Coronavirus: tips for companies

Coronavirus: tips for companies

Maybe the Coronavirus will pass us by, or maybe it will have a huge impact on our community, we just don’t know. What should you, as an employer, do to prepare? How can you ensure a healthy and safe workplace and how do you prevent loss of business?

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Help, hackers shut down the company

Help, hackers shut down the company

Wilson owns a trading company. The company has 15 employees. At the end of last year, his company was shut down by hackers. The computers were acting "weird" on Monday. Wilson found a strange text message. "It said we had been taken hostage, and all of our files had been encrypted with ransomware," says Wilson.

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Fake emails can shut down your company

Fake emails can shut down your company

Most people think: “A fake e-mail? I would never fall for that.” Think again. Cybercriminals work extremely professionally. Research shows that 30% of fake e-mails received by companies are opened. It’s mainly smaller companies that the criminal organizations like to focus on.

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BestCare feels secure

BestCare feels secure

Zorgwinkel BestCare in Bonaire talks about feeling secure and the risks entrepreneurs need to take to be successful.

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Successful cook Maria develops a taste for entrepreneurship

Successful cook Maria develops a taste for entrepreneurship

Maria can not only cook well; she is also a true entrepreneur. She has been running her own catering company for six months. It started very small. She was cooking meals at home and sold them. Her husband brought the meals to everyone. She got more and more customers. Within a few years her cooking led to a nice, stable income. That got Maria excited, and she decided to expand her business.

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Make safety a priority, even on the road

Make safety a priority, even on the road

William’s boss asks him to use his own car to deliver a package. While on the road, William gets into an accident. Luckily, William walks away with only a few scratches, but his car is badly damaged and is considered a total loss.

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Jose is angry with himself

Jose is angry with himself

A month ago, I spoke to Jose about retirement again, and he had completely changed his opinion. Something bad had happened. Last summer, one of his employees suddenly died from cardiac arrest.

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Retain valuable employees by creating happiness at work

Retain valuable employees by creating happiness at work

Then the truth comes out: he worries about a big decline in business for his company if Evert ever decides to work somewhere else. "If someone offers him a high salary, he may not be able to say "no". Then I will have lost him."

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Crazy about cars, but also headaches that drive you crazy

Crazy about cars, but also headaches that drive you crazy

The paint fumes were bothering me, and I asked if there was no ventilation system. Then one of the guys said: "The door is open, isn’t it?".

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"Don't complain, just keep working"

"Don't complain, just keep working"

Jeffrey is still young and strong, but he coughs like an old man. I say: Do you smoke? “No, I work in construction. There’s dust around me all day.” I say: Why don’t you put on a dust mask?

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Babranis feels secure

Babranis feels secure

Architectural and Engineering Consultancy Bureau Ranis talks about what helps them feel secure. This is a family business: 3 brothers and their dad work in the construction industry. They create building plans and assist their clients all the way through to the construction phase.

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Health Care Laboratory St. Maarten feels secure

Health Care Laboratory St. Maarten feels secure

Mr. Van der Dijs, Clinical Pathologist and Managing Director at the St. Maarten Health Care Laboratory, talks about his experience with Hurricane Irma (September 2017) and how quickly ENNIA processed his damage claims.

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