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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.
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!
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
The summer months are here, and teenagers are looking for ways to earn extra money and experience during their vacations. Meanwhile, some businesses are looking to fill possible labor shortages they might have. It’s a good time for both sides. Still, when hiring minors for part-time or entry-level positions, it’s important to understand child laborContinue Reading
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
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
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
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
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
While many workplaces are settling into a COVID-19 groove of social distancing, face masks, and hand sanitizer, we find ourselves on the cusp of flu season in the United States. Employers should start preparing now for what could be a difficult workplace winter. Common Flu Peaks Between December and February Although flu season is hardContinue Reading
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
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