Category Archives: Being prepared

PRIORITIZING WELLNESS DURING THE 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR

Many may be excited for school to start after a long summer. However, the new school year can come with new and recurring challenges. The 2022-23 school landscape looks different from previous years during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask mandates are … Continue reading

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Inflation Reduction Act Contains Some Health Reforms

On Aug. 12, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act. President Joe Biden is expected to sign it into law shortly. While this bill is primarily aimed at fighting inflation and reducing carbon emissions, it also … Continue reading

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Pay or Play Affordability Percentage Decreased for 2023

On Aug. 1, 2022, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc.) 2022-34 to index the contribution percentages in 2023 for determining the affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For plan years beginning in 2023, employer-sponsored … Continue reading

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Form 5500 Is Due by Aug. 1, 2022 for Calendar Year Plans

Employers with employee benefit plans that operate on a calendar year basis must file their annual reports (Forms 5500) for 2021 with the Department of Labor (DOL) by Aug. 1, 2022. An employer may extend this deadline by two and … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

Mental health—your mental and emotional well-being—can change over time due to factors like workload, stress and work-life balance. Below is a Infographic that can be sent or printed out to help spread awareness on the impacts our mind can have … Continue reading

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Preventing water claims with your HVAC system

As the temperatures continue to rise, so do the number of claims seen due to a/c drain line overflow.  While some of these claims can be costly, most of them could be prevented with routine inspections and maintenance.  Here are … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Prepared!

May 1st marked the arrival of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and with the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season fast approaching on June 1st, it’s time to get a strategy in place. Hurricanes cause vast amounts of damage and devastation, … Continue reading

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HR’s Role in Preventing Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are a growing concern for employers across the globe but especially for those in the United States. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of reported U.S. data breaches rose 68% between 2020 and 2021, increasing to … Continue reading

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How to Make Enticing Learning and Development Programs

Workplaces are currently facing a variety of challenges. One of the most pressing concerns is employee voluntary resignation; many entry-level, retail and hospitality workers are quitting in record numbers. However, this problem is affecting virtually every industry. Certain employers are … Continue reading

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