Blog Posts in Small Business

Cloud based payroll technology
Our sales team spends a lot of time talking with potential clients about online payroll in the cloud. There is this disconnect between payroll processing and cloud computing that business owners and managers cannot seem to get over, which is one of...Read more
Don't be guilty of Ignorance
The introduction of new overtime rules in 2016 under the Obama administration's Department of Labor shined an unpleasant light on a problem that has existed within the American workforce for as long as anyone can remember. The problem is one of...Read more
401k retirement plans yield different results
Here at BenefitMall, we partner with a well-known financial services company to provide innovative 401(k) plans to our clients. They can then offer those plans to their employees as part of a comprehensive benefits package. In light of that, it is...Read more
The business news media has been awash with stories about overtime pay ever since the previous administration introduced new rules to make more workers eligible for the extra pay. As such, companies have been implementing policy changes to make sure...Read more
Employee Wasted Time
Business owners and managers are always on the lookout for ways to eliminate waste. The restaurant owner may take a more cautious approach to ordering fresh produce so as to minimize spoilage and the waste it generates. A tool and die company might...Read more
If you are the owner of a franchise operation, you have yet another reason to consider working with BenefitMall to handle your payroll processing. A recent rash of court decisions combined with vague federal and state regulations is causing...Read more
Freelance report more freelancers earning six figures.
We have used previous blog posts to discuss how employees are classified for payroll purposes. There is a definite, but ambiguous, distinction between genuine employees and independent contractors. Genuine employees are afforded certain rights and...Read more
Suggestions for Improving Time and Attendance Tracking
As a nationwide payroll service provider with specialized solutions for the restaurant and construction industries, we recognize that many small companies in these two industries struggle with tracking time and attendance. Their struggles are very...Read more
How to Choose a Payroll Schedule
The minute a small business hires its first employee above and beyond ownership is the minute ownership must start thinking about payroll. Who will process payroll? Will payroll be handled digitally or manually? How often will employees be paid? The...Read more
What the Comp Time Bill May Mean for You
In early May 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 in the hope of giving both employers and their workers new ways of handling compensation for overtime hours. The bill passed mainly along party...Read more