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10 Steps to Protect Your Business from Cyberattack

Nearly half of U.S. businesses today have fallen victim to a cyberattack, with small and mid-sized firms most often the target. It’s hard to know exactly how to exactly how to protect your business from data breach and cybercrime when tech-savvy cybercriminals seem to stay a step ahead. Sentinel’s cyber security experts urge you to take … Continue reading 10 Steps to Protect Your Business from Cyberattack

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The Real Cost of a Workplace Accident Is Five Times What You Think

Whether it’s a car crash in a company vehicle or an employee’s fall from a ladder, when an accident occurs, your company has lost one of its most important assets—the employee. Workplace safety planning and programs are too often centered around the upfront financial costs of an accident, and not on the indirect costs associated … Continue reading The Real Cost of a Workplace Accident Is Five Times What You Think

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Small Businesses Are Most Impacted by Embezzlement, Study Finds

White collar crime, and embezzlement in particular, is a burden that small and mid-sized companies bear to a disproportionate degree, according to a new study from global insurer Hiscox. In fact, about 82 percent of the companies impacted by embezzlement last year had 150 or fewer employees. The Hiscox study paints an interesting picture of … Continue reading Small Businesses Are Most Impacted by Embezzlement, Study Finds

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New OSHA Penalties Take Effect August 1

Sentinel is advising clients to review their business’s OSHA compliance standards in light of the whopping 78 percent maximum penalty increase that is slated to take effect after August 1. Congress acted last year to increase workplace safety fines for the first time since 1990, using inflation rates to set the new maximum penalties. After … Continue reading New OSHA Penalties Take Effect August 1

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New Overtime Rule to Affect NC’s Small Firms and Nonprofits

Sentinel is cautioning clients about some big changes that are in store, particularly for small businesses and nonprofits across North Carolina, as a new federal rule will require overtime pay to 156,000 salaried workers who are currently ineligible. When the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) so-called “white collar exemption” rule goes into effect December 1, … Continue reading New Overtime Rule to Affect NC’s Small Firms and Nonprofits

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 Raleigh ( map it )

4700 Six Forks Rd.
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609

 Greenville ( map it )

417 Cotanche St.
Suite 200
Greenville, NC 27858

Get in Touch

Raleigh Location

main (919) 926-4623

toll-free (855) 490-2528

fax (919) 926-4664

Greenville Location

main (252) 317-2779

fax (252) 321-2360

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Sentinel Adds Depth to Carolinas’ Risk Management Team

Sentinel Risk Advisors this week announced notable additions to its risk management team with the hiring of attorney Jacqueline Handel and loss control expert Dana Vorholt. Handel and Vorholt add depth to Sentinel’s Risk Performance Group, an elite team of risk managers who work to measure and mitigate immediate risks while positioning clients for future … Continue reading Sentinel Adds Depth to Carolinas’ Risk Management Team

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