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An Unforgettable Experience at the National ProStart Student Invitational®

May 20, 2024
The National ProStart Student Invitational® (NPSI) is the country’s premier secondary-school competition focused on restaurant…

Can Restaurant Hosts Share In The Tip Pool?

May 20, 2024
Many restaurants utilize tip pools to encourage teamwork, consistency, and customer-focused service – but you…
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Alcohol To Go Signed Into Law — Permanently — in Colorado

May 15, 2024
Senate Bill 24-020, sponsored by Sens. Dylan Roberts and Nick Hinrichsen and Reps. William Lindstedt…
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New Federal Overtime Rule Is Here! 10 Steps Employers Can Take Now To Prepare

April 29, 2024
Source: Our partners at Fisher Phillips Millions of additional workers will soon be eligible for…
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Employers Small Business Resource Center

April 23, 2024
Visit Employers' small business resource center here. About the Small Business Resource Center This isn’t just…
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Having the Right Coverage Makes All the Difference

April 18, 2024
       Would you rather have an agent who knows a little about everything…
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Pinnacol Distributes $1.5M General Dividend to Restaurants

April 17, 2024
Pinnacol distributes $1.5M general dividend to Colorado restaurants This month, Pinnacol Assurance distributed workers’ compensation…
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Preparing for Mandatory-Fees Legislation Coming Soon to Colorado

April 4, 2024
The Colorado Legislature is currently working on a bill (HB24-1151; Disclose Mandatory Fees in Advertisements)…
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Heartland Client Testimonial: “Together We Grow”

February 20, 2024 From our partners at Heartland Want to learn more? Contact:  Michael Rosebeary, III Strategic…
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Corporate Transparency Act: What You Need to Know

February 18, 2024
From our partners at Messner Reeves Effective January 1, 2024, many companies in the United…
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Responsible Alcohol-Service Tips for Reducing Risk

January 5, 2024
From our partners at the National Restaurant Association The new year is a time to…
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SCOTUS Leaves Businesses Hanging: Your 4-Step Plan to Avoid ADA Accommodation “Tester” Cases

December 6, 2023
Source: Our partners at Fisher Phillips After waiting nearly a year for a decision that…

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