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Brokering Equality

33.8%.  This is the pay gap between male and female commercial real estate brokers according to a 2015 CREW Network Benchmark Study. That means, in...

Jennifer Peters
jpeters@nocoattorneys.com
970-330-6700
1812 56th Ave
Greeley, CO 80634


Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab Facility

Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab Facility has 130 furnished rooms with large windows, offering bright and cheerful views. The dining rooms overlook the beautifully landscaped...

Jessica Kamenski
Admissions Director
Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab Facility
4824 S. Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-482-1584
FAX: 970-482-4134


Private Businesses – Risks You Should Know

Business owners have traditionally insured property, equipment, vehicles and liability. With the complexities of today’s world, there are many risks an insurance buyer should evaluate....

Jamie May
Risk Advisor
(970)266-8710
JMay@floodpeterson.com


Internet Bandwidth: The Lifeblood for Your Business IT Needs

It seems obvious to tell a business owner that having access to good internet is important, but I’m writing this segment because we run into...

Scott M. Warner
Connecting Point
2401 17th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
970-356-7224
scott.warner@cpcolorado.com


Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees

As a small business employer, do you know when you are or aren’t required to pay an employee overtime pay or minimum wage?  Do you...

Allyson Rodahl, CPP
Operations Manager/President
allyson.rodahl@payrollvault.com
970-353-0170
payrollvault.com
1703 61st Ave, Suite 101
Greeley, CO 80634


Benefits of Leasing or Renting Your Technology Equipment

he next time you begin to consider acquiring technology equipment such as computers, servers, networking equipment or other items, you will probably be approached with...

Ted Warner
President, Connecting Point
2401 17th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
970-356-7224
twarner@cpcolorado.com


Peace of Mind While You Travel

Today, more and more people are traveling abroad for business and pleasure. You can now purchase an insurance policy that provides coverage, services and resources...

Lynda Mitch
Personal Insurance Account Executive
(970) 356-0123
LMitch@floodpeterson.com


Why CPA Firms Dislike Processing Payroll

Last year, a Fort Collins CPA accounting firm concluded that although they loved their business clients, they wanted to transition the payroll processing out of...

Zane Glover
325 Cherry Street, Suite 110
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
970-924-1011
www.payrollvault.com


Adverse Possession: Losing the Farm Without Even Knowing It

Did you know that, under Colorado statute, someone can obtain title to your land without paying for it? Under the doctrine of adverse possession, if...

Lia Szasz
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
lszasz@nocoattorneys.com
1812 56th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
970-330-6700


Care Managers Help Seniors and Their Families

Being a caregiver for an older adult can be challenging.  Knowing how to navigate the health care system is crucial.  This is especially true as...

Anna Von Dreele, MSW
Care Manager
Columbine Health Systems
802 W Drake Road, Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 619-0082


Are You The Controlling Type?

If so, and you own property on which tenants engage in certain regulated activities, you should consider consulting a specialist for a little preventive care...

John A. Kolanz
Partner
 Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
2725 Rocky Mountain Avenue, Suite 320
Loveland, CO  80538
970-663-7300
JKolanz@nocoattorneys.com
www.nocoattorneys.com


Potential for Hay Fires – Are You Adequately Covered?

Unfortunately, the agricultural industry has a heightened exposure to hay fires this time of year. As we move later into the summer months the temperatures...

Brian Schiller
Agribusiness Risk Advisor
(970)356-0123
BSchiller@floodpeterson.com


Keep Your UI Rate Low

Did you know that the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) requires all employers with at least one employee to carry Unemployment Insurance (UI)? ...

Carol McElwain
970.682.6603
carol.mcelwain@payrollvault.com
375 E Horsetooth Rd #2‐101
Fort Collins, CO 80525


How Big of a Concern Should Cyber Security Be In 2018?

Whether they realize it or not, all businesses have a door to the digital world.  Not every organization conducts business through digital channels, but all...

Andy Warner
Business Consultant
2401 17th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
(970) 356-7224 Main line
(970) 395-9823 Direct line
awarner@cpcolorado.com
www.cpcolorado.com


New Mercer Commons Memory Care Offers Life to the Fullest

New Mercer Commons offers both assisted living and assisted memory care.   Our memory care provides residents a supportive and save environment where they can...

Gina Digiallonardo
Administrator
New Mercer Commons
900 Centre Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-495-1000
www.columbinehealth.com


Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Last year, nearly 27,000 charges of sexual harassment were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This number doesn’t include charges filed with state...

Zane Glover
325 Cherry Street, Suite 110
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
970-924-1011
www.payrollvault.com


No Home Owner Responsibilities, Take Charge of your Life!

Life’s weekly maintenance responsibilities are demanding; you have been mowing, shoveling snow, completing household repairs, and maintaining exterior upkeep on your home for as long...

Chelsea Ebert
Manager
Westwood & Columbine Patio Homes
970-460-5000
www.columbinehealth.com


What is Probate (and How Can I Avoid It)?

Though a large percentage of Americans go through the probate process (and some will go through it several times), they are often completely unfamiliar with...

Brynne Gant
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
1812 56th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
970-330-6700
bgant@nocoattorneys.com
www.nocoattorneys.com


Farm Liability – Are you covered?

Farm equipment is one of a farmer’s largest investments. Sometimes the largest. That is what makes farm tractor insurance and other insurance so important to...

Tim Rennau
Agribusiness Risk Advisor
(970) 356-0123
TRennau@floodpeterson.com


The Importance of a Personal Umbrella Policy

Distractions while driving can occur everyday and seem to be everywhere; this can include text messages, phone calls, a quick meal on the road, all...

Melissa Clary
970-682-6600
375 E. Horsetooth Rd, Suite 2-101
Fort Collins CO 80525
melissa.clary@payrollvault.com


Work/Family Boundaries: Your Attorney Can Help

As a litigator in a business law firm, I have seen the best and worst of family businesses. When they work, they work great, for...

Christian J. Schulte
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
1812 56th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80634
970-330-6700
cschulte@nocoattorneys.com
www.nocoattorneys.com


Why Should I Choose Columbine Health Systems?

Health care is personal.  It is up close.  Health care matters.  When we think of our own health care needs, we want to have close...

Yvonne Myers
Health Systems Director
Columbine Health Systems
802 W. Drake Road, Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-482-0198


Surprising Scope of Asbestos Regulation

Most know that asbestos is bad stuff.  However, building owners are often surprised to learn that federal and state asbestos requirements can capture routine activities...

John Kolanz
2725 Rocky Mountain Avenue, Suite 320,
Loveland 970-663-7300
jkolanz@nocoattorneys.com


Stay Safe during the long Colorado Winter

For most Coloradoans, we understand that this time of year can bring extremely cold and snowy weather conditions throughout the winter months. It is important...

Jamie May, CIC
Risk Advisor
(970)356-0123
JMay@floodpeterson.com


Importance of having a payroll expert in your corner

Recently, a business contacted us because they wanted to outsource payroll.  This business had been using an online service that was an add-on to their...

Dean Rodahl
970-353-0170
1703 61st Ave. Suite 101
Greeley, CO 80634
dean.rodahl@payrollvault.com


Take Your First Step in the Health Care Field

Have you wondered about working in health care?  Do you enjoy relationships with the older adults in your life?  Have a passion for helping others,...

Joyce Saffel
Human Resources Director
Columbine Health Systems
802 W. Drake Road, Suite 105
970-492-6230


Don’t Get Caught in the Storm

Many insurers have begun reducing their exposure to catastrophic losses by selling insurance policies with special deductibles for storm damage. Most condominium association master policies...

Brandy Natalzia
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
2725 Rocky Mountain Avenue, Suite 320
Loveland, CO 80538
970-663-7300
bnatalzia@nocoattorneys.com


Facilitate Training to Safeguard Your Company Brand

An organization’s brand is the “personality” of the company – essentially who the company is. Establishing and protecting this brand is an important aspect of...

Tarah Wallace
Business Development
Coordinator
(970)356-0123
TWallace@floodpeterson.com


Are You Using the Correct Payroll Forms for New Hires?

Were you aware that there are large penalties assessed for using incorrect payroll forms? For example, on 7/17/2017 an updated Form I‐9 was released. Employers...

Carol McElwain
970.682.6603
carol.mcelwain@payrollvault.com
375 E Horsetooth Rd #2‐101
Fort Collins, CO 80525


What are Infusion Services?

Infusion therapy involves the administration of medications through a needle or catheter.  It is prescribed when a patient’s condition is too severe to be treated...

Rebecca S Nemechek, RPh
Director
Poudre Infusion Therapy, LLC
915 Centre Ave. Suite #3
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-494-2130


Brokering Equality

33.8%.  This is the pay gap between male and female commercial real estate brokers according to a 2015 CREW Network Benchmark Study. That means, in...

Jennifer Peters
jpeters@nocoattorneys.com
970-330-6700
2725 Rocky Mountain Avenue, Suite 320
Loveland, CO 80538


Advantages of ‘Pay-as-You-Go’ Workers’ Comp

Is there a solution to the high startup fees and yearly audit surprises of traditional workers comp? We had a new payroll client come to...

Zane Glover
325 Cherry Street, Suite 110
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
970-924-1011


Columbine Medical Equipment in Windsor

Columbine Health Systems, in 2012, opened Columbine Commons, assisted living, and Columbine Commons Health & Rehab, a skilled nursing facility in Windsor.  Simultaneously, we opened...

Andrew Forrester
Logistics Manager
Columbine Medical Equipment
1455 Main Street
Windsor, CO 80550
970-460-9205


Fall Agriculture Fire Safety

As we move into the fall months, the temperatures can still be high and Colorado often experiences less moisture.  The agricultural industry has a heightened...

Brian Schiller, CIC
Vice President
BSchiller@floodpeterson.com
(970)356-0123


Who are you going to pay to spend time with your children?

The CEO of a large public company recently started a speech with this opening line. What a powerful question! Many tasks can be outsourced; spending...

Dean Rodahl
970-353-0170
1703 61st Ave. Suite 101
Greeley, CO 80634
dean.rodahl@payrollvault.com


Some things just don’t age well …

Unlike a fine wine, leases can leave a bad taste in your mouth if simply left on a shelf. Whether you are a commercial or...

Brandy Natalzia
bnatalzia@nocoattorneys.com
970-663-7300
2725 Rocky Mountain Avenue, Suite 320
Loveland, CO 80538


Craft Brewery Safety

With the continued growth in the craft brewery industry, it is critical that a increased focus is placed on safety and the development of a...

Nick Roe
Sales Executive
970-266-8710
NRoe@floodpeterson.com


Providers Accepting Medicare Assignment Means Lower Costs

To “accept assignment” means your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. If they do not...

Heather McNeill
General Manager
Columbine Medical Equipment
802 W. Drake Road, Suite 123
Fort Collins, CO 80526
1455 Main Street
Windsor, CO 80550
970-221-1453


Westwood Patio Homes: The Fences Are Down!!!

All construction fences are down and Phase II is now complete! Our leased, 34 mid-century modern patio homes provide open floor plans with an emphasis...

Ashlee J. Clay
Community Liaison
Westwood Patio Homes
301 14th Street
Windsor, CO 80550
970-460-5000
FAX: 970-482-9148


Taking Control of your Employee Benefits Program

Most small and mid-sized businesses today use the traditional fully funded health insurance model to cover their employees. With that many have experienced double digit...

Ethan Merk
Benefits Executive
EMerk@floodpeterson.com
(970)356-0123


Partners in Health & Wellness

The Health & Wellness Partnership is celebrating the third year of providing quality health and wellness programming at city recreation centers throughout Fort Collins. Together,...

Diane Horak
Program Manager
1200 Raintree Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-221-6785
diane.horak@columbinehealth.com


The Importance of a Personal Umbrella Policy

Distractions while driving can occur everyday and seem to be everywhere; this can include text messages, phone calls, a quick meal on the road, all...

Lynda Mitch, CIC, AAI
Personal Insurance
Account Executive
(970)356-0123
LMitch@floodpeterson.com


Employee Handbooks – A Great Tool For All Employers

Whether for profit, non-profit, or public sector, employee handbooks are a great tool that should not be overlooked. Although an employer is not required by...

Lee Morehead
Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC
970-330-6700
lmorehead@nocoattorneys.com
www.nocoattorneys.com