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How to Boost Employee Wellbeing During Winter

The days are shorter, colder, and gloomier in the wintertime. This can have a negative effect on employee wellbeing, performance, and motivation. For this reason, employee wellbeing should be a company priority during the winter months. Tips for Boosting Employee Wellbeing in Winter Lack of sunshine, seasonal illnesses, shorter days,

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8 Ways To Manage Holiday PTO and Avoid Staffing Stress

Most of your staff will use PTO to take time off over the holidays. Managing your critical staffing needs over the holidays requires planning. Requests for PTO days should be accommodated as much as possible, with an eye to ensuring enough of the right staff is present to keep the

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11 Tips for Planning an Office Holiday Party

A business holiday party is a highly anticipated event for employees and owners. You are investing in the event, so you want it to be memorable. A holiday party can have a positive impact on your employees, building rapport and cooperation, and help with employee retention. If you are planning

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Should your small business hire over the holidays?

Pros and Cons of Hiring Over the Holidays

Is the holiday season a good time to recruit and hire new staff? The verdict is still out on that question. While some people support the idea of a holiday hiring freeze, others believe it is purely a myth. The truth is there are both advantages and disadvantages to end-of-year

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What Are HRAs and HSAs

Should Your Business Offer an HRA or HSA?

HRAs and HSAs are two very popular, tax-advantaged healthcare savings plans. These plans differ in several ways, including who is eligible to participate, where contributions come from, and what kind of health plans can be combined with them. Before deciding which one is better for your company, it is important

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What you need to know about buying a business

5 Ways to Protect Yourself When Buying a Business

Purchasing a going concern can be a great way to go into business. The company you are buying may already have established customers or clients, smoothly running operations, trained employees, and cash flow. But buying a business can be risky – it requires dedicated due diligence. The following are ways

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Remote employee on a business meeting

What Additional Benefits Should I Offer Remote Employees?

The remote workforce is growing stronger. A large percentage of employees are now working away from the office one or more days per week. There are many advantages to providing special perks for remote workers. Here are some examples of the types of benefits you can offer employees who work

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Businesswoman discussing the company's group benefits to her team

Advantages of Offering Group Benefits in Your Business

If your small business is on a budget, you may wonder if it is worth the cost to offer group benefits to your employees. Bear in mind that your workers are your company’s most valuable asset. Think of group benefits as an investment in the future of your business, with

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Businessman reviewing ICHRAs and QSEHRAs

What Is the Difference Between ICHRA and QSEHRA?

The first step in understanding the difference is to spell out what these abbreviations stand for. “ICHRA” stands for “Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement.” “QSEHRA” stands for “Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement.”  What Is an Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement? An ICHRA is a new type of health reimbursement

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