Compliance

Today, business owners face a variety of challenges. Starting and running a business is a challenge in itself, but the myriad of labor regulations thrust upon businesses just increases the complexity. Failure to comply with local, state, and federal laws can lead to costly penalties, and in some cases, dissolution. To complicate things further, the legal landscape is constantly changing with laws being added and amended on a regular basis. Look no further for all that you need to know on compliance issues that affect your business. Topics range from ensuring compliance with independent contractors, to performing human resources audits, and beyond. Located in the Greater New England region, we at Navigate PEO want to help your business perform better, and we know that ensuring compliance is a big part of that. These blog posts will make it easier for you to avoid the costly consequences of noncompliance so you can focus on growing your business.

What Employers Need to Know About the New GOP Healthcare Bill

What Employers Need to Know About the New GOP Healthcare Bill

On Thursday, May 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), by a vote of 217 to 213. The bill will now be sent to the Senate, where it faces revisions and amendments, and then another vote. The Republicans hold 52 of the 100 seats...

Steps to Proper Compliance Training

Steps to Proper Compliance Training

In any workplace, failure to comply with local, state, and federal laws can lead to costly penalties, and in the most severe cases, dissolution. To complicate things further, the legal landscape is constantly changing with laws being added and amended on a regular...

HR Audits 101: Execution and Outcomes

HR Audits 101: Execution and Outcomes

In our last blog post, we addressed common questions that employers have about the timing, scope, and execution of HR audits. We also shared the typical principal points in an HR audit. In this blog post, we will go more in depth, detailing the specific steps in...

HR Audits 101: Common Questions

HR Audits 101: Common Questions

In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of performing regular human resources audits. These HR audits are crucial for a number of reasons, chiefly ensuring compliance in a constantly changing legal landscape. They also help to recognize HR successes,...

HR Audits 101: Why Are They Important?

HR Audits 101: Why Are They Important?

Many organizations have put forth much effort and expense to develop human resources policies, practices, and procedures that are both aligned with the organization’s corporate culture and compliant with the law. Still, with organizations and the legal landscape...

Background Checks: A Potential Risk for Employers

Background Checks: A Potential Risk for Employers

You’ve found the perfect candidate. Skills, experience, personality, and goals all align with your organization’s needs. There is just one more hurdle to cross – the background check. For companies that utilize background checks as part of their hiring process, it is...

Small Businesses Can Get More By Doing Less

Small Businesses Can Get More By Doing Less

Running a small business is inherently challenging.  Daily, you are faced with issues that can impact the growth, profitability, and success of your business; and seemingly small decisions can have tremendous implications. While large corporations have sufficient...

Protecting Your Small Business From Employment Related Liability

Protecting Your Small Business From Employment Related Liability

You’ve heard it stated many times, “your employees are your greatest asset”.  Their commitment, drive and performance can either make or break a company in today’s competitive environment. While the vast majority of employer/employee relationships are productive...

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