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Traveling Employees: Tips to Keep Them Safe

Posted on: December 8, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

For many professionals, traveling is a huge component of the job. Whether they are traveling across the country or internationally, your employees face some considerable safety hazards. As an employer, protecting your employees is a top priority, so take the following advice into consideration as we go into the new year and more trips are […] Read More

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Tips for Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs

Posted on: July 19, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

Regardless of the type of business, workplace injuries are a reality for everyone. In order for your real estate business to flourish, your employees need to remain protected at all times. Whether it’s ensuring their safety on the road while traveling to home listings or showing open houses in an unsafe neighborhood, there are various […] Read More

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What Common Injuries do Real Estate Agents Face?

Posted on: June 23, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

It should come as no surprise that the majority of businesses are required to carry worker’s compensation insurance. While most assume the majority of accidents and injuries occur in the construction or police fields, other professional sectors are also prone to specific risks. Though they may not be as severe, these claims are a costly […] Read More

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4 Steps to Achieve a Safe Open House

Posted on: May 6, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

Being a real estate agent has its fair share of risks. From professional liability exposures to being vulnerable at an open house, there is no shortage of opportunity of threats for these professionals. However, with the right strategies and safety precautions, your open house can go off without a hitch. In addition to securing a […] Read More

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Why Real Estate Professionals Need Workers’ Comp

Posted on: April 28, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

It’s no secret that workers’ compensation is required for most employers. While autonomous workers are liable for carrying their own coverage, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is coming down hard on companies that fail to supply the proper coverage to their employees. Therefore, in order to reduce the risk of fines and penalties, equip […] Read More

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Crime Prevention: Keeping Agents Safe

Posted on: February 24, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

As real estate agents put themselves in potentially dangerous scenarios on a regular basis, it is important to take the proper safety measures. While most agents work round the clock to show homes and vacant dwellings to potential suitors, the independent nature of the job raises some safety concerns. In order to reduce the threat […] Read More

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Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs

Posted on: February 22, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

No matter the location or size of your business, it’s important to understand that workplace injuries can happen anywhere. In order for your real estate agency to truly flourish, your staff needs to stay safe and protected at all times. Whether it be driving from one location to another or showing a house in an unsafe location, […] Read More

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Keeping Employees Safe During Travel

Posted on: January 14, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

Traveling is a big part of work for a number of professionals. As an employer, it is imperative that you provide the right tools and information to ensure your employee’s safety. This can be achieved by considering the following recommendations for safety and having a transparent Workers’ Compensation Insurance program. Employee travel should be tracked […] Read More

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Top 5 Workers’ Compensation FAQ’s

Posted on: December 10, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

As workers’ compensation is required by the majority of states for any type of business, it is important to understand the commonly asked questions associated with the coverage. The helpful list of frequent queries about Austin Workers’ Compensation will help to clear up any uncertainties, which can ultimately reduce your liability and ensure your business […] Read More

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The Importance of Workers’ Comp Coverage for Real Estate Professionals

Posted on: November 20, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is coming down harshly on employers who fail to provide sufficient workers compensation coverage for their employees. While autonomously employed people are required to carry their own coverage, being caught without it can lead to severe financial penalties. In order to protect yourself and your firm, ensure you are equipped […] Read More

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