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What Top Workplace Wellness Trends Employers Should Focus on in 2019

While most companies provide basic benefits like health insurance to their employees, some are taking things up a notch by providing extra benefits, like access to on-site gym facilities or healthy snacks in the break room. While these benefits are valued and supported by employees, many companies are still underestimating the importance of having healthy employees. Every aspect of a person’s health, from their physical, mental, even financial health, affect their performance at work. Though losses from poor employee health might not always be obvious to employers, they are nonetheless significant.... Read More

Stop the (March) Madness – Are You Paying Too Much for Your Insurance?

Business insurance coverage is the most important purchase you will make as a business owner, and shopping for this valuable protection involves a process of evaluation, research and comparison. Working with an insurance broker and taking advantage of their knowledge and experience can make all the difference when shopping for the best possible protection for your business; making the selection processes easier and helping you avoid unnecessary costs. In fact, insurance brokers are uniquely equipped to save you money when shopping for business insurance. Even after your policy is purchased,... Read More

Why You May Want to Consider Investing In Level Funded Health Plans for Your Employees

Whether big or small, enrolling in employee health coverage for your staff is an important component of running your business. However, often times smaller companies have had a difficult time obtaining affordable coverage since the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was initiated. While some small businesses have found ways to cover their employees, others still struggle to provide sufficient health plans. Good news. There is a way around this problem for small businesses and even bigger companies. They’re called level funded health plans and they’re designed with the small business... Read More

New Year, New Broker. How a Great Insurance Broker Can Make All the Difference This Year

As we ring in the New Year, it’s time to be resolute about making healthy changes in our lives and our relationships – even our professional ones.  Is it time to reconsider the current relationship you have with your broker? The fact is, a subpar relationship with a benefits broker can cause employers to overlook opportunities to manage costs and improve employees’ satisfaction with their benefits package. If you decide to hire a new broker, preparation is key. An employer that understands the needs of their workforce and has a... Read More

Roper’s ‘Cutest Dog’ Contest on Facebook Announces Winner!

Congrats to Raven Banning and her adorable dog, Cambry, for taking ‘Top Dog’ honors, winning Roper’s 2018 Cutest Dog Contest. Cambry’s adorable photo, posted to Roper Insurance’s Facebook page received the most ‘Likes’ to win the contest. As our winner, Raven will receive $50 towards her next purchase at Outward Hound and a photo plaque donated by Brian Hart with Frame de Art. Roper announced the contest in October to coincide with National Adopt-A-Dog Month. A big thanks to all of our contest participants – you’re all ‘tops’ in our... Read More

Roper Celebrates National Adopt-A-Dog Month With ‘Cutest Dog’ Facebook Contest

Snap and Post a Pic of Your Canine Companion and Be Entered to Win $50 from Outward Hound  Coloradans love their four-legged companions and, we’re no exception. Due to the growing number of doggie day care facilities, boutiques, 300 days of sun and endless hiking trails and mountain escapes, it’s no surprise that we enjoy pampering our pooches in the Centennial State. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and the American Humane Association (AHA) have deemed the month of October National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and Adopt a Dog Month,... Read More

Happy National Small Business Week!

small business resources for success

It’s Small Business Week. May 4th-8th has been designated as Small Business Week by the Small Business Administration. As part of this week, the SBA has some exciting opportunities available. In addition to these SBA opportunities, there are many local resources available to help you start or grow your small business. First is the network of Small Business Development Centers. These are found in major cities in every state. At the SBDC, you can receive low-cost training, consultations and assistance for starting and growing your small business. Here in Colorado,... Read More

Roper Insurance in the Wall street Journal June 6, 2013

SMALL BUSINESS June 6, 2013, 8:15 p.m. ET How the New Health Law Could Raise Costs for Young, Healthy Employees By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN The younger and healthier a small business’s workforce, the greater its chances of facing a big spike in health-insurance premiums next year. That is because the Affordable Care Act’s impact on small employers will split largely on generational and industry lines, putting entrepreneurs like Eileen Hasson, owner of a technology-services firm with mostly male employees in their 20s and 30s, at a disadvantage. Brady Stanton Academic... Read More

Roper Insurance in the Wall Street Journal May 27, 2013

SMALL BUSINESS Updated May 27, 2013, 7:58 p.m. ET One Strategy for Health-Law Costs: Self Insure UnitedHealth and Humana Will Offer Smaller Businesses Options Typically Left to Big Corporations By CHRISTOPHER WEAVER and ANNA WILDE MATHEWS As businesses cast about for ways to minimize new costs related to the federal health law, health insurers are stepping up. Among their latest offerings: allowing ever-smaller companies to switch to a riskier form of coverage traditionally favored by big employers. The Wall Street Journal UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Humana Inc. will begin offering... Read More

Please join us for our next complimentary seminar February 27, 2013

Please join us on February 27, 2013 for our next seminar! As always, it is our pleasure to invite you to: February 27, 2013: HR Seminar Series presented in cooperation with Human Resources Plus, Inc. (Click on this link for the HR seminar series flyer.) 4th Seminar: Separating an Employee Employment at Will Types of Separation Voluntary vs. Involuntary termination Unemployment Basics Where: Lower-level conference room, 116 Inverness Drive East, Englewood, CO 80112 Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am, coffee and snacks provided Presenter: Rebecca Page, SPHR and Co-Owner of... Read More