Construction Safety Rules from OSHA You Really Can’t Ignore

Everyone knows that OSHA can be a real nightmare for construction site managers. Nobody wants to get hit by an audit, and if you’re in violation of their regulations, you can even lose your license to practice and your ability to get bonded. In truth, however, all of this is designed to protect bo...

Tips for Avoiding an OSHA Audit in Your Construction Business

No construction company wants to get stuck with an OSHA audit. It’s a nightmare and it usually means that somewhere, somebody accused you of violating a safety regulation. It’s even worse when you don’t know what you may have done wrong. As if it’s not enough of a hassle to deal with your bi...

Preparing for September’s Bond Renewal Deadline

Some surety bonds expire on September 30. That deadline is coming quickly, and if you have one of these bonds you’ll need to make sure you have everything in order to renew before that deadline approaches so you can continue to conduct business legally. It’s vital to have your bond renewal in pl...

Four Crucial Factors to Consider When Shopping for a Surety Bond

Surety bonds are not all created equal. Companies requiring surety bonding must be certain that the bonds they get have the features they need to conduct business, and they should also look for a positive experience from their bonding agency. Price is one consideration, but so is speed and service r...

2017 Construction Industry Trends: What to Expect

All in all, 2016 was not a terrible year for construction. Our economy is well on its way to recovery from the 2008 recession, but construction starts, which often telegraph the trajectory for future economic growth, showed more modest gains than expected. Total construction projects in 2016 were va...

A Strong Relationship with a CPA Is a Powerful Asset for Construction Firms

Too many people treat accounting services as a vending-machine-type interaction. Insert money, tell it what you want, and out pops a completed tax return or structured investment portfolio. These services are undeniably valuable and important, but getting the most out of your accounting relationship...