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March 12, 2018
Florida Flood Insurance

High Florida Groundwater Major Contributor to Inland Flooding

The threat of inland flooding in South Florida is increasing due to high groundwater levels and the need to protect fresh water from salt water intrusion. […]
March 5, 2018
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Consumer Driven Healthcare Plans – Empowering Employees While Controlling Healthcare Costs

What are consumer driven health plans, and why are employers attempting to change employee healthcare behavior? Under traditional healthcare plans, most employees don’t worry about the cost […]
February 26, 2018
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Why Every Business Should Consider an Augmented Reality Strategy

Annual spending on augmented reality is expected to soar to $60 billion by 2020. Augmented reality is the use of technology that superimposes digital data with […]
February 20, 2018
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5 Ways to Help Your Business Recruit Top Talent

Human resource professionals across many industries are finding it increasingly difficult to hire highly talented employees. Health, social assistance and manufacturing industries appear to be having […]
February 12, 2018
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Sea Level Rise and Tidal Flooding Threaten Florida Communities

As rising sea levels in Florida continue to ascend, flooding is expected to become more common. By 2030, Miami can expect the frequency of tidal flooding […]
February 5, 2018
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ACA Cadillac Tax Delayed to 2022

The short-term spending bill that ended the government shut down on January 22nd included a small provision that delayed the so-called “Affordable Care Act (ACA) Cadillac […]
January 22, 2018
Florida Flood Insurance

Florida Faces Greater Flood Risk Than All Other States

Florida faces more risk of flooding than any other state. This was the finding of a report funded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and […]
January 15, 2018
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Safeguarding Your Valuable Holiday Gifts

If you happened to be fortunate enough to receive some expensive holiday gifts, especially jewelry, art, or smart toys, extra precaution should be taken to safeguard […]
January 8, 2018
Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining

6 Benefits of Intern Programs in Today’s Workplace

Internships have become essential in today’s economy. According to a survey administered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE): 7% of interns are offered […]
January 2, 2018
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Are Brainwaves the Passwords of the Future?

It’s a new year, a good time to ponder new and emerging technologies that could impact our future. Are brainwaves the passwords of the future? Reports […]
January 22, 2018
Florida Flood Insurance

Florida Faces Greater Flood Risk Than All Other States

Florida faces more risk of flooding than any other state. This was the finding of a report funded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and […]
January 15, 2018
Florida Property Insurance - Florida Personal Insurance

Safeguarding Your Valuable Holiday Gifts

If you happened to be fortunate enough to receive some expensive holiday gifts, especially jewelry, art, or smart toys, extra precaution should be taken to safeguard […]
January 8, 2018
Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining

6 Benefits of Intern Programs in Today’s Workplace

Internships have become essential in today’s economy. According to a survey administered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE): 7% of interns are offered […]
January 2, 2018
Florida Business Innovation - Cyber Liability Insurance

Are Brainwaves the Passwords of the Future?

It’s a new year, a good time to ponder new and emerging technologies that could impact our future. Are brainwaves the passwords of the future? Reports […]
December 26, 2017
Florida Personal Insurance

5 Smart Ways to Secure Jewelry from Home Theft

Just in case you received a shiny new piece of valuable jewelry for the holidays, or were fortunate enough to already have some, you may wish […]
December 18, 2017
Florida Cyber Liability Insurance

New Cyber Security Risks Expected to Appear in 2018

A new report by security firm McAfee says cyber attackers will develop new strategies in 2018. After a year of devastating cyber breaches and attacks, online […]
December 11, 2017
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Lanier Upshaw Casual Fridays Get Formal with Employee Toy Drive Donations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Every Friday, Lanier Upshaw employees are invited to get casual and wear jeans to work in exchange for a $5 contribution to the […]
December 4, 2017
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Are All Those New High-Tech Holiday Gifts Covered?

It’s the season for giving – and also for getting. Most of us tend to add to our accumulation of tangible assets during the holiday season. […]
November 20, 2017
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Inside the Impressive World of Superyachts

A superyacht is a luxury sailing or motor water craft. In order to be classified as a superyacht, the yacht must be 79 feet in length […]
November 13, 2017
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Could Driverless Cars Increase Florida Traffic?

In the mind of many experts, autonomous vehicles are inevitable. There is widespread interest in self-driving cars, thanks to Google, a pioneer in the self-driving car […]