Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) takes all or some human resources tasks and hires a third-party source to administer it. An HRO might be contracted to conduct payroll and the subsequent taxes associated with it. It could also handle all employee benefits. Unlike a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), the HRO is usually an a la carte service provider, handling what a company needs instead of bundling all services.Read More
Let’s assume for a second that you're not an expert at health insurance. You probably wouldn't be able to explain the difference between a HMO, an EPO, a POS, a PPO, and an HDHP.
If this doesn't sound familiar, it's because you had better things to do since the last time you worried about insurance. But now you're deciding which insurance plans you want to offer your employees and acronyms are popping up everywhere. This handy reference guide will help make sense of the insurance literature you've been going through.
But most people are lost when it comes to how to structure their plans, which ones to offer, and how much to contribute to each. Not to worry — like most things relating to business, these questions are easy to answer with just a little insight.Read More
... and when you actually start up, you get slammed with the realities of running a business. How will you handle payroll? What about health insurance? How will you attract and retain the talent your business needs to survive and grow? What happens if you make a mistake?Read More
The phrasing may be indelicate, but health care in the United States is screwed.
Premiums are on the rise, more Americans are working under high deductible plans, and the health insurance market is narrowing. It’s a bad time to be sick.Read More
Finding the right Professional Employer Organization is a lot like building a house. There are over 700 PEOs to choose from. Some are great matches; most won’t be the right fit. How can you decide which PEO offers the services you need at the best price? You have two options: do it all yourself or work with a PEO broker who can set you up with the right PEO.Read More