Congratulations to Ottawa Kent for being named a Pioneer Agency of Distinction by Michigan Insurance Company. The Agency of Distinction program recognizes agencies & staff for the levels of achievement with the carrier. Michigan Insurance Company, a member of Donegal Insurance Group, is a property and casualty […]
Health care costs continue to bedevil managers of small-to-mid-sized businesses. But talent acquisition is quickly catching up to health insurance as a limiting factor in their growth, and the competition from U.S. and foreign firms is heating up.
These are some of the high-level findings of a comprehensive study produced by Lucas Group, a national recruitment […]
Much of the news coverage of the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak is targeted toward health officials—how to transport patients, how to care for patients, even how to dispose of patients’ bodies—along with some superficial guidance on how to reduce personal exposure to the virus. To date, there has been little discussion on what to […]
ROCKVILLE, MD. — If you used a credit card at a Goodwill outlet recently, your information may be in the hands of someone you don’t know.
Security blogger Brian Krebs reports he received confirmation from Goodwill Industries International Inc. that it is working with the U.S. Secret Service on “a series of credit card breaches involving […]
In the Spring edition of Beyond insurance magazine, Scott Ludema, an Employee Benefits Advisor at Ottawa Kent, published an article trying to help businesses with refining what is in their employee handbooks.
“Done right, employee handbooks serve multiple functions. They provide employees with important information about a company, its practices and the working environment. They also […]
The new rules of pre-employment screening – How to find quality Job candidates, protect your business and stay compliant. In Ottawa Kent’s spring edition of Beyond Insurance you will find this helpful article or you can click on this link: pre-employment screening.
What your company doesn’t know can hurt you — especially when […]
The Spring edition of Beyond Insurance Magazine is now available in all of our offices. You may pick up your free copy at one of our 4 convenient locations: Byron Center, Holland, Jenison or Sparta.
For a helpful article on Employee Handbook Mistakes by Scott Ludema, an Employee Benefits Advisor with Ottawa Kent, just click on this […]
The Hanover Insurance Group, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products and services nationwide, recently honored Ottawa Kent with an appointment to its President’s Club, an elite group of independent insurance agents & brokers from across the country.
President’s Club agencies meet the highest level of professionalism with regard to their ability to deliver value to […]