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Choosing a 401(k) Plan for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

Retirement plansIf you do not offer a 401(k) plan to your employees, it could be hurting your business. Employees expect the “big three” core benefits – health insurance, paid time off and a retirement assis

Choosing Value-Added Payroll & HR Services for Your Small Business

Payroll and HR services for small businessesPayroll and HR services can be invaluable for helping small businesses tackle some of the most complex challenges they face. Although these services can be highly cost-effective, especially as comp

The Complex Issue of Sexual Harassment Claims in the Workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplaceThe #MeToo movement has brought renewed attention to an issue that has been of serious concern to employers for decades: workplace sexual harassment. It has also provided the confidence that many empl

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Hiring Independent Contractors

Understanding the differences between independent contractors and employeesThe explosive growth of the so-called gig economy has many employers eager to explore the use of independent contractors. Although many companies – especially small to medium-sized businesses –

Human Resources & the Employee Handbook: Do You Have One?

Human resources and employee handbooksHuman resources is a topic that’s fraught with potential financial risk and legal liability for your business. Consequently, you must do everything you can to protect yourself and the company’s fu