Taking the leap to bring a business idea into fruition is one of the most admirable characteristics of small business owners. Read more
With unemployment at near-record lows and consumer confidence high, small business owners have a lot to celebrate. But will a shortage of qualified employees keep entrepreneurs from capitalizing on economic opportunities?
Many employers are learning the hard way that mistakes made during the hiring process can result in costly and time-consuming discrimination claims. Read these real-life cases which highlight some employment-law blunders and their high cost to companies.
The quality of your employees can differentiate your business. So, how can you turn your business into a talent magnet? Consider offering a 401(k) plan. Read more
Do you ever hit snags when handling time off for salaried employees? There are specific guidelines surrounding pay deductions for salaried, exempt employees. Read the more common situations — and what you should do to stay on the right side of the law.
Although the ongoing efforts of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has cast doubt on the controversial law’s future, the IRS’ stance is clear. At the close of 2017, the Affordable Care Act still stands – and the IRS has sophisticated support systems in place to fully enforce it.
2017 has come and gone, and I’ll bet you’re already forging onward into 2018 with much to do and many goals to reach. Whether you’re working on launching a company or running an existing business, there never seem to be enough hours in the day.
Staying on top of complex and continual changing HR regulations is challenging, but a self-audit can help you avoid costly lawsuits or penalties due to non-compliance or misconduct. Here are three specific HR areas you should include in your audit based on recent trends.