Topic: Small firms

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Professional Liability Insurance: 2022 Trends

The AIA Trust together with the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) work annually to conduct an insurance carrier review and interview of professional liability trends and risk management issues.  Following is a summary of highlights for 2022 in addition to complimentary useful resources made available to…

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Copyright: Do you know?

Few put copyright at the top of their list of must-haves in contract negotiations. Fewer register documents for copyright protection. Copyright protections under current law exist for you and Practice Coach explains more:

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What’s Next

We’re all trying to figure out what’s next. Whether you’re considering a career move, an investment, or a retirement plan, it’s important to identify alternatives and their potential results – and plan ahead. If you want to make a change – whether it’s heading to the door for a well-deserved retirement or advancing your career…

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The Importance of Employee Benefits for Small Business

For small-business owners, the importance of employee benefits is a significant factor when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. The majority of workers prefer attractive types of employee benefits—like insurance, paid time off, and a retirement plan—over pay raises. Whether you’re competing for talent or keeping the high performers you already have, small-business employee…

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Practical & Tactical Retirement Planning Strategies for Architecture Firms

This webinar, presented by Equitable in conjunction with the AIA Trust, is designed to help firm owners and managers determine the best retirement plan strategy for their firms and how retirement plans can help to achieve business goals. Specifically, the 25-minute webinar will help you to: Determine which retirement plan contributions count toward PPP loan…

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Mediation for the Design Professional

Mediation is a cost-effective dispute resolution vehicle commonly used in clashes involving design professionals. It can also be used as a mechanism to better understand the claims and respective positions of the other parties to a dispute before or during litigation. Leila Sadeghi, Esq. and Peter Stacy, Esq., respected construction attorneys who run the new…

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