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Insurance Industry News from ProgramBusiness.comThe Risk Management Side
Warren, McVeigh & Griffin, Inc. and Griffin Communications, Inc. provide quality, independent risk management reference works and consulting services. As part of their service, they distribute riskVue's free e-newsletter on a monthly basis. Their current issue included a timely article on "How to conduct background investigations". The article was at the request of one of their readers who wrote, "Has riskVue done any investigative reporting on hiring screening mechanisms? Is it something we need to be concerned about? If every company in America takes a proactive approach to implement security measures in large and small ways, could we deter such terrorist attacks?"
The following article provides detailed information on how to screen employees while complying with state and federal legislation.
The bulk of riskVue's recent newsletter was packed with information resulting from the September 11th attack and is loaded with suggestions ranging from managing the risk of terrorism through disaster recovery. To see the entire issue, click here: http://www.riskvue.com
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