Archive for February 2015

How to offer a killer employee benefits package on a budget


Employee benefits packages are powerful recruitment and retention tools – and for many employers, they’re essential for Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance. That said, great benefits often come with a hefty price tag, accounting for as much as one-third of payroll costs, plus the time and labor to administer them. What’s the solution? How can…

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The no-tears solution to new ACA reporting requirements


Employers have been coming to terms with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for a few years now, but this is the year the rubber meets the road. With the ACA’s shared responsibility provisions in place, employers face a host of new reporting requirements for 2015. Here’s a brief refresher: ACA Reporting 101…

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When Benefits and HR Administration Converge, Employers Win


Simple. Intuitive. Hassle-free. Cost-saving. These are words you don’t hear often from employers discussing their benefits and HR administration. Juggling the requirements of employee benefits, hiring, training, workers’ compensation, payroll, COBRA, and HR information systems has been a growing challenge for employers for decades. And, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the…

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