ACA open enrollment has just begun, and people across the nation are trying to find coverage for next year. The ACA has been on everyone’s minds as people are facing premium increases that are damaging their budget. Also, it doesn’t help that large insurers have left the exchange, which leaves people uninsured until they find another coverage. That said, the ACA hasn’t received much attention for some of its other changes. These changes relate to the ACA regulations, which greatly influence small business owners and entrepreneurs. Therefore, here are some of the ACA adjustments that employers must know to keep their business running smoothly. Continue reading
The Affordable Care Act is a controversial topic due to the massive amount of people who support and oppose the bill. The ACA has its pros and cons, but let’s narrow down its effects on a certain demographic: small business owners. The law has helped and hurt small businesses around the country; however, you’ll probably hear more complaints and criticisms about the ACA among them.
Small business owners have a lot on their hands, when it comes to running their business efficiently. From marketing to accounting, the business owner needs to take care of all of the responsibilities required to keep his business afloat. That being said, these entrepreneurs can’t handle all of the business tasks, there’s just too many responsibilities.
Many sole proprietors try to alleviate some of their responsibilities and hire more staff or outsource their tasks. That way, they can focus more on the core aspects of growing their business, instead of the busy-work that needs to get done.
One of the most common problems that small business owners have is their payroll management. Payroll can be a serious nuisance if you’re trying to grow your business, and there are plenty of aspects about it that entrepreneurs can complain about.
But I’ve narrowed down the 3 most annoying payroll issues that small business owners must deal with. Continue reading
When I was 5 years old, I remember believing that one day I would be running my own business. I had it all planned out. It was going to be a candy store with all types of chocolates, lollipops, cookies, brownies, s’mores, basically you name it, and I’ll have it. If you couldn’t tell, I probably had the largest sweet tooth in the world.
Besides the fact that I was merely a child when I thought of this idea, I had no clue how to run a business or what I would need to start one. 20 years later, and my vision of one day creating my own candy store is nothing but rubble.
Why? One word – compliance. Continue reading
Human Resource departments play a crucial role in every business, especially when it concerns the employees. They need to manage the workers to maximize their performances, create policies for a friendly work environment, recruit new talent, and so much more. A company who doesn’t have HR experts overseeing their business can have serious repercussions, which will affect the firm’s chances of success.
However, HR reps can struggle with a variety of responsibilities, and these issues can end up hurting the organization. These issues have an important part in a business in terms of employee satisfaction, business expenses, and workplace productivity.
Therefore, I am here to discuss the 3 most common issues in HR, and how you can resolve them.