Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits FoundationWhile health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following these simple tips: Choose a benefits strategy Though penalties may not yet be a reality, now is the time to plan ahead and make benefits decisions for 2015. As you research, keep in mind that it’s not simply a benefits package you should be after. Since health care costs continue to rise at rates faster …

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Happy & Healthy Employees

aflac july BZ   Creating a worksite wellness program is a great step toward encouraging healthy habits with employees. The benefits don’t stop there though: Studies reveal correlations between worksite wellness programs and performance! But, what’s the best part about wellness? It can be scaled: From gym memberships to health-oriented email tips to on-site fitness facilities and personal health coaching, programs can be successful …

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We’re Doing Maintenance July 16 Starting 11 P.M. EST

MaintenanceEDIT BizSugar will be undergoing maintenance July 16 beginning at 11 P.M. EST. Maintenance may take several hours. We will keep the community informed of developments. During the maintenance cycle the site may temporarily be inaccessible and community members may be unable to vote, comment or post. Rest assured we will be back. We are making improvements to assure a better community experience for all. Thanks for your cooperation! Details: Who: …

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Cut Costs Without Cutting Fun

  Keeping track of expenses and putting money aside is challenging, but there are six easy tips employers and brokers should share with workers to help them become financially fit. Organize financial records Toss unneeded financial records and create electronic or hard copy folders for easy storage. Set a monthly budget and stick to it Keep and review a record of your expenses to develop a good idea of where to cut back. …

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Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate with your employees about their benefits with the new online Employee Communications Toolkit that has customizable messaging tools. Whether you communicate via intranet, newsletter or magazine, the Employee Communications Toolkit gives you ready-to-publish communications materials that you can customize for your …

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Congratulations! Brother CreativeCenter “Back to Business” Contest Winners

Brother contest 2014We're thrilled to announce the winners for the Brother CreativeCenter "Back to Business" contest! First, a big shout out to our awesome sponsor Brother, creators of the Brother CreativeCenter. What a fantastic tool! If you haven't gotten a chance to try the CreativeCenter yet during the contest, head on over and give it a spin!  You can create your own business card, flyer, calendar or other small business marketing material with …

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Freaky Accidents

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail When it comes to accidents, American workers have a sense of invincibility. But accidents happen all the time, and no one can predict when or whom they’ll strike. Whether it’s the NASCAR driver who broke his foot playing Frisbee or the pitcher who missed a game because he strained his wrist playing Guitar Hero, accidents can be just as financially disabling as physically disabling. Luckily, employers can help protect their …

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Stay Ahead of the Curve

Stay Ahead of the Curve Stay ahead of the curve in 2014 with these five benefits and HR trends. Increased Focus on Accountability With soaring health care costs, consumer and provider accountability are gaining attention as potential solutions. There may still be plenty to accomplish, but companies are taking steps towards accountability solutions that may truly help employees see lower or no-cost health care services. Private Insurance Exchanges Separate …

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Win $500 and Get Free Visibility: Enter the Brother “Back to Business” Contest Now

Brother-Creative-Center The Brother "Back to Business" Contest, which offers the opportunity to win a $500 prize package from Brother, is up and running at BizSugar and we have some fantastic entries. Not only does a contest entry offer you a chance to win, it also grants you another opportunity - FREE visibility for your business.  It's an added perk that you will benefit from, whether you win or lose! The Benefits of Submitting an Entry: Your entry …

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Join Us for the Brother CreativeCenter “Back to Business” Twitter Chat

We're looking forward to some great networking and fun during the Brother Creative "Back to Business" Twitter Chat 2 p.m. Feb. 13. We hope you'll join us by following #BrotherBackToBiz for all the excitement. As you'd expect, lots of the discussion will be about marketing your business on a budget. And isn't that what we all do as small business people? Bring some tips and suggestions from your own business to share. But bring any …

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