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Ten years ago, an economic crisis hit law firms sharply enough to compel a new pace of firmwide change and innovation. The new health and economic crisis of 2020 may have the same effect on the coming decade, making overhead and operational cost structures a…

There has been a surge in demand for office supplies as newly remote workers set up their home offices. However, not all companies are paying or offering to pay for remote office products. Today’s most pressing office product question: Who pays for home office expenses…

FedEx or UPS? That’s a question asked daily in mailrooms and shipping departments around the country. Most companies have relationships with both, and good shipping clerks know which one to use based on needs and circumstances. The two carriers have become similar, yet each one…

Background checks have moved into the foreground with the recent tragedy at valve manufacturer Henry Pratt Company. In a shooting at the company’s Aurora, Illinois facility, several people were wounded and five Pratt employees lost their lives, including the gunman, who was being terminated the…

Bracing for the possibility of a hard Brexit (the United Kingdom leaving both the EU and its single market), UK businesses who work with outside suppliers are taking efforts to manage risks related to Brexit uncertainty.   Such efforts include renegotiating vendor contracts, offering additional…

Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) expenses often fly under the radar and for that reason tend to be easily ignored. MRO expenditures are those purchases that fall under the category of indirect spend and include things like cleaning products, safety equipment, maintenance supplies, spare parts,…