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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
Florida Business Insurance

How A Truck Driver Changed the Shipping Industry & The World – Business Innovation

In the 1930’s a young trucker named Malcolm McLean had to wait hours for his truck to be unloaded, then reloaded by hand to a cargo […]
December 5, 2016
Florida Social Security

Higher Incomes Hit Hardest in 2017 Social Security Payroll Tax Increase

The Social Security Administration has announced that the maximum amount of earnings that will be subject to the Social Security payroll tax will increase in 2017. […]
November 28, 2016
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12 Great Gift Ideas for Florida Business Owners

It’s that time of year again when we wrack our brains to try to come up with the perfect gift for a loved one, friends or […]
November 22, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving From Lanier Upshaw

Happy Thanksgiving From Lanier Upshaw

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Lanier Upshaw. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’d like to remind you of the benefits of gratitude in our […]
November 21, 2016
Florida Business Insurance

10 Time-Saving Online Tools for Florida Businesses

Business owners are notorious for working long hours. Time is often the most valuable commodity for an entrepreneur. Most would do almost anything to have more […]
November 11, 2016
Veterans Day Thank You from Lanier Upshaw

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day from all of us at Lanier Upshaw. And a special thanks to the veterans on our team: Army – Bill Dorman Air Force – Jim Franklin […]
November 7, 2016
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Understanding Different Types Of Florida Business Risk

Every business inherently contains unique risk factors. Manufacturers can face risks relating to production, irregular supply of raw materials, machinery breakdowns, labor issues, etc. Their operations […]
November 2, 2016
Lanier Upshaw - Yes And - Florida Insurance

The UPside of “Yes, and…”

  Irrespective of political persuasion, Ronald Reagan is widely regarded as one of the most positive, optimistic and magnetic men to ever hold the office of […]
October 31, 2016
Florida Business Insurance - OSHA

OSHA Imposes Steep Penalty Increases for the First Time in 25 Years

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced an increase in penalties for violations of their standards. OSHA’s maximum penalties have not been raised since […]
December 12, 2016
Florida Business Insurance

How A Truck Driver Changed the Shipping Industry & The World – Business Innovation

In the 1930’s a young trucker named Malcolm McLean had to wait hours for his truck to be unloaded, then reloaded by hand to a cargo […]
December 5, 2016
Florida Social Security

Higher Incomes Hit Hardest in 2017 Social Security Payroll Tax Increase

The Social Security Administration has announced that the maximum amount of earnings that will be subject to the Social Security payroll tax will increase in 2017. […]
November 28, 2016
Lanier Upshaw Florida Business Insurance Image

12 Great Gift Ideas for Florida Business Owners

It’s that time of year again when we wrack our brains to try to come up with the perfect gift for a loved one, friends or […]
November 22, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving From Lanier Upshaw

Happy Thanksgiving From Lanier Upshaw

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Lanier Upshaw. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’d like to remind you of the benefits of gratitude in our […]
November 21, 2016
Florida Business Insurance

10 Time-Saving Online Tools for Florida Businesses

Business owners are notorious for working long hours. Time is often the most valuable commodity for an entrepreneur. Most would do almost anything to have more […]
November 11, 2016
Veterans Day Thank You from Lanier Upshaw

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day from all of us at Lanier Upshaw. And a special thanks to the veterans on our team: Army – Bill Dorman Air Force – Jim Franklin […]
November 7, 2016
Florida business risk image

Understanding Different Types Of Florida Business Risk

Every business inherently contains unique risk factors. Manufacturers can face risks relating to production, irregular supply of raw materials, machinery breakdowns, labor issues, etc. Their operations […]
November 2, 2016
Lanier Upshaw - Yes And - Florida Insurance

The UPside of “Yes, and…”

  Irrespective of political persuasion, Ronald Reagan is widely regarded as one of the most positive, optimistic and magnetic men to ever hold the office of […]
October 31, 2016
Florida Business Insurance - OSHA

OSHA Imposes Steep Penalty Increases for the First Time in 25 Years

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced an increase in penalties for violations of their standards. OSHA’s maximum penalties have not been raised since […]
October 24, 2016
Florida Employee Benefits

Lanier Upshaw Named Employer of Distinction 2015-17 by CareerSource Polk

CareerSource Polk has named Lanier Upshaw, Inc. an Employer of Distinction for 2015-17. The organization honors employers who exemplify best practice workplaces and are committed to […]