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Somebody Else's Problem

Somebody Else’s Problem

Wouldn’t it be great if employers could make all their employee problems go away? Make them “Somebody Else’s Problem”? We believe that when the Employee Leasing industry chose “PEO” as their new, politically correct moniker, they chose the wrong letters. We think they should call them Employer SEP’s – where the Employee Problems become Somebody […]

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Workers' Comp in a Hard Market

Workers’ Comp in a Hard Market

One of the unforeseen negatives of the Affordable Care Act was increased costs for workers’ compensation insurance, coming both from higher taxes assessed to insurance companies and higher costs of claims. The claims costs are on the rise due to more dependance on workers’ comp vs. traditional health insurance, increased medical costs and the big […]

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I-9 form

Why a Professional HR Partner?

What can possibly go wrong with a small business? Why would a small business need a professional HR partner? Isn’t that a waste of time and money? No one wants to fine us do they? Our lead agent, John Will Tenney, appears below in a candid video discussing this situation: Business owners, if you’ve ever […]

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Hiring and Firing?  What's the Right Way?

Hiring and Firing? What’s the Right Way?

Can making a mistake in hiring or firing an employee cost you money? Your business? Your personal possessions? What do you think in this litigious society? You may be expecting an insurance agency to recommend getting Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) and it’s not a bad idea, but how about avoiding the need for it […]

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Coverage Denied

Coverage Denied or Cancelled?

Has your workers’ comp coverage been denied or canceled? Not yet? Maybe it isn’t your turn just yet? If renewal time is coming up and you are worried, there are some steps you can take to make it easier. What is involved in getting workers’ comp coverage? Understand that the insurance company is in the […]

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Employee Problems

When Things Go Wrong

Can a PEO help solve problems related to bad employees? Can things go wrong for an employer? Of course. What can an employer do to ease the pain When Things Go Wrong? Proper preparation can prevent problems. Having a professional partner can help solve problems.

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When You Don't Need a PEO

When You DON’T Need a PEO

People ask us when they need a PEO, or even why? Hard question to answer with anything other than “Maybe you don’t!” Our staff can spend a lot of time telling you why you should have a PEO, and you can probably find some of that on other parts of this site. For fun though, […]

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Workers Comp Insurance Captives

What is a “Captive”?

If you are shopping for workers’ comp insurance in the medium to large policy market, it’s a sure bet that you have heard the word “captive” at least once or twice. In this article there are two types of workers’ comp “captives” that will be discussed. The first is a group captive. There are many […]

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W2 Vs 1099 employee

W-2 vs. 1099?

When is a worker an employee and when is a worker an independent contractor? Employers worry that they may have an independent contractor that is actually an employee. Please remember this important fact: There is no such thing as a 1099 employee. The worker is either an employee, requiring tax withholding and an issued W-2, […]

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Business Insurance

Business Insurance

Are you an employer who would like to have one point of contact to deal with all of your insurance problems? Are you tired of having to “look up” which agent handles that particular issue? Would it make sense to you to have one point of contact to deal with all those headaches? Would it […]