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How to Take Your Payroll Career to New Heights

PayrollOrg

Sponsored by Robert Half, the free webinar "Take Your Payroll Career to New Heights" takes place Wednesday, November 1 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EDT.

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Are QSEHRA reimbursements taxable?

PeopleKeep

Since their inception, health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) have helped business owners across the U.S. offer affordable and customizable health benefits to their employees. One of the main perks of HRAs—including the qualified small employer HRA (QSEHRA)—is their tax advantages. With a QSEHRA, any money allocated for the reimbursement of eligible employee medical expenses are payroll tax-free for a company and its employees.

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Employers Must Use New Form I-9 by November 1

PayrollOrg

Starting November 1, employers must use the version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, with an edition date of 8-1-23.

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How employees can track down lost pensions and guidance on pension consolidation

Employee Benefits

2.8m lost pension pots in the UK, worth around £26.6 billion WEALTH at work explains how employees can track down lost pensions and provides guidance on whether to consolidate The total value of lost pension pots has grown from £19.4 billion in 2018 to £26.6 billion in 2022. There are 2.8 million lost pension pots sitting unclaimed because they’ve been simply lost or forgotten about.

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Creating a Company Culture of Care: Integrating Mental Health, Wellbeing, and DEI in Benefits

Speaker: Sean Raible

Picture a workplace where physiological safety is not just an aim but a reality, driven by thoughtful employee benefits that prioritize mental health, wellbeing, and DEI. 🤔 ✨ Achieving this vision requires more than just occasional training sessions and employee assistance programs. Moving beyond the basics, this vision calls for a holistic approach that integrates these elements into your company culture as well as your HR and benefits strategy.

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59% of British workers feel unhappy with their benefits packages

Employee Benefits

Almost six in 10 (59%) British workers feel unhappy, dissatisfied, highly dissatisfied or neutral with their benefits packages , according to new research. Conducted by global talent services firm Morgan McKinley as part of its 2024 Salary guide , the survey found that the top five desired benefits respondents look for in a job are working from home, bonus, pension, health insurance and flexible working hours.

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California Expands Paid Sick Leave in 2024

PayrollOrg

Effective January 1, 2024, employees in California will be entitled to additional paid sick leave.

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Grind Culture Isn’t Working. How Can Wellness Win?

TalentCulture - Employee Benefits

The Problem With Grind Culture In recent years, “hustle” and “grind” culture have become equated with drive, ambition, and success. The logic is that if you are not incessantly working, you won’t meet your goals. Grind culture also ties a person’s worth to the product they produce. However, it comes at the expense of individual […] The post Grind Culture Isn’t Working.

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Align the Scales Correctly for a Better Work-Life Balance

HR Digest

Mental health professionals constantly warn us against turning into workaholics but despite our best efforts, responsibilities take over and push us away from finding a healthy work-life balance. Most of us spend more of our lives wondering how to balance work and life than seeing any success in it, and over time, this affects both our productivity and our overall health.

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People who work full time from an office now outnumber hybrid workers

Workplace Insight

British workers who come into the office every day to work now outnumber those who spend part of the week working from home, for the first time since the end of pandemic restrictions, according to a new survey from recruitment firm Hays. Of nearly 15,000 white-collar staff and employers who took part in the poll last month, around 43 per cent said they were now working entirely from the office, up from 36 per cent a year earlier.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Special DOL Proxy Voting Rules Set to Take Effect on December 1, 2023 – Potential Action Items for ERISA Plan Fiduciaries

Proskauer's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensa

In late 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) issued final regulations (the “Final Rules”) which address the extent to which ERISA plan fiduciaries may consider environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) factors when making investment decisions and exercising shareholder rights, such as voting proxies, on behalf of ERISA-covered plans. For a detailed discussion of the Final Rules, see here.

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Cawleys uses voluntary benefits to motivate and support employees

Employee Benefits

Independent waste management business Cawleys has invested in a variety of voluntary benefits to create a working environment that inspires, motivates and supports its employees. The organisation, which employs more than 220 staff, believes its success begins and ends with its people, which is why it has introduced voluntary initiatives to help improve their wellbeing and work-life balance.

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10 Disability-Supported Job Boards That Can Make Your Search Easier

HR Digest

The CDC states that 27 percent of US adults have some type of disability , however, the jobs supporting disability are often few and far between. Often disabilities greatly limit an individual’s life and independence and force them to be reliant on those around them. Yet this is not always the case, with many disabled employees actively looking for disability-friendly jobs that will allow them the sense of independence to utilize their skills to build a life for themselves.

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Hybrid working and technology are key drivers of change for organisations, claims report

Workplace Insight

The latest findings from the CIPD’s People Profession 2023: UK and Ireland survey report, which surveyed 1,456 HR and workplace professionals across the UK, show that technology and hybrid working have had a significant impact on their roles and organisations. The report found that rapidly evolving technology, like generative AI, is having an impact on people teams as well as the wider business.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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Workplace boundaries: Examples to create a healthier work environment

Business Management Daily

Do not equate the act of setting boundaries at work with selfishness. Rather, understand how work boundaries assist with performance and job satisfaction. They allow you to maintain focus and stay on track. They promote better mental health and work-life balance. They offer fellow team members guidelines on what makes you uncomfortable, leading to healthier work relationships.

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How can voluntary benefits support employees in uncertain times?

Employee Benefits

Credit: Emerge / Shutterstock (1079190161) Employers should have an understanding of the issues their employees face in order to produce targeted and appreciated voluntary benefits strategies. To combat the cost-of-living crisis , employees can use spend and save platforms to save money on a day-to-day expenditures and weekly grocery shopping. Employees react better to communications that they consider relevant to their personal circumstances, so employers should used targeted guidance and suppo

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Embrace overlooked talent: How to hire, attract and support immigrant workers

Employee Benefit News

Amidst a competitive recruiting landscape that's left companies juggling job openings, a broader candidate pool may hold the solution.

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Manufacturers have sustainability strategies in place but progress remains slow and patchy

Workplace Insight

Two-thirds of board-level executives at UK-based manufacturing companies agree that sustainability is a high priority and a third have decarbonisation plans in place, but according to new research conducted by management consultancy, Vendigital , progress in decarbonising products, processes, and supply chains is patchy at best, and this could cause UK industry to fall behind global competitors in the race to net zero.

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HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Top 10 Best HR Automation Tools in India 2023: Streamlining Human Resources with Cutting-Edge Technology

Qandle

In the fast-paced corporate landscape of India, Human Resource professionals are continually seeking innovative ways to manage their workforce efficiently. With the advent of technology, HR automation tools have become indispensable in revolutionizing traditional HR processes. This comprehensive guide explores the top 10 HR automation tools in India for 2023, shedding light on their features, benefits, and how they are reshaping the HR domain.

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Wilson James ensures staff are aware of support available through voluntary benefits

Employee Benefits

Wilson James, a professional services and skilled labour firm for the security, logistics, aviation and technology sectors, has embedded raising awareness of its voluntary benefits provision from the very start of its employees’ career journeys, and even during the recruitment process. The firm has nearly 6,000 employees working in more than 300 UK client sites and offices.

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How Eduardo Dávila’s Visionary Leadership is Shaping the Future of Work at Aon EMEA

HR Digest

Much like the captivating narratives showcased in The HR Digest’s Success Stories , this conversation with Eduardo Dávila , the visionary CEO at the helm of Aon EMEA, captures his unwavering commitment to unity and success. We delve into the pivotal milestones that define Dávila’s exceptional leadership journey, painting a vivid portrait of his strategic acumen and the collaborative spirit steering Aon EMEA toward unparalleled success.

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Transforming Skills Gaps into Opportunities: Strategies for Employee Upskilling

Vantage Circle

In the fast-paced and ever-evolving business world, organizations face a daunting challenge: skills gaps. These gaps can have a negative impact on productivity, innovation, and overall success. However, there is a solution that holds immense power: upskilling. By providing employees with opportunities to learn and develop new skills, upskilling bridges the gaps and cultivates a workforce that is adaptable, motivated, and poised to embrace the future.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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What is Task Tracking Software and how can it keep track of employee tasks?

Qandle

What is Task Tracking Software? Task tracking software is a digital tool designed to monitor, record, and manage tasks and projects efficiently. It provides a centralized platform where tasks, assignments, deadlines, and progress can be tracked in real-time. Task Monitoring Software ranges from basic to-do list applications to advanced project management systems, offering features like task assignment, priority setting, progress tracking, deadline management, and collaboration tools.

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Oxford PharmaGenesis accredited as menopause-friendly employer

Employee Benefits

Global healthscience consultancy Oxford PharmaGenesis has received menopause-friendly employer accreditation as part of its commitment to support its employees as their lives evolve. Established by Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace, the accreditation recognises high standards and proven practices that embrace menopause in the workplace. To achieve it, employers are assessed by an independent panel and demonstrate their effectiveness in culture, policies and practices, training, engagement ,

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Stressed, Burned Out Workers May Compromise Safety

InterWest Insurance Services

Americans are working longer hours and facing more demands for productivity, leading to stress and burnout, which in turn can affect workplace safety, according to risk management experts. Understaffing plays a part in this, they found. When workers are stressed or required to work quickly, they are more prone to making mistakes that can injure themselves or co-workers.

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How ERISA affects ICHRA

PeopleKeep

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act 1 of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that governs employee benefit plans, including employer-sponsored health insurance. Under ERISA, employers that offer health insurance to their employees must adhere to certain regulations and guidelines. While it’s not an insurance policy, the individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) is considered a group plan and is therefore subject to ERISA regulations.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!