach

By | January 22, 2014

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 Verizon Communication’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, 72 percent of the 855 data breaches analyzed were at companies with 100 or […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Valuing Your Intangible Assets

By | January 22, 2014

Intangible assets are increasingly important in today’s service-based economy, but being able to identify and value those assets in order to insure them can be difficult.   What Are Intangible Assets? Intangible assets are, at their most basic level, assets that are not physical in nature. Intangible assets include legally protected intellectual property—patents, trademarks, copyrights […]

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