The Great American Flag to be Unfurled in New York City for the Nation's Bicentennial

Posted by The ALS Group on Jun 13, 2021 6:57:09 PM

The Great American Flag - the largest flag ever made, measuring 193 feet by 366.5 feet - will be displayed on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on July 3rd and 4th as a salute to the nation's Bicentennial, it was announced today jointly by J.Clarence Davies Jr., Chairman of the New York City Bicentennial Corporation;  David L. Yunich, Chairman of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, and Dwight C. Minton, President of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. makers of Arm & Hammer products, sponsors of the Flag.  Mr. Minton stated that the project has been undertaken because Arm & Hammer has been celebrating their 130th year during the nations' Bicentennial, and because "the traditions of our Company and those of America re so closely linked."  

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Topics: #flagday

Happy Memorial Day

Posted by The ALS Group on May 27, 2021 1:07:49 PM

Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer and, as the AAA predicts, almost 37 million Americans will be travelling this Memorial Day for the first time in over a year.

Whether you and your family are planning a trip to the beach or just having friends over for a barbecue in the back yard, please stay safe and enjoy the long weekend!

As you and your loved ones gather to celebrate the unofficial start of summer, please take a moment to remember the true meaning of the Memorial Day and to honor those who sacrificed their lives for our country.

The ALS team wants to thank the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. We are deeply grateful and will always remember our fallen heroes.

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Topics: #weremember #memorialday #honor#neverforget

THE JOB OF A MOM

Posted by The ALS Group on May 6, 2021 3:34:11 PM

 

Mother’s Day is a special day to honor all moms and while we honor our own moms, we wanted to give a shout out to all of the moms who are part of our team!

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Topics: The ALS Group, women, thankful

Top Cyber Risk of 2021

Posted by The ALS Group on Feb 4, 2021 1:06:50 PM

Cyber risk and, particularly, the risk from ransomware appears on everyone’s top risks list these days, including ours. The threat from a ransomware attack has rapidly increased over the past nine months, as many organizations continue to “work from home” which can come with more relaxed cybersecurity practices. As we go further into 2021, cybercriminals will continue to become more sophisticated, forcing these organizations to waste resources reacting to a ransomware attack.

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Topics: Cyber Risk, Ransomware, Total Cost of Risk (TCoR), remote work, top risks of 2021

Parental Control Tools Online Can Mitigate Your Risks

Posted by The ALS Group on Jan 28, 2021 12:34:25 PM

Despite being full of positive, useful and educational information, the internet is chock-full of potential dangers, and your children can unintentionally get into quite a few uncomfortable and, sometimes, dangerous situations. These risks are even more prevalent now, as many parents are working from home and children are attending classes remotely. As highlighted in our past blogs on this topic, if you have a standard Homeowners policy, you will likely have little protection from the legal liabilities that can result from inappropriate actions via the internet. So, what can you do?

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Topics: Cyber Risk, Personal Cyber Risk, Ransomware, homeowner's insurance

Managing Talent in 2021

Posted by The ALS Group on Jan 13, 2021 12:10:37 PM

In the last 10 months so many employers have adapted to a remote workforce. Here at The ALS Group we are no different. We have highlighted a few ways we have remained connected as a team through this pandemic, and how we have driven productivity with the help of our employees!

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Topics: Human Capital, Total Cost of Risk (TCoR), remote work, work from home, home-grown talent, People Risk

2020: The ALS Group's Year in Review

Posted by The ALS Group on Dec 31, 2020 9:54:43 AM

2020 has certainly been an eventful year for The ALS Group!  As we close the year, we look back and take stock in the Firm's accomplishments, we wanted to share some of them with our clients and friends of the firm.

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Topics: Enterprise Risk Management, The ALS Group, home-grown talent, year in review

Top Risks Every Business Should be Aware of in 2021

Posted by The ALS Group on Dec 22, 2020 2:14:43 PM

This year has been filled with a multitude of both challenges and victories. Every year is different but in 2020 we have had to deal with more change than normal. The business world is evolving quickly, and risk management has been changing along with it. In 2021, a resilient and resourceful approach to risk management will be front and center as businesses navigate the “work from home” landscape, deal with the effects of the pandemic, and change the insurance market for years to come.

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Topics: Risk management, Risk Management Blog, The ALS Group, total cost of risk analysis, top risks, top risks of 2021

The ALS Team Gives Back!

Posted by The ALS Group on Dec 14, 2020 12:27:44 PM

The ALS Team partnered with Bridges of Hope, Staten Island to collect and donate gifts for families who are coping with a particularly difficult holiday season.

Bridges of Hope was started by Grace Murphy in 1998 as a parish social-action outreach effort to create a “bridge” between the community and families in public housing. 

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Topics: The ALS Group, 2020 Holiday Season, Happy Holidays, Bridges of Hope Staten Island, Giving

'Tis the Season ...

Posted by The ALS Group on Dec 7, 2020 12:47:35 PM

The holiday season is once again upon us, and while we would normally be planning a company-wide bash, this year such a thing is pretty much out of the question.  This does not mean you have to skip the celebrations altogether, as celebrating and acknowledging the hard work your team put in, especially during this very challenging year is more important than ever.  So, while traditional holiday parties may be off the table, here are some holiday party ideas to help your team celebrate while remaining COVID-safe:

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Topics: Human Capital, Safety and Compliance, coronavirus, risk management consultant, what is risk management, safe workplace

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