Industry Insights · April 2012
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In this issue of Industry Insights, we're pleased to present the following articles:
- Strategies for Businesses to Navigate the Challenges of an Economic Slowdown provides practical techniques to help you prepare and position your organization to address risks and opportunities as they present themselves.
- How to Achieve Cost Certainty with Employee Terminations explores the question, "What does the law say I owe on employee terminations?" and offers a solution to help employers eliminate this cost uncertainty.
- Managing the Absent Employee – Some Practical Tips reviews the latest human rights developments related to employee absences that are due to physical and/or mental disabilities, and suggests ways that employers can minimize their risks and exposure.
- Implementing a Social Media Strategy That Suits Your Business highlights the challenges and benefits of social media, and presents an eight-step approach to help you implement social media in your operations.
- Succeeding at Succession Planning – Get Started Today to Prevent Headaches Tomorrow discusses the obstacles encountered in succession planning, and provides suggestions on how to overcome them.
- "What do you mean, 'no coverage'? I thought we had insurance for this!" examines the role of the insurance broker in an organization's risk management strategy, and offers practical pointers on how to deal with an insurance broker.
- The Big Move Back: What You Need to Know about BC's Return to the PST reviews the transitional provisions that are available so far, and summarizes what businesses need to start thinking about as they plan for the return to the PST.
We hope you enjoy this issue of Industry Insights, and, as always, we welcome you to share your feedback and ideas with us at ICABCIndustryInsights@ica.bc.ca.
—Marlyn Won, CA, CMA, MAcc
Managing Editor, Industry Insights
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