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Changes to the ERC: What Employers Need to Know 1350 900 Balance Point Team

Changes to the ERC: What Employers Need to Know

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) extends benefits enacted by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Among changes: the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) may be available to PPP loan recipients. Read what you need to know.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor: Will the FFCRA leave be extended? 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Will the FFCRA leave be extended?

There has been speculation that the FFCRA leave would be extended beyond December 31, 2020. We answer this question based on the latest, available information.

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Executive Order Protecting NJ’s Workforce During COVID-19 2560 1709 Balance Point Team

Executive Order Protecting NJ’s Workforce During COVID-19

On October 28th, Governor Murphy signed an executive order that provides mandatory health and safety standards to protect New Jersey employees in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Human Resources

How To Build A Productive Remote Team
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How To Build A Productive Remote Team

Building a productive remote workforce takes strong communication, healthy employee relationships, and a commitment to invest in your team.

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When Payroll Support is Not Enough 1350 900 Balance Point Team

When Payroll Support is Not Enough

An Ohio-based nursing home violated overtime laws after following advice given by their payroll provider. We explore when you can rely on your payroll representative and when you need something more.

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The Upside of COVID- More Efficient Processes
The Upside of COVID: More Efficient Processes 600 399 Balance Point Team

The Upside of COVID: More Efficient Processes

In part-two of our series, we explore the unexpected positive effects COVID-19 has had on the workplace. Since organizations had to adapt quickly to survive, many have achieved more efficient processes as a result.

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Advantages of Direct Deposit 1489 838 Balance Point Team

Advantages of Direct Deposit

94% of employees receive their pay by direct deposit. Direct deposit is a popular method of paying employees for good reason. Learn about the many benefits for the employer and employee.

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The First Step in Evaluating HCM Solutions
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The First Step in Evaluating HCM Solutions

We hear from a lot of organizations who want to make a change, or upgrade their current HCM solution, but don’t know where to start. Learn what first steps to take in our article.

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How to Prevent Time and Attendance Errors
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How to Prevent Time and Attendance Errors

Many businesses don’t have employees “punching a clock,” which means that they are not keeping track of the hours worked per day. Unfortunately, a few minutes here and there can add up, particularly if you have a medium or large-sized company with high-value workers. Here’s what you can do.

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Management

To Be or Not to Be—Compliant: Managing Pre-Tax Benefit Plans 1350 900 Balance Point Team

To Be or Not to Be—Compliant: Managing Pre-Tax Benefit Plans

Do employers need to administer a spending account (HRA, FSA, or DCAP) on a compliant basis? That’s the question Stephen Honig, CEO of OCA Benefit Services, tackles in this guest post.

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Protecting Your Remote Workforce from Cybercrimes
Protecting Your Remote Workforce from Cybercrimes 600 400 Balance Point Team

Protecting Your Remote Workforce from Cybercrimes

Cybercrimes are on the rise and as more and more employees are working remotely, they seem to be at a higher risk. Here are some precautionary measures you should consider, to help keep your remote teams safe.

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Must Read Articles of 2020
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Must Read Articles of 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, we’re sharing the most engaging articles of the year. Give these articles a read to move into a stronger and more prepared New Year.

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employee engagement guide
8 Employee Engagement Statistics CFO’s Can’t Ignore 1511 4530 Balance Point Team

8 Employee Engagement Statistics CFO’s Can’t Ignore

Employee engagement can determined a lot more than just office productivity. Take a look at these 8 employee engagement statics and what they are actually indicating about your business.

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Employee Engagement Best Practices for CFOs
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Employee Engagement Best Practices for CFOs

Companies who have high levels of employee engagement often have a competitive edge. Read more about how this can shape the success of your company and the 5 best practices a CFO should follow for improved employee engagement.

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How a CFO Can Address Their Organization’s Top Value Drivers 150 150 Balance Point Team

How a CFO Can Address Their Organization’s Top Value Drivers

As a CFO, you likely spend much of your time measuring productivity in terms of traditional financial metrics, but managing metrics that optimize the customer and employee experience can be just as important. Read more to learn why.

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Hiring in the New Reality: What Every CPA Needs to Know 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Hiring in the New Reality: What Every CPA Needs to Know

The pandemic has affected all areas of business including hiring. Whether you’re advising your clients or looking to expand your firm, take note of these trends.

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Brokers and CPAs: Assisting Employers During the COVID-19 Crisis 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Brokers and CPAs: Assisting Employers During the COVID-19 Crisis

For brokers and CPAs: We understand that this is a challenging time and that resources and patience are running thin. It is our intent to help employers navigate the changes in legislation so they can rebound as swiftly and soundly as possible from the COVID-19 crisis.

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Accounting Industry Predictions for 2020 and Beyond
Accounting Industry Predictions for 2020 and Beyond 600 400 Balance Point Team

Accounting Industry Predictions for 2020 and Beyond

As the rise of artificial intelligence has presented opportunities in various industries, there’s no exception for accounting. So what does the future hold? Here are the top 3 trends to keep your eye on.

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Broker

The Broker’s COVID-19 Toolbox 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

The Broker’s COVID-19 Toolbox

Now more than ever, we strive to be a valuable resource to the broker community as you serve your clients during this uncertain time. We have assembled the following materials to guide you and your clients as we slowly begin to recover from the coronavirus crisis.

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Brokers and CPAs: Assisting Employers During the COVID-19 Crisis 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Brokers and CPAs: Assisting Employers During the COVID-19 Crisis

For brokers and CPAs: We understand that this is a challenging time and that resources and patience are running thin. It is our intent to help employers navigate the changes in legislation so they can rebound as swiftly and soundly as possible from the COVID-19 crisis.

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Insurance Brokers Recruit Like Your Future Depends on It
Insurance Brokers: Recruit Like Your Future Depends on It 600 400 Balance Point Team

Insurance Brokers: Recruit Like Your Future Depends on It

Although employers need to get creative with their recruiting strategies, is giving employees a free gym membership or lunch outings enough to make them stick around? Here are some tips to help you remain competitive in the search for new talent.

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