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Breaking News!

January 18, 2019

BOB VOTING NOW OPEN!

Once again, Vermont Business Magazine is polling their readers for the best stand-out businesses in the Green Mountain State. Which businesses in Vermont offer the best service and products? Which businesses do our readers consider the Best of Business in Vermont? TAKE THE SURVEY and tell us who you believe deserves a 2019 BOB (Best of Business) Award. Categories include: best employee benefit agency, best restaurant for a business lunch, best credit union and best concrete company to name a few.

We have the best clients and so we will be voting for you! We hope to get your vote too!

Voting ends March 5th.


Breaking News!

November 5, 2018

The 2019 Vermont Worksite Wellness Awards Application Now Open

Click here to access the online application. Applications are due on January 31, 2019. There are some exciting changes to the application this year. These changes are intended to make the application a more meaningful process for your organization.  By February 15th, applicants will be notified of award status by employer size group* in one of the following categories:

  • Governor’s Rising Star in Worksite Wellness

  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Worksite Wellness Bronze

  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Worksite Wellness Silver

  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Worksite Wellness Gold

*Small employers – 1-100 employees; Medium employers –101-499 employees; Large employers – 500+ employees

The award ceremony will take place at the 2019 Worksite Wellness Conference - to be held on March 21st, 2019. Registration for the event will open in January. Please check here for updates. Contact ashwinee.kulkarni@vermont.gov with any questions, or for information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at the conference.


Better Benefits. Better People.
Better for Your Business.

A key component to every successful business is its ability to find and retain great employees—after all, they’re the ones that help keep your business moving every day. One of the best ways for you to do this is to offer your employees a competitive benefits package as a form of compensation.

With a staff of 23 in our Employee Benefits Division, we are spread throughout Vermont in Chittenden, Bennington, Orange, Windsor, Windham and Rutland Counties and in Keene, NH. At The Richards Group, we understand how important it is to strike the right balance between what you provide for your employees and how much it affects your company’s bottom line. That’s why we’ll work with you as a partner and extension of your team to develop a comprehensive and affordable employee benefits program that will give you a strong, competitive edge. As the region's leading resource to help you understand the effects of healthcare reform and its' implications, we're here to help.  Our strategy is uniquely focused to help make your organization a Best Place to Work.  The Richards Group and many of our clients hold this endorsement.  Using a steering wheel approach, we pilot our clients 360 degrees navigating risk management, compliance, work site wellness, human resources, payroll and leadership development.




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