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Do you need rental car insurance?

You’ve probably been at the rental-car counter, listening to the representative ask if you want to purchase the company’s insurance. Thoughts start racing through your head . . . “Is this a rip-off? Doesn’t my regular auto policy cover me? What about my credit card?
Why didn’t I figure this out before I left on my trip?”

OSHA’s Controversial “Union Walkaround Rule” Rescinded

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) voluntarily withdrew a 2013 OHSA interpretation letter that changed more than 35 years of policy by allowing non-collectively bargained workers to designate a person affiliated with a union or a community organization to act as their personal representative during an OSHA inspection or to act on their behalf as a walkaround representative.

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House Passes Bill, American Health Care Act -to Repeal ACA (Obamacare) – What Employers Need to Know

What Employers Need to Know as House Passes American Health Care Actv Bill to Repeal ACA (Obamacare). Much of the coverage of the repeal effort fails to discuss two important aspects – the impact on employers and how much the Senate will need to change the law if it is to pass. . For now, employers should have an idea of the major provisions in the Bill. However, they should take no action yet. Until this legislation is passed by the U.S. Senate and signed into law by President Trump, all existing ACA requirements remain in effect, including penalties for noncompliance.

RHSB CEO Tom Hughston recognized as Business Leader for Business Insurance in D CEO Dallas 500

Tom Hughston, CEO of RHSB (Roach Howard Smith & Barton) was one of six leaders recognized in the Professional Services section, Business Insurance category of Dallas 500 released in November. Tom entered the insurance business on the recommendation of his father. Today he runs RHSB, a leading insurance brokerage providing insurance solutions to businesses, families, and…

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Minimize Your Risk in a Commercial Property Loss

By Casey Boggess, COO, Texas ReConstruction As a restoration contractor in North Texas, we’ve seen it all; fire, lightning strikes, hail, tornado, floods, you name it. No one is immune to the issues and there are several things we think building and business owners need to be aware of relating to property losses. We deal…

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RHSB at IIATC Big “I” Day

IIATC hosted the annual Big “I” Day Golf Tournament at Sky Creek Ranch in Keller on October 6th.  It was a beautiful day and the Golf Committee would like to thank everyone who played, volunteered, or sponsored the event. In addition to a fun day of golf, the Community Outreach Committee had a successful raffle…

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Are Your Passwords Hack-able?

Example of a strong password system that appears to be difficult, but is very easy to manage: Choose a two word phrase, words that don’t seem to go together, i.e., salt tick Link the two words together by using the first two letters of the website you are visiting, i.e., for Amazon use saltAmtick, Chase…

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Leroy Howard 90th Birthday

RHSB celebrated founding partner Leroy Howard’s 90th birthday (July 10) on Monday July 11, 2016. Although retired, Leroy still comes to the office often. He is beloved by the employees as he is always smiling and enthusiastic.   Our roots in Dallas began in 1955 when Richard Roach, our founder, sold his first insurance policy. …

EY EOY 2016 Awards

RHSB is proud to be a sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. This awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. RHSB executives help companies each year with the nomination process. EY Entrepreneur Of The…

Richard Roach in Memoriam

Roach Howard Smith & Barton’s Founder Richard H. Roach In Memoriam It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Roach Howard Smith & Barton’s founding partner, Richard H. Roach. We express our deep sorrow and condolences to Richard’s family and friends. Richard was not only RHSB’s founder and leader for more…