There has been another round of fraudulent letters issued to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) contractors and potential contractors purporting to be issued by DOT. This new string of letters appears to be from the “U.S. Department of Transportation Procurement Office” and signed by a fictitious name of “Julie Weynel – Senior Procurement Officer.” The letters» Read Full Article
R&R’s decades of bonding experience throughout the state of Wisconsin have enabled us to simplify the bonding selection process for our customers. We base our standards off of a simple S.C.O.R.E card. S = Service: a staff fully dedicated to the daily service of bond needs and a commitment to excellence…24/7 C = Capacity: we have the» Read Full Article
Business owners know that having a trusted advisor network – your attorney, banker, accountant and insurance agent – is very important for making critical business decisions. For owners in the construction industry, it’s even more important to make sure that the CPA you choose is someone with an emphasis in construction, or someone at least» Read Full Article
In the past, business owners may never have thought they needed to have a bonding program. But with today’s economy, tightened restrictions on banks and an unstable marketplace, a bonding program has never been more important. It could mean the difference between getting a job or being overlooked…learn more in this quick video:
A recent article in Lawn & Landscape advises that DuPont Professional Products has cautioned lawn care operators of the damage to conifers and other trees potentially caused by the use of the herbicide Imprelis™. Click here to read the online article in Lawn & Landscape.
Contract Bond underwriters traditionally screen potential bond customers (contractors) on the basics of 3 C’s Capacity, Character and Credit. The 3 C’s are usually defined as: Capacity: to complete the work, the resources of manpower, equipment and track record of completing work in the category of the work contemplated. Character: the background and history of the» Read Full Article
In June, 2011, OSHA will implement their new residential fall protection rules. This short video explains a common sense approach to comply with these new rules. A copy of the new rules can be obtained by visiting www.OSHA.gov. This video addresses how these new rules affect the obligations of the general contractor. These rules apply» Read Full Article
The SBA has in place a Surety Bond Guarantee Program which helps contractors qualify for bonding. This offer will reduce risk for the bonding company, and will enable more contractors to qualify. R&R bonding division is available for any bonding needs or questions you might have. Contact our bond knowledgebroker Jay Zahn for more information. This plan offers assistance» Read Full Article