THE UPSHOT

  • 5 Simple Ways to Save Money by Reducing Business Expenses- There are two main variables that will determine the profitability of your business: the revenue that is coming in and the expenditures that are going out. Controlling these two variables is essential to have a healthy, operating business. For most…
  • Florida Employee Retention - Florida Business Insurance Attraction & Retention- By Shane Wingo Competitive Job Markets have concluded that employers need to listen to their employees or risk losing them. In the last 10 years, healthcare costs have risen steadily, though at a slower pace in recent years. Since 2017, per…
  • How Secure Is Your Medical Information?- Many people today are concerned that their medical records could be stolen or read by others. This is a valid concern. According to the Protenus Breach Barometer, an artificial intelligence platform used by academic medical centers to analyze medical record…
  • Is Tidal Energy a Future Source of Renewable Energy in Florida?- Currently in the U.S. there are four types of energy sources that generate electricity: Fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) Renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind, geothermal and solar) Nuclear power Other sources such as biofuels and biomass Hydroelectric energy is…
  • 9 Best Practices to Improve Florida Construction Site Safety- Construction sites are dangerous and filled with risks. Despite the efforts of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to set safety standards and enforce them, accidents are still quite common on construction sites. Construction work is a dangerous…
  • Benefits Compliance as a Path to Improved Employee Retention- A dynamic shift is occurring in today’s workplace. Positions that were once held by career-long employees are now occupied by individuals who routinely jump from job to job in search of the opportunity. The tech industry provides a notorious and…
  • Florida Luxury Home Insurance 5 Specialized Insurance Coverages for Affluent Floridians- Florida is home to 427,824 millionaire households; only California, Texas and New York boast higher numbers of millionaires. Approximately one in 20 households in Florida is worth $1 million or more, according to Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C.-based business forecaster and…
  • Florida Risk Management 7 Ways to Reduce Liability for Florida Businesses- Risk is a growing concern for many businesses, especially in today’s economy. Florida business owners need to take control of their companies, assess the inherent risks and determine how to best address these risks. Risks generally fall into one of…
  • Florida Hurricane Insurance How AI Can Mitigate the Effects of Natural Disasters on Your Business- In the last decade, there have been numerous extreme weather events that have had significant impacts on individuals and businesses in Florida and in other places in the world. We’ve seen hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. These events often…
  • Florida Automated Shuttle Are Roboshuttles Coming to Florida Cities in the Near Future?- There are many companies working on driverless vehicles. Tesla, Waymo, GM’s Cruise, Uber, Baidu and Lyft are all focused on designing safe personal vehicles that can drive themselves. However, other companies are focusing their efforts on designing transit options that…

Business is risky. You can choose to let it drag you down,
or you can explore the upside of risk.

Think of your most pressing problems: cost, time and anticipating what's around the next corner. Imagine if you could turn costs into profits, beat the clock, and start unraveling the mystery of the unknown
The drag and pull of business risk now starts to look like possibility, knowledge, success - even growth.
At Lanier Upshaw, we invite you to explore the upside of risk. We use advocacy, expertise and service to turn your business risks into rewards.

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