Finding and Retaining Employees in a Tough Labor Market

November 11, 2020

In this webinar, we're joined by thought leaders from Gibson, Ritsema Associates, HR Collaborative, Pleune Service Co., and the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce to learn about finding and retaining employees in today's tough labor market.


Finding and Retaining Employees in a Tough Labor Market
Topics: Construction Commercial Risk Management Webinar

Rebooting Your Business: Keeping Your Employees Safe

August 4, 2020

As businesses reopen or get closer to normal capacity, we are continuing our series on rebooting your business. This webinar will focus on keeping your employees safe while keeping your doors open.

In this webinar, we've partnered with experts from WithHealth to provide a session that allows participants to “ask the doctors” questions surrounding the coronavirus and keeping your employees safe.


Rebooting Your Business Keeping Your Employees Safe (Aug)
Topics: Commercial Risk Management Webinar COVID-19

Contractual Risk Transfer 2020

June 18, 2020

Effective risk transfer can save your organization money by lowering your overall cost of risk and keeping you competitive in the markets in which you operate. In this webinar featuring special guest Harvey Berns of Travelers, we will discuss the importance of identifying and effectively managing liabilities arising out of business relationships with other contractors, vendors, owners, architects, and engineers.

Discussion topics include:

  • Understanding the importance of written contracts
  • Recognizing contractual relationships commonly found on construction projects
  • Identifying the duties and triggers found within indemnification clauses
  • Recognizing the importance of including insurance requirements in contracts
  • Recognizing risk exposures associated with contracts from a claim perspective
  • Recognizing the need to establish a record retention policy
  • Assessing your company's contractual risk transfer processes

Contractual Risk Transfer 2020
Topics: Commercial Risk Management Webinar

Rebooting Your Workplace in the Midst of COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Gibson and Hanover Insurance have partnered once more to provide employers with best practices as businesses prepare to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Join us as we discuss pertinent topics such as staff communication strategies, disinfecting workstations, start up of equipment, ADA and PTO policies, and much more.

Discussion topics include:

  • Communicating with staff and customers
  • Cleaning stations and staggered shifts/lunches
  • Disinfecting equipment and verification of property damage
  • Sending employees home, layoff/recall
  • Phishing schemes and payroll modification

Rebooting Your Workplace in the Midst of COVID-19
Topics: Commercial Risk Management Webinar COVID-19

Navigating COVID-19 Relief Resources for Your Business

April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is significantly impacting businesses. New programs and relief measures are available to business owners through enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Our team of advisors is here to help you navigate relief opportunities and resources.

Join Gibson, Varnum, HR Collaborative, and Plante Moran as we cover the latest information including:

  • Employee Retention
  • Payroll and HR considerations for employers
  • Tax implications to have on your radar
  • Insurance considerations
  • Risk management resources

Navigating COVID-19 Relief Resources for Your Business (Apr 21)
Topics: Commercial Risk Management Webinar COVID-19

Navigating COVID-19 Relief Resources for your Business

April 7, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is significantly impacting businesses. New programs and relief measures are available to business owners through enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Our team of advisors is here to help you navigate relief opportunities and resources.

Join Gibson, Greater Fort Wayne Inc., Barrett McNagny, and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) as we cover the latest information including:

  • SBA loan programs to help manage cash flow
  • Employee Leave and HR Considerations for Employers
  • Tax implications to have on your radar
  • Insurance considerations
  • Risk management resources

Navigating COVID-19 Relief Resources for Your Business (Apr)
Topics: Commercial Risk Management Webinar COVID-19