Compliance Update: IRS Extends Deadlines for 2015 ACA Information Reporting Requirements

2023-04-17T12:44:31-04:00December 29th, 2015|2015, Employee Benefits Legislation|

Over the past year, we have seen many aspects of the Affordable Care Act be delayed or  modified, due to the push back from businesses, individuals, and lawmakers. Below is a compliance update as the IRS extends deadlines for [...]

5 Tips on Educating Your Employees About Their Benefits

2023-04-17T12:44:34-04:00November 9th, 2015|2015, Employee Benefits|

The current employee benefits landscape is a challenging one for employers. In fact, it is becoming an administrative nightmare with all the new regulations, taxes, penalties, and countless hours of paperwork. Employers are looking to benefits as a new way [...]

Offering Voluntary Benefits: A Strategy for Better Cost Control

2023-04-17T12:44:34-04:00October 27th, 2015|2015, Voluntary Benefits|

Open enrollment is rapidly approaching and employers are looking to a variety of voluntary benefits to bolster employee benefit packages and fill the gaps left by high-deductible health plans. Because of rising health costs and efforts to avoid triggering [...]

It’s Time for Your Health Insurance Renewal. Is Your Business Prepared?

2023-04-17T12:44:35-04:00October 26th, 2015|2015, Small Business Health Insurance|

Small businesses are faced with their biggest challenge ever regarding their health insurance. Thousands of small business owners must comply with requirements of the health care law for the first time. Most don’t even know where to begin. Companies with [...]

Safety Tips: Nine Tips to Ensure your Car Is Ready for Winter Weather

2023-04-17T12:44:36-04:00October 19th, 2015|2015, Employee Wellness Programs|

As we ease our way through autumn, still enjoying the warm days and benefitting from the nice sleeping temperature of the cool nights, many want to pretend that the winter weather isn’t going to come. But, with winter weather [...]

Techniques for Supervisors to Address Safety Mistakes and Unsafe Behaviors

2023-04-17T12:42:37-04:00October 12th, 2015|2015, Workers Compensation|

We have all been told we have areas to improve while in the workplace. Feedback is one of the most important parts of improving work culture and employee performance. One of the most difficult tasks a supervisor must perform [...]

ACA Update: Could Be Major Win For Small Businesses Providing Health Insurance

2023-04-17T12:42:38-04:00October 2nd, 2015|2015, Employee Benefits Legislation|

The House Sept. 28 passed legislation that would keep the current definition of small group health plans at 50 or fewer employees, thus preventing a major and burdensome part of the Affordable Care Act from taking effect.  Legislation that [...]

Tailgating While Driving is More Risky Than You Think

2023-04-17T12:42:38-04:00October 1st, 2015|2015, Employee Wellness Programs|

When you're driving, few things are worse than being stuck behind someone who drives painfully slow. All of us have experienced the frustration of traveling behind slow-moving vehicles. Under these conditions, many drivers are tempted to follow more closely than [...]