Blog Posts in HR

Now Is the Time to Update the Company Handbook
Your company handbook represents an easy way to communicate certain things relating to payroll, benefits, workplace rules, company policies, etc. And if your company is like most others, your policies change from time to time. Those changes require...Read more
Easy Ways to Save on Health Insurance Costs
Wouldn't it be great if the cost of health insurance benefits fell all by itself? Since that is not likely to happen, the only way for you to save money is to be proactive. You can do just that by implementing a number of strategies that encourage...Read more
HR and Payroll Trends to Watch for in 2017
The past 12 months have certainly been interesting. From the political landscape to a slowly recovering economy to ongoing concerns about the Affordable Care Act, businesses have had a lot on their plates. For many, closing the door on 2016 is a...Read more
It's Good When Year-End Reviews Lead to Higher Payroll
It's that time of year again when middle managers start thinking about year-end performance reviews. From mid-November through the end of December, they will march their employees in, one by one, to sit down and talk about their accomplishments over...Read more
What You Need to Know about the EIN
The employee identification number (EIN) is one of the most important numbers for payroll and tax purposes. Any business owner with at least one employee – as opposed to working as a sole proprietor – has to have an EIN for tax reporting purposes...Read more
6 Things to Know About State Retirement Mandates
The results of numerous online surveys all come to the same conclusion: the number one thing people worry about is retirement savings. Yet, it’s reported that 1 in 3 workers don’t have any money set aside for retirement. Taking a cue from this...Read more
There is a lot to love about owning and operating a small business. Keeping track of all of the costs is not one of them. In fact, one of the few downsides of being self-employed as a business owner is having to put the time and effort into keeping...Read more