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April 3, 2017
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Start Preparing For The Future Of Work

Everyone has a concept of what the future of work in Florida might look like. It is easy to conceive of smart surfaces everywhere we turn […]
March 27, 2017
Florida Onboarding - Florida Business Insurance

6 Tips for Onboarding Your New Florida Employees

The process of orienting new employees is known as “employee onboarding.” It is imperative that your business makes an effort to welcome new employees and make […]
March 20, 2017
Florida Business Insurance - Florida Personal Insurance

IRS Cautions Against W-2 Phishing Scams

Numerous businesses became victims to the rise of phishing scams involving W-2 forms in 2016. The IRS warned consumers and businesses in an alert related to […]
March 14, 2017
Florida Hospitality Insurance Florida Business Insurance

5 Essential Insurance Coverages for Florida Hospitality Businesses

Florida hotels, motels, bed and breakfast, inn or other lodging establishments face unique risks. There are hundreds of risk related scenarios these types of businesses can […]
March 6, 2017
Florida Business Insurance

Florida’s Top 5 Cities to Start a New Business

A diverse economic base, almost 100 million visitors per year and amazing tourist attractions combine to make Florida one of the most attractive places to start […]
February 27, 2017
Florida Business Insurance

10 Types of Insurance Every Florida Business Should Consider

Florida Business Insurance is a broad topic that encompasses company goals, finances and risk assessment. Some of these coverages noted below are well known to most […]
February 20, 2017
Florida Property Insurance, Florida Business Insurance

4 Florida Cities Named in Forbes 2016 Top 25 Cities for Retirees

For many Americans, retiring in Florida is the American dream. Palm trees gently swaying in warm breezes, expansive beaches, eco-adventures, wildlife expeditions, fabulous shopping,  and outdoor […]
February 13, 2017
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Historic Private Passenger Railroad to Benefit Florida Travelers

This summer a new train line named “Brightline” is hoping to transport thousands of passengers along what is today a “lightly used” railroad system. The new […]
February 6, 2017
Florida Business Insurance - Florida Workers' Compensation Insurance

Workplace Injuries are More Expensive Than Florida Businesses Might Think

Workplace injuries and illnesses have a major financial impact on U.S. employers. It costs employers in this country $170 billion each year in expenses associated with […]
January 30, 2017
Business, DJIA, Business Insurance, Florida Business Inscurance

Which President Boasted the Largest Dow Jones Increase in History?

Which president boasted the largest Dow Jones increase in history? If the name Calvin Coolidge didn’t cross your mind, then you guessed wrong. From the beginning […]
March 16, 2017
Engagement Multiplier Award - Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Lanier Upshaw Receives Accredited Engaged Organization Award

For Immediate Release Lanier Upshaw is pleased to announce that it has received an award as an Accredited Engaged Organization in 2016 from Engagement Multiplier. This […]
March 14, 2017
Florida Hospitality Insurance Florida Business Insurance

5 Essential Insurance Coverages for Florida Hospitality Businesses

Florida hotels, motels, bed and breakfast, inn or other lodging establishments face unique risks. There are hundreds of risk related scenarios these types of businesses can […]
March 6, 2017
Florida Business Insurance

Florida’s Top 5 Cities to Start a New Business

A diverse economic base, almost 100 million visitors per year and amazing tourist attractions combine to make Florida one of the most attractive places to start […]
February 27, 2017
Florida Business Insurance

10 Types of Insurance Every Florida Business Should Consider

Florida Business Insurance is a broad topic that encompasses company goals, finances and risk assessment. Some of these coverages noted below are well known to most […]
February 20, 2017
Florida Property Insurance, Florida Business Insurance

4 Florida Cities Named in Forbes 2016 Top 25 Cities for Retirees

For many Americans, retiring in Florida is the American dream. Palm trees gently swaying in warm breezes, expansive beaches, eco-adventures, wildlife expeditions, fabulous shopping,  and outdoor […]
February 13, 2017
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Historic Private Passenger Railroad to Benefit Florida Travelers

This summer a new train line named “Brightline” is hoping to transport thousands of passengers along what is today a “lightly used” railroad system. The new […]
February 6, 2017
Florida Business Insurance - Florida Workers' Compensation Insurance

Workplace Injuries are More Expensive Than Florida Businesses Might Think

Workplace injuries and illnesses have a major financial impact on U.S. employers. It costs employers in this country $170 billion each year in expenses associated with […]
January 30, 2017
Business, DJIA, Business Insurance, Florida Business Inscurance

Which President Boasted the Largest Dow Jones Increase in History?

Which president boasted the largest Dow Jones increase in history? If the name Calvin Coolidge didn’t cross your mind, then you guessed wrong. From the beginning […]
January 23, 2017
Florida Luxury Home Insurance

Why Are Florida Homeowners Purchasing Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Many homeowners may not realize the importance of workers’ compensation for domestic workers like groundskeepers, housekeepers or a live-in nanny that work in and around their […]
January 16, 2017
Florida Minimum Wage Florida Business Insurance

Florida’s Minimum Wage Increased with the New Year

For more than 100 years Americans have grappled with how to fairly compensate our nation’s lowest paid workers. Discussions about minimum wage policies continue in states […]