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 221

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. It allows small businesses to utilize HR experts without having to pay their full salary since the HR firm or professional employer organization or PEO divides their time between several clients.… Human resource management is an essential function for any business.

2019 54

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. This can include work done by administrative, maintenance, clerical or security staff directly to support the project, but not work that would have been done anyway, like managing payroll. What Costs Can You Claim Through R&D Tax Credits?

2019 114

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 216

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

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. Shared Security benefits would be earned and accrued via automatic payroll deductions, regardless of the employment relationship, and, like Social Security, these benefits would be fully prorated, portable, and universal.

2015 56

4 Reasons you Should Continue Providing your Employees Health Insurance

Small Business CEO

Some small businesses may be tempted to drop insurance coverage and perhaps bump their employees’ salaries. There’s more than just salary that employees value in their jobs. If you’re considering raising salaries and dropping insurance, you’re not looking at hidden costs. After raising salaries so that your workers can get their own insurance, you’ll have to pay more in payroll and other related taxes because of the increase in salaries.

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. Not only will salaries and wages be tightly controlled but the depth and range of benefits packages will also be reconsidered every year. For many employees, especially younger ones, the allure of benefits pales in comparison to the salary or wage associated with a job.

2013 76

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. Keeping track of every single incident affecting each individual employee, from daily attendance to payroll issues, is bound to be a complicated, time-consuming matter.

2013 86

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. Throughout my entire career, I have had to track and report on my time. As a consultant, it led to the generation of client invoices, as well as status reports on the projects.

2012 122

5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

45 Things

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 70

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. There was so much info: Insurances; health, dental, vision, payroll deductions, 401k info… all too much to do in one sitting. Guest Editor’s Note : This is part 4 of a guest post series by a dear friend, A. Scot Tedisco.

2012 46

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

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 154