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5 Steps to Healthier Living

5 Steps to Healthier Living

Would you like to increase your energy and mental clarity? It isn’t as hard as you’d think to turn yourself around and get going in a better direction. Start with these 5 steps to healthier living: 1. Make Good Eating Choices Tried every extreme diet out there? Making healthy choices is easier if you focus […]

Creating a Healthy Work Environment

Creating a Healthy Work Environment

A healthy work environment is the best way to keep employees happy. Most employers understand what it takes to make the work environment physically healthy, but emotional health is just as important for your employees. Let’s take a look at some things you can do to ensure an environment that is both physically and emotionally […]

15 Ideas for Summer Office Fun

15 Ideas for Summer Office Fun

Visiting from our Newsletter? To continue where you left off, Click Here In the summer our ability to focus on work gets shorter as the days grow longer. We all want to get outside, feel nature between our toes and have some fun. Summer is also the perfect time to blend fun and work to strengthen your […]

Walking Down the Coolest Block in America

Walking Down the Coolest Block in America

Visiting from our Newsletter? To continue where you left off, Click Here A few must-see places to visit if you’re taking a summer stroll in Venice, CA The town of Venice, California conjures up images of sunshine, the beach, and the breezy Pacific Ocean. But Venice is also home to an eclectic mix of retail stores, restaurants, […]

The Four Agreements

Visiting from our Newsletter? To continue where you left off, Click Here Time has been flying by in 2017, we’re already halfway through the year! With time going by so fast, it’s nice to take a deep breath, pause and check-up on yourself. This mental pause may involve taking a step back and looking at […]

Check Your Company’s Pulse

Visiting from our Newsletter? To continue where you left off, Click Here TINYpulse provides tools to improve culture, employee engagement, and morale.  UWIB has been utilizing the Engage tool twice a month for the past several years. Do you ever wonder what your employees or co-workers are thinking about? Sure, you know what they eat […]

New Employer Requirement: Form I-9

Starting January 22, 2017… All employers will be required to start using the new Form I-9. Since using the wrong form and/or failing to fully complete the form may result in hefty administrative fines being assessed against your company, now is the perfect time to verify that you are fully complying with the I-9 process. […]

California Assembly Bill 2883

The following whitepapers discuss California Assembly Bill 2883 and how it may affect you. Click to View: FAQ Whitepaper on AB 2883 <a href="https://uwib.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/State_Whitepaper_CA_AB_2883 More Help.pdf”>Click to View: State Whitepaper on AB 2883  

Theft via Business Email – Avoid becoming a victim.

  The scenario: You receive a note from an important vendor directing you to immediately update the wire transfer account numbers for their accounts because of a data breach they have sustained. What to Do: RED FLAGS SHOULD ALREADY BE GOING OFF According to our friends at Citadel Information Group, here’s what you should be […]

6 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Employee Crime

We recommend that every small business owner consider the following best practices to reduce the risk of employee crime: Perform thorough background checks (in accordance with law) of all potential hires; don’t take shortcuts or assume. Make sure there is clear accountability for every position in the organization and no position has broad enough power […]