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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 […]
January 9, 2017
Florida cyber liability insurance

Cyber Risk Coverage Fastest Growing Type of Insurance in America

Cyber insurance is the fastest growing type of insurance in America. Also called cyber liability insurance, this type of insurance is not new – it’s been […]
January 2, 2017
Intrapreneurship a Win-Win for Corporate Innovation and Collaboration - Florida Business Insurance

“Intrapreneurship” and Corporate Innovation

At first glance, it would seem that the cultural chasm between corporate leaders and entrepreneurs is nearly impossible to bridge. Entrepreneurs tend to prioritize the development […]
December 23, 2016
Lanier Upshaw Christmas Graphic

Have a Happy, Stress-free Holiday

The winter holiday season is the most wonderful, magical time of the year – and often the most stressful! There are decorations to put up, gifts […]
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 […]
January 9, 2017
Florida cyber liability insurance

Cyber Risk Coverage Fastest Growing Type of Insurance in America

Cyber insurance is the fastest growing type of insurance in America. Also called cyber liability insurance, this type of insurance is not new – it’s been […]
January 2, 2017
Lanier Upshaw Bill Cammann Award and Photo

Bill Cammann Recognized for Service on Suncoast Utility Contractors Association Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Lakeland, FL December 30 12, 2016 Bill Cammann, Lanier Upshaw Principal and Risk Consultant, was recognized for his service on the Board of […]
January 2, 2017
Intrapreneurship a Win-Win for Corporate Innovation and Collaboration - Florida Business Insurance

“Intrapreneurship” and Corporate Innovation

At first glance, it would seem that the cultural chasm between corporate leaders and entrepreneurs is nearly impossible to bridge. Entrepreneurs tend to prioritize the development […]
December 23, 2016
Lanier Upshaw Christmas Graphic

Have a Happy, Stress-free Holiday

The winter holiday season is the most wonderful, magical time of the year – and often the most stressful! There are decorations to put up, gifts […]
December 19, 2016
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

7 Ways to Foster a Culture of Business Innovation

A hallmark trait of successful companies is their ability to nurture innovation and motivate creativity. Creating a culture that not only welcomes but recognizes true innovation […]
December 12, 2016
Westfield Insurance Announces Lanier Upshaw in List of Top Performing Independent Agencies

Westfield Insurance Announces Lanier Upshaw In Top Performing Independent Agencies List

Trilogy Program Represents Westfield’s Top Performing Agents