Roach Howard Smith & Barton Joins A Billion + Change as Dallas Emerges as a Leader in National Pro Bono Movement On Jan. 23 RHSB joined A Billion + Change, Entrepreneurs for North Texas, MEplusYOU and Commit! for a pro bono summit spotlighting the innovative ways that companies in Dallas are stepping up to meet…Details
Coping with Power Outages Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, don’t be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, though, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all…Details
There are steps you can take in your daily life to help protect you from getting the flu.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Germs spread this way.
• Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
• Practice good health habits. Get plenty of sleep and exercise, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat healthy food.
• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
• If you are sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone without the use of fever-reducing medicine.
Celebrate the season safely Holiday activities are what make the holiday season so enjoyable. While you are planning your holiday activities, don’t forget to plan for safety. Here are some tips that will make your holiday season safer: Decorations Wear gloves while decorating with spun glass “angel hair.” It can irritate your eyes and…Details
Top PTO users and losers Some 17% of Americans waste their paid time off, according to a survey by American Express. However, your boss and hairdresser? Not among them. Those are just two on a list of positions that are less likely to leave unused vacation days at the end of the year. On the…Details
Uncertainty – common theme in Business Today From a 2012 Chubb Public Company Risk Survey todays publicly traded companies are most concerned about cyber issues, mergers and acquisitions, business interruptions and shareholder suits/SEC investigations. They are less concerned with employee benefit and pension plan funding, workplace violence and product liability issues. …Details
Spencer McClenahan and Karen Farris of RHSB, Shawn Murphy of Cincinnati Ins. Co. at the Attitudes & Attire Kick Off Reception for the 2013 Fundraising Luncheon. Karen Farris Chairman of the Board at Roach Howard Smith & Barton serves as President on the Board of Directors for Attitudes & Attire a charitable organization that helps…Details
Now hiring for Claims Advocate position in Dallas office. Competitive salary, bonus plan, Group health coverage, long term disability, 401k plan with company match and vacation/sick time. Description: To act as an intercessor between client and carrier/TPA to ensure customers received prompt, courteous, proactive and professional action on their losses. Click Here for complete job…Details
Emergency Preparedness Planning Ten Practical Tips for the Small Business Owner Establish an evacuation plan to be sure everyone can get out quickly in an emergency. Designate primary and secondary evacuation routes and exits. Be sure that evacuation routes and emergency exits are clearly marked and well lit, wide enough, and clear at all times.…Details
You never know when a disaster may strike – but you can be prepared with a home inventory. Know Your Stuff® is the Insurance Information Institute’s online home inventory software. This application makes creating and updating your home inventory easy. With the free, secure online storage you will have access to your inventory anywhere, any time.…Details