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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17 Frequently Asked Questions About Payroll Services 
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17 Frequently Asked Questions About Payroll Services 

We have a lot of small businesses that reach out to us and ask us questions about payroll, and we wanted to make sure there is one resource you can access that answers all questions about outsourced payroll services. Before making the decision to change who you use for payroll processing, ensure that you select a company that fits your current needs, and can grow with you in the future.  Here is a list of the top questions people ask when considering…

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Why You Shouldn’t Keep Customers Waiting and How Route Planning Software Can Help

The biggest problem facing any industry that is required to go to the customer's location is that people are becoming increasingly impatient. A survey sponsored by Interparcel out of the UK found that 50% of Brits admitted to becoming more impatient in the past 5 years. While it’s no surprise that patience is waning in our society, there are ways to monitor and measure customer satisfaction, and also improve the accuracy of your daily schedules. When you are a delivery company or…

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Content Marketing Strategies That Improve Automotive Sales

When we conduct our initial consultation with small businesses that reach out to us, we notice that all businesses have the same core problems. Large or small, millions of dollars in revenue or thousands of dollars in revenue, we hear the same complaints. Surprisingly, everyone complains about how they need to generate revenue and implement a marketing strategy that works better.

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Marketing Your Business During A Recession

If you’re your primary growth model for your business was through word of mouth or through channels that were not digital, you’ll likely experience a larger decline in business than those that have a strong online presence through search engines like google and google maps. Your business model must have many legs to stand on. Instead of walking like a human, you have to be more like a spider and have multiple channels of revenue. With the coronavirus becoming a pandemic and…

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Payroll 101: How to Pay Employees in a Small Business

Small businesses are the breath of fresh air in this economy. They could be the ones to make your favorite cup of coffee before work or the only places you trust to receive personalized customer service. With every smile and simple greeting you get walking into a small business, you become that much happier. Just like every other business, income and happy employees keep the engine running. One of the best ways to keep an employee happy is to have a payroll company…

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