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Navigating Construction Site Visits During COVID-19

As concerns mount over the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, design professionals should be giving consideration on how to provide contract administration services virtually. While many firms are working remotely, most construction sites are active, and you should be prepared to conduct site observations and payment certification duties…

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Oswald Companies and RCM&D Announce Strategic Merger

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To Create One of the Largest Independently Owned Risk Management and Insurance Brokerage Firms in the United States   CLEVELAND and BALTIMORE – Dec. 8, 2020 – Oswald Companies and RCM&D have signed a definitive agreement to strategically merge and launch Unison Risk Advisors. The transaction is expected to close…

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Four Ways to Improve and Promote Corporate Wellness During a Pandemic

Brianna Bradford

Without question, this curve ball called COVID-19 has added unanticipated expectations and responsibilities to us all. During such an unusually challenging time, something like corporate health and wellness might feel like too much to take on, yet dare I say it – it is when it matters the most. Even…

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The Importance of Products Pollution Liability Coverage for Businesses

Maggie Rettig

What is a Products Pollution Liability Insurance policy? Products pollution liability insurance helps to protect businesses from unexpected pollution exposures that may not be covered by standard property and casualty policies. This coverage has become an insurance coverage gap for many different industries. The basic 2001 ISO CGL policy provides…

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Building Healthier Communities: SparkColumbus Fit City Challenge 2020 Recap

Alison Crowe and Tessa Pekarcik

The SparkCities initiative took off in its first year in Columbus as Oswald Companies’ participated in the 2020 SparkColumbus Fit City Challenge. Out of the six participating cities, Columbus had the most companies register with a total of 112 companies and nearly 1,000 employees. Our clients were thrilled to see…

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2021 Benefits Open Enrollment: Making the Most of a Virtual World

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Most of us are getting more than a little tired of the phrase “uncertain times.” Especially when it comes to open enrollment for employee benefits, who wants uncertainty to be the theme? Now, more than ever, it’s important to send clear communications around this important topic. As we’ve gotten used…

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Oswald Financial, Inc. Named to 2020 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisers

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CLEVELAND – Oct. 28, 2020 – Oswald Financial Inc. is pleased to announce that both Michael Gheen and David Kulchar have been named to the 2020 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisers. The list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement…

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How ICHRAs are Redefining Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for Boomers and Millennials: Columbus Business First Feature

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Oswald Companies was a featured contributor in the Columbus Business First Health Care News, October 2020. In the article titled “How ICHRAs are redefining employer-sponsored health insurance for boomers and millennials,” Jonathan Sadlier, Vice President, Market Leader, Central Ohio, discusses the benefits of Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (ICHRA) as…

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David Jacobs, President and Chief Operating Officer of Oswald Companies, Named a 2020 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Award Honoree

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CLEVELAND – October 26, 2020 – Oswald Companies is proud to announce that David Jacobs, President and Chief Operating Officer of Oswald Companies, has been recognized as 2020 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Award Honoree by Smart Business Magazine. The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest…

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Risk Management Solutions for Diverse Business Needs

Our focus never waivers. At Oswald Companies, we back our risk management solutions with our core values of integrity, community, collaboration, diversity, equity and inclusion. To meet this mission, Taylor Oswald, a minority-owned agency, launched a strategic partnership with Oswald Companies in 2011. Founder and President Eddie Taylor Jr., a…

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