Ordinance 31181 – Dallas Businesses Must Provide Employees Paid Sick Pay

The city of Dallas has passed ordinance 31181 on April 24th, 2019 to improve the health, safety, and welfare of employees who work and reside in the city of Dallas. This additional ordinance focuses on “Earned Paid Sick Time” which requires local employers to establish and implement a written paid sick time policy within their employee handbooks.  This added requirement allows employees to take leave for work to take care of themselves or a “close family member”. Furthermore, employees have more flexibility…

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Payroll Outsourcing Costs Businesses Money: 9 Risk Factors to Consider

  I have heard the phrase “price is not everything” many times in my life. I've been told that being cheap often sometimes will “get you what you paid for.” The most profound piece of advice that I received about spending money came from an old man in passing. I was debating if I should save a few dollars and buy some fast food from a drive-through dollar menu or visit a small-town gourmet burger restaurant. The man said to me, “If…

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Save On Employee Health Insurance Costs by Self Insuring

Self Funded Health Insurance Plans Reduce Company Costs We are often led to believe that risk is bad and nothing good can come of it. It's commonly associated with being a victim of identity theft, loss of property, or losing your invested investment portfolio overnight. This kind of thinking ultimately results in thousands of dollars a month to hundreds of thousands of dollars being wasted annually. These companies that I am referencing in this post are all relatively small businesses ranging from…

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11 Reasons Why Businesses Change Payroll Services

What are the factors that cause business owners to change payroll providers? Talking with small business owners about what they like about one payroll company over another varies greatly depending on their individual philosophy, experience and core values. Allow me to list just list a few reasons that cause organizations to switch their payroll software and talk about payroll business solutions business owners value. Let's look at a few key factors that a big deal to everyone: Quality Payroll Price -   Paying…

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Payroll 101: How to Outsource Payroll

Managing payroll is one of the fundamentals of running a small business with employees. It's also one of the most arduous tasks, which is why most businesses like to outsource payroll. Hiring a professional to take care of your payroll used to be a much more expensive affair. Today, there are tons of payroll outsourcing companies that tailor their services to smaller businesses. If you're thinking about outsourcing your payroll so you can focus on the other fundamentals of your business but aren't sure…

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How to Generate New Business Leads That Actually Matter
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How to Generate New Business Leads That Actually Matter

The United States will spend a whopping $120 billion on digital marketing by the year 2021. Generation of new business leads is part of this progressive growth in the use of digital advertising to push goods and services. The idea of generating leads is no longer alien to digital marketers, considering the growing access to personal information. However, a more salient question is how to generate leads that matter. With the ever-changing scope of customer-related preferences and interests, it may be needful…

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Driving HR Efficiencies With Technology

Improving workplace efficiency is about helping employees work smarter, not harder. Fortunately, in today's world, technology can help improve efficiency and productivity in the workplace—especially for HR professionals. No matter the size of the company, its needs can feel overwhelming for HR leaders, especially when they are faced with normal factors like team vacations and evolving role duties. And with many organizations increasing the use of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is increasing pressure for organizations and employees to adopt…

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How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace
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How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

  Each presidential transition brings changes to the Human Capital Management landscape. When President Donald Trump took office in 2016, he overturned or revised many of his predecessor’s federal regulations, a common trend between administrations of opposing parties. It is also something likely to continue under President-elect Joe Biden. With any legislative change—regardless of intent or outcome—employers must adapt quickly or risk penalties. This can mean redrafting internal policies, recategorizing workers, changing organizational priorities, rewriting employee handbooks, and any other HR responsibility.…

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Payroll 101: Calculating Payroll Liabilities

Are you interested in calculating payroll your liabilities? Well, that can be quite a daunting activity, but that's only if you don't know what you're doing. On-premise, tax liabilities come in a variety of forms, which means it can be hard to keep track of them all. Not to mention, ensuring that your company is tax compliant. In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about payroll tax. So that you can make an educated decision when it comes…

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