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Innocent employers go to court every day

Misunderstandings can lead to disastrous consequences for your company, but there are things employers can do to protect your business. Imagine these scenarios: A manager terminates an employee based on negative performance evaluations. The terminated employee sues the employer for pregnancy discrimination, alleging she was fired based on her pregnancy and leave of absence. The Equal […]

A checklist for safe snowmobiling

Whether it’s to enjoy the thrill of the ride or the beauty of nature, to go places unreachable by other means or just to spend time with family and friends, millions of people enjoy the outdoors on snowmobiles. The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA), representing the four North American snowmobile makers, reports 1.3 million registered […]

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa reviews his insurance policies

Santa is a busy man this time of year, making toys and preparing his sleigh for the big day. Like many business owners, he relies on his local Ayres Group Agent. Santa has the policies he needs to cover his workshop, employees and their products. Do you? Read Santa’s insurance list, then contact your local Ayres Group Agent to help […]

Don’t fall victim to a crime this holiday season

The busy holiday season provides numerous chances for crimes of opportunity. From robberies to identity theft, criminals are looking for ways to steal your gifts, credit card information, cars and anything else they can take easily. Safety starts at home Burglaries increase by 11% during the holidays, and property stolen from vehicles increases 17%. And […]

Christmas tree fires: A deadly hazard you can prevent

Each year, U.S. fire departments respond to nearly 230 home structure fires that start with Christmas trees. Home Christmas tree fires cause an average of six deaths, 22 injuries and more than $18 million in direct property damage annually, and the danger can extend beyond Christmas. According to a November 2015 report on Christmas tree […]