DETAILING TRANSPORTATION FRINGE BENEFITS View our free payroll webinars to earn credit from the APA On Thursday March 9th our fantastic webinar speaker Vicki Lambert presented the webinar titled Transportation Fringe Benefits. Just look below to view the on-demand recording. Transportation fringe benefits are a vital part of a compensation package in today’s competitive job […]
FREE PAYROLL WEBINAR Travel Pay: Handling it Correctly View our on-demand webinar that was presented on March 1st. Vicki Lambert presents our popular webinar, Travel Pay. After this webinar you will have a better understanding of how to compensate employees for business travel should be a major concern for payroll departments. Recent changes in federal and […]
FREE PAYROLL WEBINAR Hot Topics in Payroll- 2017 On February 1st, we presented the webinar Hot Topics in Payroll presented by one of our favorite speakers, Vicki Lambert. Payroll can be a fast-paced profession when it comes to regulations and decision making. A normal day could be turned upside down when the Department of Labor (DOL) […]
The FLSA Overtime Regulations will not be postponed. On September 28, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act. This Act will. If it passes the Senate and the Executive office, HR and payroll professionals can postpone the start of the Department of […]
The Secretary of Labor updated FLSA overtime regulations on May 18, 2016 which states that starting Dec. 1, 2016, employees being paid $47,476 or less per year might qualify for overtime pay. The DOL (Department of Labor) has estimated that this amendment to FLSA rules will affect 4.2 million employees overtime eligibility. With this increase in workers […]
Several months ago I was asked to give an internal presentation on the topic of empowerment as a part of the Ascentis culture series. It was a fun topic to develop and I really enjoyed learning all the different ways that people can feel empowered at work. In the early stages of presentation research I […]
Employee engagement is a hot button subject for many companies. So much so I contemplated whether or not I wanted to broach the topic. The concept is simple enough, keep employees actively invested in their work and personally fulfilled and they will remain happy and motivated in the workplace, but the actual active engagement of […]
There is something about surveys. The results grab the headlines, but not enough attention is given to the statistical base. For example, SHRM reports a survey that concludes 77% of Human Resource departments have gone paperless. However, this is based on the input from only 150 HR practitioners, all of whom were attending the 2015 SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) conference and exposition. These results may be indicative, but you need to examine such results in terms of your own business context.
With Ascentis’ paperless open enrollment you can publish benefits content to the Web or company intranet rather than distributing a thick packet of information and forms and holding multiple meetings. Ascentis Self-Service gives your company a centralized database of benefits information which is a fast, accurate, and easy-to-use resource for employees needing answers.
As the saying goes, “Into each life, a little rain must fall.” That is, you can’t go through life without having anything negative happening.