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March 28th, 2017

Your Staffing contractors now have general liability insurance for up to $10 million

General Liability Insurance reduces risks to your financesWe have increased our general liability insurance coverage for contractors, temps and temps to hire from $4 million to $10 million to better serve our customers.

One of the pitfalls to hiring a 1099 contractor is that most likely, they do not have general liability insurance, which protects you, their client, and ensures their business continuity. Should they inadvertently damage your equipment or data, you will have to make a claim against your own insurance policy, if possible.

What is General Liability Insurance

General Liability Insurance is a part of the general insurance system of risk financing to protect the purchaser (the “insured”) from the risks of liabilities imposed by lawsuits and similar claims. It protects the insured in the event he or she is sued for claims that come within the coverage of the insurance policy.General liability insurance covers negligence, property damages, personal injury, advertising injury, electronic data, defense costs and possible loss of business.

The Solution

Make sure your 1099s have insurance by putting them on a staffing contract through us. They will get W2s, be eligible for benefits and be covered under workers’ compensation. This will also help avoid an Employment Development Department (EDD) Audit.

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March 14th, 2017

Avoiding an Employment Development Department Audit

Download the list of Employment Development Department trigger

The Employment Development Department (EDD) conducts payroll tax audits of businesses operating in California. Here are some triggers that cause a company to get audited:

  1. The 1099 independent contractor (IC) files an unemployment claim. This creates suspicion because ICs are NOT eligible for unemployment.
  2. The 1099 IC files a workers’ compensation or disability claim against the company. If someone is truly an IC, they should carry workers’ comp and disability insurance on themselves because they are not eligible through an employer.
  3. A worker receives a W-2 and a 1099 Form from the same employer in one year. This happens when they are converted from a 1099 IC to a direct hire of the company. But if they performed the same work as a 1099 IC and a W-2 employee, the IRS may wonder why they were not classified as an employee all along. Read the rest of this entry »
September 20th, 2016

Money Flows Back Into Biotech & PharmaMoney Flows back into life sciences for those looking for funding.

Money flows into life sciences appears to be on the rise.

This past February’s Biotech crash had a ripple effect for many companies. For example, following the crash, clinical trial starts dipped. This is according to CRO Activity Report 2Q 2016 report issued by BioPharm Insight. As an Executive Search firm with an eye out for opportunities where our candidates can make a big difference in pushing science (and investor returns) forward, this downturn has been disconcerting. Read the rest of this entry »

July 12th, 2016

Clinical Research Services

Clinical Research Services help optimize your development timelines, whether your company is developing a biologic, drug or medical device. We offer a range of services to help you achieve your objectives.

We have separate legal entities (staffing, recruiting and CRO). Each helps you solve your Read the rest of this entry »

June 27th, 2016

Brexit and Biotech

Brexit and Biotech don’t mix.

Graph of Brexit and Biotech vs Dow

While the the biotech index is more volatile than the Dow normally, there is a sharper decline today. This is a reflexion of how Biotech will be impacted by Brexit Tweet: a reflexion of how #Biotech will be impacted by #Brexit http://ctt.ec/k24Ua+ #clinicalresearch #clinicaltrials :

  • London is a popular IPO market for many biotechs
  • Some US biotech IPOs have launched in Europe
  • European Medicines Agency (EMA) headquarters is in London
  • Brexit may impact EU companies looking to raise Read the rest of this entry »
May 16th, 2016

Lab Apprentices —Building a Workforce in a Tight Labor Market

Lab Apprentices are now available for CLIA, CAP and 17025 labs in California.
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“We are pleased with [our apprentice] who has been valuable to effectively upgrade our quality control programs, bring a youthful vision and spirit to our workforce, and help us develop a competent team for the future,” said Kevin Kimura of Red Shell Foods, Inc. in Sante Fe Springs, CA.

We are hoping to bring the same satisfaction our food companies have to labs.

Quality is important in all industries, but it is particularly important in Read the rest of this entry »

September 9th, 2013

2013 SBIEC CA Excellence Award
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Congratulations, Med Exec International for receiving the 2013 California Excellence Award given by the Small Business Institute for Excellence Commerce (SBIEC)!

April 23rd, 2013

2013 Women in Science and Technology Conference
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Successfully Build Productive Teams: Manage Personalities While Navigating Workplace Politics

Presented by Rosemarie Christopher, President & CEO of MEIRxRS

UCSD Faculty Club
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Saturday, May 18, 2013
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Register for the conference by May 14th at ~closed~. After registering for the conference, be the first 50 attendee to sign up at http://wist2013.eventbrite.com/ to receive a FREE Discus Work Personality Profile ($35 value) and a 1GB key shaped flashdrive!

September 7th, 2012

WBENC West Conference 2012

Rosemarie Christopher at the WBENC conference

Rosemarie Christopher, President of MEIRxRS and Pamela Eason, President of WBENC

Rosemarie Christopher attended the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) West Conference on September 5-7, 2012 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. MEIRxRS’ family of companies (Med Exec International, Rx Research Staffing and Rx Research Services CRO) are all WBENC certified, the most widely recognized and respected certification in Read the rest of this entry »

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