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Business Insurance Guide
By David Gargaro | May 14, 2021

This guide breaks down the basics of business insurance and what you should look for when searching for a policy.

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What Is Retro Pay?
By Sean Peek | May 12, 2021

Correcting payroll mistakes is extremely important to maintain the trust of your employees.

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What Is a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)?
By Max Freedman | May 12, 2021

High-deductible health plans can be cheaper for employers to offer, but employees don't always like them.

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The Process for Terminating Employee Benefits
By Sean Peek | May 11, 2021

If you have to let an employee go or they quit, you should provide them with a termination of benefits letter. Here's what to include in your letter and a sample template.

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Guide to the Workers' Compensation Claim Process
By Max Freedman | May 07, 2021

It's stressful when employees have work-related illnesses or injuries, which is why it is important to have a clear understanding of how the workers' compensation process works.

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What Is a Certificate of Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

A certificate of insurance demonstrates that your business holds an insurance policy, and includes key coverage details.

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What Is General Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

General liability insurance is a critical policy that most businesses should have.

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What Is Professional Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

Professional liability insurance provides businesses with coverage against clients' legal claims of negligence, malpractice and misrepresentation.

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What Is Errors and Omissions Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

Errors and omissions insurance protects against lawsuits that disgruntled clients could bring against your business.

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What Is a Business Owner's Policy?
By Max Freedman | May 07, 2021

A business owner's policy offers the coverage of liability insurance and property insurance in one package.

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Do You Need Product Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

If you manufacture, sell or distribute products, your policy portfolio should include product liability insurance.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | May 06, 2021

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | May 06, 2021

Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best HROs available for your small business.

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The Best Answering Services of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | April 28, 2021

Our teams have compared the best answering services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews and prices for these top-rated services.

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Employer Jury Duty Requirements: How Jury Duty Works
By Max Freedman | April 28, 2021

Jury duty is an unavoidable reality for many employees, but what are employers required to do when an employee receives a jury duty notice?

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What to Include in a Promotion Letter
By Max Freedman | April 28, 2021

Whenever you promote an employee, you should document it by sending them a promotion letter that confirms their promotion, the increased pay rate, and their new responsibilities.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Skye Schooley | April 27, 2021

Professional employer organization services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best PEOs available for your small business.

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | April 27, 2021

HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn what the best HR software options can do for your small business.

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What Is a Department of Transportation (DOT) Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 26, 2021

DOT background checks are required for all commercial drivers before they can work for your company. Find out what these checks reveal and how to conduct one for your drivers.

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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 23, 2021

Employers might run a criminal background check on job candidates for many reasons. Here's everything you need to know about background checks.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | April 22, 2021

In some states, employers are required to reimburse employees for expenses. In others, this could be a recruiting tool.

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Payroll Checklist for Small Businesses
By David Gargaro | April 21, 2021

There are many steps in running payroll, and it's important to understand them all.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | April 20, 2021

Hiring foreign workers can improve company diversity and expand your global reach. Learn how to hire a foreign national.

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | April 19, 2021

Confirming a job candidate's previous employment is a critical step of the hiring process.

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How to Choose a Paystub Generator
By Matt D'Angelo | April 15, 2021

Finding the right paystub generator is an important part of processing payroll.

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Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | April 15, 2021

Use these phone screening questions and steps to conduct a great phone screen interview.

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | April 12, 2021

Follow these workplace anti-discrimination laws to keep your organization safe and compliant.