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The Jacobson Group 30 West Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-726-1578 Rooney Insurance 4700 South Garnett Road, Suite 200 Tulsa, OK 74146 Phone: 918.582.0565 Fax: 918.420.9926

The Jacobson Group 30 West Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-726-1578 Rooney Insurance 4700 South Garnett Road, Suite 200 Tulsa, OK 74146 Phone: 918.582.0565 Fax: 918.420.9926

Clearstar agrees 40p per share offer from private equity group Hanover Bidco

Acceptances have already been received from more than 50% of shareholders. ClearStar Inc (LON:CLSU) has agreed to a buyout offer from private equity group Hanover Bidco worth 40p a share in cash. The offer values the issued share capital of staff vetting specialist at approximately £14.7mln and represents a 23% premium to the last practicable share price. Hanover ...

“Don’t hit my something with your nothing” with Tammy Cohen and Akemi Sue Fisher

“Don’t hit my something with your nothing.” Some of my father's favored words were “Don’t hit my something with your nothing.” In our family, you always had to have an alternate idea if you were going to complain about plans or disagree with someone’s opinions. A few years back I realized the power of that ...

Background Screening: Trends and Uses in Today’s Global Economy

This report reveals emerging trends in who is being screened and how often, what elements go into a background check and the increasing value of international screening capabilities. Download this guide here.

Where There’s Smoke: How Employers Can Navigate Employees’ Cannabis Use

The Canadian Cannabis Survey (CCS) has revealed that 5 percent of people surveyed who used cannabis in 2018/2019 reported consuming it at least once a week during work or in the morning before, while 12 percent said they did so at least once a month. With this information in mind, employers are able to navigate ...

Moody’s Confirms KYC Blockchain Platform is Credit Positive

Moody’s Investors Service had deemed a know-your-customer (KYC) blockchain platform credit positive for financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates. Developed for a consortium of six major UAE banks in partnership with Norbloc, the solution is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2020. With an aim to improve compliance and lenders’ regulatory frameworks, ...

Working from Home? Here are 12 Steps to Reduce Data Privacy and Security Risk

Risks, including pandemic-related phishing emails, increased pressure on network architecture, and user oversight, all are on the rise with the increase in businesses instituting widespread remote work policies and procedures. In order to mitigate the data privacy and security risks associated with remote work, 12 measures can be taken by employers when responding to COVID-19. ...