COVID-19 Resources

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan 600 400 Balance Point Team
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been unprecedented challenges for many businesses. Now more than ever, it’s important to have a business continuity plan. Here are 3 crucial steps to creating one. read more

The New Workplace Post COVID-19

The New Workplace Post COVID-19 2560 1920 Balance Point Team
It is anticipated that once COVID-19-related stay at home orders are lifted, life as we know it will be different for a very long time, perhaps altered permanently. We explore how the workplace may change and what the new normal may look like. read more

Payroll Tax Deferral and the Paycheck Protection Program

Payroll Tax Deferral and the Paycheck Protection Program 2560 1707 Balance Point Team
Ambiguous language left employers wondering about the payroll tax deferral and the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The Internal Revenue Service has provided much-needed clarity in the form of an FAQ. read more

Engagement and the Remote Worker

Engagement and the Remote Worker 600 400 Balance Point Team
Whether remote working is part of your company culture or a necessity as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, ensuring that your team remains engaged and productive while working off-site is essential. We explore ways to create an environment where your employees can thrive. read more

Assisting You During the COVID-19 Crisis

Assisting You During the COVID-19 Crisis 600 400 Balance Point Team
We understand that this is a challenging time and that resources and patience are running thin. It is our intent to help businesses navigate the changes in legislation so they can rebound as swiftly and soundly as possible from this crisis. read more
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What Employers Need to Know About the PPP

What Employers Need to Know About the PPP 2560 1709 Balance Point Team
For many businesses struggling with difficult business decisions, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities Act (CARES) provides much needed relief. One aspect of it that can help employers facing uncertainty is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We present the following Q&A to serve as guidance. read more
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Understanding the FFCRA: Q&A

Understanding the FFCRA: Q&A 600 400 Balance Point Team
There have been a lot of questions circulating regarding the newly enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Here we tackle commonly-asked ones to the best of our ability with the information that is known today. read more
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Emergency Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act

Emergency Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act 2560 1706 Balance Point Team
Part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, this Act provides emergency funding to states for activities related to unemployment insurance benefit processing and payment. Here’s what you need to know. read more
Bill Prohibits NJ Employers from Terminating Employees Who Miss Work Due to an Infectious Disease

NJ Bill Prohibits Termination

NJ Bill Prohibits Termination 600 400 Balance Point Team
Governor Murphy signed legislation prohibiting employers from terminating or refusing to reinstate an employee who takes off from work due to an infectious disease. Read what you need to know. read more
Families First Coronavirus Response Act- What You Need to Know

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act 600 400 Balance Point Team
Among the many economic stimulus measures contained in the FFCRA are expanded FMLA provisions and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act. Here is a summary of what employers need to know, along with access to the required poster of Employee Rights. read more