4 Reasons You Should Consider Outsourcing HR

Small Business CEO

They may outsource everything from recruitment of hard to find experts to everything in the HR department from hiring to payroll to regulatory compliance. Human resource management is an essential function for any business.

2019 65

Why Your Organization Should Invest In An HR Management System

Dumb Little Man

An automated HR management software can automate most tasks related to tax filing and payroll management. This saves you time, money, and eliminates common human errors like incorrect salary calculations, missed deductions, double credits, etc.

2018 202

Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

Dumb Little Man

Small businesses can struggle to compete with the salaries and benefits offered by larger companies, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find the right people. Replacing a single employee can cost nearly a quarter of their annual salary.

2018 198

Counting the costs: What government funding for scientific research will cover?

The Small Business Blog

Staff: You can claim back some of the cost of salaries, national insurance contributions, pension contributions and expenses for people who are employed to work directly on the research project. What Costs Can You Claim Through R&D Tax Credits?

2019 147

Book Review: Raw Deal - How the Uber Economy is Screwing American Workers

Small Business Labs

Key quote on shared security accounts from a Fast Company article on this topic : One can think of the Shared Security Account as analogous to Social Security, but encompassing all of the employment benefits traditionally provided by a full-time salaried job.

2015 184

5 Top Jobs to Pursue Under Trump-onomics

Dumb Little Man

With starting salaries in 6-figures , that’s good news for those lucky enough to have the right degree. The average salary for a correctional officer is $41,000. As a result of all this infrastructure spending, construction firms are now showing willingness to expand their payrolls to keep up with the expected demand. If you’re in the arts or the Environmental Protection Agency, you might be feeling apprehensive about your future.

2017 145

How I Went to Part-Time Work

Simple Productivity Blog

You might be asked to be part-time salaried. You will become very good friends with the payroll person. These range from incorrect hours, to being paid time-and-a-half, to being switched to salaried full time classification without my knowledge. Are you willing to take a lower-than-percentage salary to make this work? This has taken many, many phone calls to payroll people. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog.

2013 152

Do You Know Your Lifestyle Ratios?

Productive & Organized

  Revenue, net income, total expenses, and payroll costs are just a few of the items that you may be monitoring on your profit and loss statement.  You might have interest income, rental income, and investment income along with your business income or salary.

Common HR Dilemmas and How to Solve Them

Small Business CEO

Task automation allows a single HR manager to keep track of even a sizable headcount, resolve issues on employee records in a timely manner and communicate changes made to the data to payroll and management immediately.

2013 112

Evaluating Benefits 101 – Comparing Premium Costs is Just Not Enough

Small Business CEO

These cost-cutting efforts will affect every department in a company, especially HR, as most companies spend the largest part of their revenue on salaries and wages. The current business environment is a difficult one.

2013 93

Simplifying Timekeeping

Simple Productivity Blog

Now, as an employee, not only do I have to keep track of how much time I spend on each item of work, but also to keep my time in the payroll system so that I am paid accurately (I am an hourly employee, not salaried). Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog.

2012 158

5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

On The Job

The biggest fixed cost an employer has is payroll," says Tim Ozier , director of contract staffing at MRINetwork in Philadelphia. When employers hire a temp for a full-time position, they often offer a higher salary than if making an outside hire.

2011 176

Construction Work Ahead–Part 4 of 4

The Marq

So we start talking about the offer: the salary , vacation, and other perks. No gas card or car allowance like I had with Bernards, but a base salary increase that makes it about equal to what I was making. Guest Editor’s Note : This is part 4 of a guest post series by a dear friend, A.

2012 60

My thoughts on the multi-VA model

Virtual Moxie

I have several amazing subcontractors as team members, yet, when I needed someone to come into my office to work on a more 'employee' basis, I hired an actual employee and she's been on my payroll for 3+ years.

2010 196