No one ever plans to be stranded in a snowstorm or threatened by a hurricane. Despite predictions by meteorologists, weather seems to have a mind of its own. Due to the unpredictability of mother nature, you must be prepared to react quickly when bad weather strikes. This becomes especially challenging when you are dealing with business travelers–who are likely traveling to a location with completely different weather threats than their your primary office. By equipping traveling employees with emergency weather alerts, you can ensure that they have the most up to date information available. Read More
Duty of care is one of the fastest-developing areas of law worldwide. Over the past five years, the United Kingdom and France have both passed laws that lay out specific guidelines for employers. Meanwhile in the United States, the courts have begun to widen the scope of who owes a duty of care. Most recently, the courts have taken up the question: what is a university’s duty of care to students? Read More
Small companies can fall victim to a dangerous mindset of thinking they are too small for a modern communication system. But operating without one can limit productivity and put your people at risk–no matter how big your company is.
Companies are beginning to take notice. Implementing a small business communication system helps keep your employees safe and connected. Read More
Over the past several weeks, we have been discussing duty of care at work—what it is and what it means for your organization. We have hinted that there is a legal component to duty of care as well. In fact, duty of care originated as a legal concept, and there is a wealth of duty of care case law.
But the sheer amount of case law can be overwhelming. In this post, we will summarize the key concepts you need to understand to protect your company from liability—by covering the key cases in the development of duty of care law. Read More