Tag Archives: HR
VIDEO: UniqueHR – Peace of mind for small businesses
Peace of mind for small businesses Our UniqueHR team of experts helps guide you through administrative duties that are more complex and detail-oriented. Get back to strategic and revenue-building aspects of your small business with peace of mind.
VIDEO: UniqueHR – Reliable Risk Management
Reliable risk management for your small business UniqueHR’s Risk Management Team has the expertise our clients can rely on. We’re a dependable resource that helps small to mid-sized businesses develop or strengthen risk management procedures. Let us take the pressure off of your business!
Hurricane Preparedness: What’s the plan at work?
With hurricane season upon us, it’s essential to prepare by stocking up on supplies, determining potential risks, checking insurance, and developing an evacuation plan. Being prepared also applies to the workplace, as employers are responsible for providing an evacuation plan that ensures workers can get to safety if a hurricane affects the area. According toContinue Reading
Heat-related Illness and the workplace
The summer heat is out in full swing, and for many laborers, that means working in hot indoor and outdoor environments for a long time. Being exposed to such conditions can heat-related illnesses that can cause physical harm and even death. These risks are not for the employee alone. Employers must be wary of theseContinue Reading
Workers’ Compensation: What is it exactly?
Workers’ compensation is one of the PEO services we offer our clients at UniqueHR. While it is a recognizable term, it’s not always easy to explain its ins and outs. When it comes to a business’ priority assets, its employees are high on that list. Ensuring you have workers’ compensation goes a long way toward protecting themContinue Reading
How a PEO can help employee retention
One of the biggest challenges for many small to mid-sized businesses is being able to retain top talent. Employee turnover is time-consuming and costly, but UniqueHR’s PEO services can help with retention and reduce some of those costs. THE COST Turnover rate varies by industry, but the US average comes in at 18%, with aContinue Reading
UniqueHR can offer your growing business peace of mind
Administrative responsibilities such as payroll, benefits, HR (human resources), risk management, and compliance can create time and financial burdens. As a result, they force an owner’s attention away from their business’s core mission and hinder potential profitability. Seeking out an experienced and reliable Professional Employer Organization (PEO) such as UniqueHR to manage these integral partsContinue Reading
Issues to Consider Before Transitioning to Permanent Remote Workforce
The COVID-19 pandemic may have permanently changed the future of work. From banking to insurance and the legal industry, employers have embraced remote work for employees. Before March 2020, many companies allowed only a select few people to work remotely—typically exempt employees who travel. Now, they’re permitting more employees to work from home. Some businessesContinue Reading
Appropriations Bill Extends Supplemental Unemployment Benefits
The massive appropriations and COVID-19 relief legislation that President Donald Trump signed December 27, 2020, includes provisions that extend various supplemental employment benefits until March or April, depending on the program. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, includes the Continued Assistance Act, which continues much of the relief originally provided in last year’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief,Continue Reading
Unprecedented Workplace Challenges of 2020 Spill into New Year
by Jennifer Sims If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it 2,020 times: “That’s 2020 for you!” The past year has certainly taught us to expect the unexpected. After all, when is the last time employers encountered a nationwide pandemic, mass economic shutdowns, and a hotly contested presidential election, much less all in the sameContinue Reading
Vacation and Holiday Checklist
The more questions to which you answer “yes,” the more complete your policy is regarding vacations and holidays. General Do you have a policy: Regarding vacation days? Regarding holidays? Are these policies in writing? Do you have a system for tracking when vacation days and holidays are used? Do you use a computer system forContinue Reading
Can You Fire an Employee for Facebook Posts?
Two things are eminently clear as the 2020 election season ramps up: (1) Everyone has an opinion, and (2) they aren’t shy about sharing it. So, what’s an employer to do when an employee likes or shares an inflammatory article on Facebook or uses his 280 characters on Twitter to start a battle with aContinue Reading