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Warmest Wishes this Holiday Season!

Posted in: Uncategorized | Posted by Rebecca Ingram on December 24, 2015

And so it is Christmas… a festive time for presents and parties, for connecting and catching up, for good food with good friends and family; it is also a time for giving and sharing, a time for thinking of others and of those less fortunate, a time to be grateful for all that we have and a time to reflect on all we have done throughout the year. BCL Consulting is pleased to continue to provide support to our community through service, volunteer and participation initiatives at Christmas and throughout the year. We are proud to continue our service work in the community this time of year by participating in the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign in Calgary, and sponsoring families through the Christmas Bureau Hamper in Edmonton. Beyond Christmas, our staff is involved with Meals on Wheels in Calgary and Sherwood Park on weekly basis, helping deliver meals to […]

How can the PIR Program Reduce the WCB Premium for my Company ?

Posted in: Claims Costs,WCB Premium Reduction | Posted by Rebecca Ingram on December 9, 2015

As 2015 winds down and the start of a new year looms ever closer, it is never too late to review WCB premiums and explore ways in which they can be lowered. One of the most effective ways to reduce the WCB premium your company pays is through participation in the Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) program that operates through the combined efforts of the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta (WCB), the Alberta Ministry of Jobs,Skills, Training and Labour (JSTL), industry partners, safety associations, employers and labour groups. The goal of the PIR program is to reduce claims and claims costs through injury prevention and the development and implementation of workplace health, safety and disability management systems. The incentive for employers to participate is recognition by the WCB Alberta, which results in premium refunds based on claim cost performance. Employers’ performance is measured in three ways: a Certificate of Recognition […]

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