CRI Articles

Insurance can often be a complicated area. To help small businesses chart a course through the world of insurance, we've provided some articles to make your work easier.

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November 8, 2017
The Restaurant Industry's Reckoning...
In the wake of Josh Besh, a New Orleans chef who recently stepped down from his role amidst allegations of sexual harassment, the industry grapples with how to deal with the issue. According to an eight-month long investigation by the Times-Picayune, 25 current and former employees of the Besh Restaurant Group claimed to be victims of sexual harassment while on the job. read more >>
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October 25, 2017
Mistakes Restaurant Owners Make Related To Cyber Liability
Even with all the recent news headlines related to data breaches and cyber attacks, the likes of which have never been seen before, cyber liability is a relatively new area of risk that restaurant owners now face. As customer data continues to be obtained and stored by restaurants, the risk of a data breach inside or outside the restaurant continues to increase year over year. read more >>
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October 13, 2017
Cyber Security 101
As a restaurant owner, you've put your heart and soul into opening a business and running it successfully. The responsibilities of ownership are sometimes overwhelming. Every minute of the day is critical and typically consumed with a pressing set of high priority daily activities, such as: scheduling stock orders, coordinating schedules, closing out, and many more. With so many tasks in a given day things like cyber security are often overlooked until it's too late. read more >>
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October 3, 2017
Cyber Liability -- Are You Covered?
Originally, I began writing about this back in 2015 when cyber-attacks were starting to become relevant in our world. Now, the world of cyber criminals have fully evolved and results show that 2017 recorded the highest number of cyber-attacks globally. This is evident in the vast amount of attention recently given to cyber-attacks with companies such as Equifax, Sonic, Chipotle, Time Warner, Anthe... read more >>
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September 12, 2017
If It Can Happen To Equifax... It can Happen to YOU! Protect Your Restaurant From a Data Breach
Restaurants can learn critical lessons from Equifax's massive data breach. When basic security precautions are not being taken with internet usage, losses are the real threat. There are two possible news headlines when a data breach occurs. One says, "Restaurant fails to follow basic security principles. Customer's information compromised." The other, "Despite best practices, hackers get in!" read more >>
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September 1, 2017
Understanding How To Become PCI Compliant
Have you heard of the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)? If not, they provide the standards for all merchants that store, process, or transmit cardholder data. If you are processing credit cards in your restaurants, you are responsible to comply with this standard. read more >>
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December 14, 2016
Safety Group Training is Easier Than You Think!
As a CRA Safety Group participant, you are required to complete at least 2 safety training sessions per year. read more >>
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October 1, 2015
What to Do When an Injury Occurs
The first 24 hours following a workplace accident are critical to your injured employee and to you. In almost all cases, reporting an injury immediately helps employees recover and return to work faster. read more >>
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September 1, 2015
Am I Covered for Water Damage in my Restaurant?
Understanding your insurance coverage for water based claims read more >>
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August 1, 2015
Pinnacol Safety Resources Expanded and Enhanced
Pinnacol Assurance is committed to offering you a variety of safety services to support your efforts to create a safe environment for your employees. read more >>

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