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Holiday Greetings – From All of Us to All of You!

Posted in: Workplace | Posted by Rebecca Ingram on December 22, 2017

‘Tis the season… the annual 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. As we head into our 30th year in business, BCL Consulting is pleased to continue to provide support to a number of charitable organizations through volunteer and participation initiatives not only at Christmas but throughout the year. We are proud to continue our service work in the community during the holiday season by participating in the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign in Calgary, and sponsoring families through the Christmas Bureau Hamper in Edmonton. This year, as an alternative to giving out client appreciation […]

10 Things to Check on Your 2018 WCB Premium Rate Statement

Posted in: Claims Costs,WCB Law,WCB Premium Reduction | Posted by Rebecca Ingram on December 5, 2017

If you haven’t seen it already, your 2018 Premium Rate Statement should be available shortly. This statement not only advises you of the WCB Premium rate you have been assessed for the coming year but provides you with the information used to calculate your rate. According to current information, WCB 2018 premium rates in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia will remain the same or drop from the 2017 levels. The rate setting process is complex and even the smallest change in the data used can have a significant impact on the amount of premiums you pay. Therefore, it is important to consider the following questions while reviewing your statement: Is your Company name/address correct? Have your operations or business changed? Are you classified in the most appropriate Industry? Has your Industry Code changed? Are you being assessed a surcharge? For Alberta employers, are you also paying a Poor Performance […]

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