No matter how large or small your business is, planning for retirement not only makes good fiscal and tax sense it can also help attract and retain employees. And whether you are a sole proprietor or manage only a few employees, there are many options that can meet your particular needs – if you know how to find them. Read More
Hiring might not keep pace with sales over the next 6 months, executives have told the Busines Roundtable. This post asks is if an aversion to hire is a reaction to failing to "share the pain" earlier in this recession. Read More
In the construction and mechanical industries workers compensation insurance (workers comp) can be a severe expense. Read More
While LinkedIn is still used by most for recruiting and job search, Twitter is really emerging as a social media site to start career conversations. From my vantage point, the advantage of Twitter is the speed with which you can begin engaging others. Its casual nature breaks down some conversational barriers that might exist otherwise. Read More
Organizations will want to consider this effect as they map out workforce and labor strategies into the future. Read More
If your business has been growing but you've been reluctant to take on a new employee because of economic uncertainty or for any other reason, maybe recently enacted tax incentives will convince you to act. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, which was signed into law on March 18, 2010, offers significant tax savings for adding people to your payroll. Read More
Advice and tips on how to manage your time to help you decide on the most valuable use of your time to help you reach your goal.

Learn how to prioritise your work so you use your time effectively. Read More
Time management training
How many of us are so busy being busy that we aren't as productive as we could be? How many of us could benefit from learning how to delegate? How may of us are so busy mopping up yesteday crisis that we aren't planning for next week, next month, or even next year? Do YOU need to improve your time management skills?...
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It’s amazing to watch a child grow from a completely helpless infant to a teen or young adult with his own opinions and ways of doing things. If you’re self-employed or run your own business, at some point you’re likely to receive the advice to hire your own children as a means of getting a tax break. However, hiring your children has benefits beyond taxes. Read More
Employers will be pleased that a ruling from the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has stated that employees must comply with their employers annual holiday policy. If they don't then they risk losing their holiday entitlement. Read More

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