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Robert Hager Speaking at the Ohio Contractors Association's Annual Conference - Jan. 29 - Feb. 5, 2020

Attorney Robert Hager will be speaking at the Ohio Contractors Association's Annual Conference in Maui, Hawaii sharing a simple practical approach to build your business' legacy (Succession Planning for the Legacy-Driven Business) and leading an interactive session about best practices for collaboration, risk management, and claims avoidance (Risky Business:  Know It, See It, Manage It).

Highlights include:

Succession Planning for the Legacy-Driven Business

What are you doing today to secure the legacy of your company tomorrow?  The future of the construction industry is filled with uncertainty, but your succession plan shouldn't be.  The construction workforce is an aging workforce.  How are you positioning your company to stay ahead of the fast-changing times?  Securing your company's "BHAGs - Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goals," doesn't just happen by accident.  It takes vision, discipline and strategic planning.  It takes proactive leadership - today.  Are you making sure you have the right people in the right seats?  Are you empowering the leaders of tomorrow by sharing your knowledge with them today?  What tools are in your toolbox to make a lasting difference, provide visionary leadership and make sound business decisions?  

Risky Business:  Know It, See It, Manage It

Even in Maui, construction claims and disputes can keep us up at night.  The construction industry is a Risky Business filled with uncertainty and complex challenges.  Are your perceptions of risk different than others?  How can you mitigate your company's risk?  What are the primary causes of project delays and how can they be avoided or effectively managed?  Awareness, communication and collaboration are key.  

 

 

Crain's Cleveland Recognizes Duriya Dhinojwala as a 2020 Woman of Note

Duriya (DD) Dhinojwala's heart, drive and dedication are just a few of the commendable qualities that make her a Woman of Note. Learn more about DD's background and path to success here.

Webinar Recording -- Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Forgiveness Applications

Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Forgiveness Applications

"New Normal" Budget Guidance

During these challenging times most business are faced with issues regarding cash flow and ongoing expenses. In prior Client Updates we have outline some specific action plans dealing with PPP, Cares Act and other funding programs, your obligations and opportunities under the Salary Continuation programs and others. We continue to update those as new Guidance is released so please check back to our Resources page from time to time.

Will Your Business be Keying More Credit Card Transactions as a Result of COVID-19?

In this hectic time and uncertainty, owners are making hard decisions regarding their businesses. Some are shutting down, while others are adapting to the daily life changes of COVID-19. Many medical practices are seeing patients on an emergency basis and others are starting to implement a telehealth approach.

Employer Liability for Customer Conduct: Former PNC Bank employee receives $2.4M jury verdict

Earlier this month, PNC Bank was on the wrong end of a sexual harassment jury verdict in a claim brought by a former employee. Why is this case interesting to you? Two reasons: The former employee was sexually harassed, but not by a PNC employee; and, the sexual harassment did not occur within a PNC workplace.