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More Boards are Consulting Shareholders about Executive Compensation

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More boards are reaching out to shareholders about executive compensation, according to a new report by PwC. Experts say shareholder engagement is increasingly important and that boards need to have a plan for approaching major shareholders and shareholder advocates.

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Safety First: 6 Ways to Build A Culture of Accident Prevention

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Based on recent OSHA data, severe workplace injuries happen every day, but a new OSHA study projects that more than 50% of severe work-related injuries in 2015 went unreported. In an effort to increase reporting and thereby reduce accidents, OSHA has issued new guidelines and a 400% increase in the maximum fine for failing to report work-related severe injuries.

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Boards and CEOs Need to Give Up Outdated Apps and Solutions

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The contributions that technology has made to the business world have allowed companies to grow quicker and work smarter than ever before. Video conferencing, cloud-based software, and mobile devices have enabled employees to work beyond geographical boundaries, improve communication, collaborate with ease, and save time and money. What do these productivity apps bring to the table for board members and executives?

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Thinking About an IPO? Here’s How to Brand it for Maximum and Enduring Value

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The very act of preparing your company for an eventual IPO can materially improve operating performance and ultimate valuation of the enterprise, simply because you will have gone through the critical-thinking process necessary to differentiate your company from the inevitable competition for capital and investment interest.

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How Companies Can Avoid Increased OSHA Penalties

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Penalties levied by OSHA have never been low: Until recently, a serious first-time violation of OSHA workplace health and safety rules cost companies $7,000 and willful and repeat violations brought penalties of $70,000. But new rules that took effect on August 1 have upped the ante, with penalties now totaling $12,600 for the former and $126,000 for the latter, IndustryWeek reported.

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