BEWARE of Fake Comp

A really good read from from our sister blog, The PEO Broker. Historically, when hard markets occur or when comp carriers drop a PEO’s policy, “fake” workers’ comp providers seem to pop-up like weeds after a spring rain.  Unfortunately, this seems to be a consistent trend within the industry. As Work Comp markets dry up […]

2012 State Minimum Wage Update

Employers across the country are playing catch-up on several employment related tax adjustments on both a Federal and State level. Recently, we updated you regarding the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011 and the payroll tax cut extension through February 29, 2012. Now we want to advise you that several states are increasing […]

Modified Duty Pay – What you Need to Know

When Injuries occur, one of the questions that we get asked a lot  as a PEO is how should I pay an employee that is placed on light or modified duty. Light duty is an interim step in the physical conditioning and recovery of an injured employee with temporary restrictions with the goal of returning […]

How to Control Workers’ Comp Costs

Regardless if employees are injured on the job due to their own careless behavior, those accidents are still covered by their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. To reduce and/or avoid injury claims, it is crucial to continually promote safety awareness and safe work habits. To enhance workplace safety and improve employees’ quality of life, as well […]

How a PEO Addresses Your Clients’ Human Resource Needs

Rather than hiring a dedicated staff member or training an existing employee to oversee HR matters for their companies, many small to midsized employers have turned to a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) to address these needs and exposures. PEOs offer an excellent solution for your clients’ HR related needs.  Through a relationship with a PEO […]

What Is A PEO?

We still run into a number of people that are not familiar with a Professional Employer Organization or a PEO, so we decided to post an overview of what a PEO is, and how it can help you run your business more efficiently.  If you can answer “YES” to the following question, then a PEO could […]

Going “Electronic” as a Business!

Better utilizing technology is a wise and cost effective initiative for any business. The term “paperless” is becoming more common for all of us and business and consumers. By adopting this philosophy your business  can cut costs, be more productivity, and become a “greener” organization. Here are a few tips to start you off in […]

National Payroll Week

September 6-10 is National Payroll Week, which recognizes the valuable contributions America’s payroll professionals. In recognition and honor of Payroll Associates across the country, the LL Roberts Group offers these useful tips to your employees to maximize their paycheck: • Use direct deposit. This will greatly reduce the number of lost, stolen, or delayed checks […]