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Workers Compensation Rates Will Increase In 2013

Small Business WC Premiums To Rise By 25% For Some Industries Many small and midsize companies will experience an increase in their workers compensation insurance premiums in 2013. The effects will not be felt equally across the broad range of industries. Companies and business owners who employ blue-collar occupations may see increases of 25-30 percent. […]

Independent Contractors and Co-Employer Agreements

Can PEOs Protect Against Misclassified Independent Contractors? There are many questions surrounding Independent Contractors these days. Do services rendered by an individual for your company constitute an act of employment, or are they truly services being provided by an independent party? What types of occupations are clearly recognized as independent contractors in the eyes of […]

Employers, Healthcare and PR – Personal Responsibility

Can Employers Promote Personal Responsibility? Should They? Business owners, CFO’s and HR executives across the country are troubled over the escalating costs of providing health insurance for their employees. Unfortunately, the statistics for the future look grim. Some estimate that the United States health-care system will cost $4.6 trillion dollars, (that’s Trillion with a T) […]

Employee Leasing for Franchise Business Owners

PEOs Offer Employee Management Solutions for Franchise Owners While attending the 2012 Franchise Expo South at the Miami Convention Center, I was amazed to see all the new and exciting franchise opportunities that were present this year. Every aisle featured a wide array of franchise enterprises offering almost every category of business and consumer products […]

Health Care Reform – Is Your Company Ready?

The waiting is finally over, and the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the individual mandate and the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act is legal under the constitution. This ruling came as a big suprise to many. Despite an early warning in our blog entitled “Want to Repeal Health Insurance […]

The 4 P’s of HRO and PEO Evaluation

Entrepreneurs and Professional Employer Organizations

It’s All About Building Winning Teams You may think that this is a bold statement, but the reality is that most entrepreneurs achieve success not because they are visionaries, although many are, but because they are intensely focused on doing what they do best. In an earlier blog “No Man is an Island”, I explain […]

Why Employee Leasing and PEOs Are Dropping Risky Clients

Workers’ Compensation Markets Reported to be Shrinking P & C insurance agents and employee leasing brokers will tell you that rates for workers compensation coverage have been the lowest on record for almost a decade. Work comp rates remain low in almost every state and occupation across the country. Much of the decrease in premiums […]

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Top PEO Broker Asks … What Healthcare System? Can We Fix It?

As one of the nation’s leading employee management consultants, we help small business owners and HR managers solve many of the most challenging issues facing employers today. Most of America’s CEO’s and CFO’s agree that obtaining affordable health insurance continues to be a complex and time consuming responsibility that directly touches each one of their […]

Solutions For The Employer

Choosing HRO and PEO Companies – What is Most Important?

HROs and PEOs – It’s All About PEOPLE Human resource outsourcing and professional employer organizations provide SMEs, small and mid-size companies with a wide range of valuable administrative, professional, and technical services, whose functions can be burdensome, anddisruptive to an organization, if not handled appropriately. Everyday we work with clients to assist in their evaluation […]

Alabama PEO Lyons HR Achieves ESAC Accreditation

Lyons HR Meets PEO Industry’s Highest Standards Alabama based Professional Employer Organization, Lyons HR has earned the accreditation of the Employers Services Assurance Corporation, a nationally recognized organization that assures that an employee leasing company or professional employer organization meets rigorous fiduciary standards, and is in compliance with all state and federal regulations. PEOs who […]