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May is Protect me from MAYhem month

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May is Protect me from MAYhem month. When was the last time you took a serious look at the risk management of your gym?   The term “risk management”  probably involves more than you think.   From analyzing your lease, to creating a specific protocol for reporting incidents and following up on claims.   Here are some other areas […]

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Why You Need a Small Group Training Plan

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In recent months, I recommended creating small group personal training sessions (SGPT) as an option to having personal trainers as independent contractors at your health club.  The issue of independent contractors is not the only reason to consider this approach.  The logistics might be daunting at first but managers, health club owners, and most importantly, […]

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Ken Reinig Publishes First Part in New Article Series Outlining the Differences Between Health Club Employees and Independent Contractors

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, evaluates the risks involved in hiring independent contractors.  Lakewood, Co – July 3, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published the first in a two-part series on the importance of understanding the differences between an independent contractor and a health club employee. The article, titled […]

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And You Thought You Were Safe Part I: What Club Owner’s Need to Know About Independent Contractors

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If you are a club owner that currently uses independent contractors to run your personal training and/or group exercise classes, I highly recommend that you Google “Independent Contractor vs. Employee”. Here are just a few gems from the Small Business Administration’s website to clarify the distinction: An Independent Contractor: – Operates under a business name […]