Benefits The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Benefits en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT 5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business We're more than half way through 2014: Where does your business stand in terms of taxes? Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT Bonnie Lee Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns? Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Doug and Polly White Employee or Contractor? HereĀ’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic) If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT Craig Bryant When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense? Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT Chris Byers 4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Krista Turner The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT Trent Bryson How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Lisa Evans No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options. Entrepreneurs are frequently faced with the conundrum of how to recruit top-tier talent with little cash. To overcome this challenge, many offer stock-based compensation. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT Lynda Galligan Sick at Work? You're Not the Only One. In a survey from NSF International, a quarter of Americans reported going to work sick no matter what. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin How to Get Paid More Today With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT Lindsay Broder 3 Easy Tricks For Getting Fit at the Office Often entrepreneurs become so entrenched in the day-to-day tasks of running a business that they put their health on the back burner. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few tips on how to balance work and health as a hectic small-business owner. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:30:00 GMT Kristy Campbell Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:39:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.' Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About Small business owners who don't offer health insurance to employees can use the new law to their benefit, even if they are exempt from the Affordable Care Act. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:30:00 GMT Trent Bryson The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014 A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits (free yoga!) make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2014, as rated by the employees themselves. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:01:00 GMT Laura Entis Startups Eschew the Made in America Label For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Cindy Augustine How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program? When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:30:00 GMT Matthew Faustman Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare The downsides of the Affordable Care Act may be plentiful, but the pros might just outweigh them in the end. Here, entrepreneurs and health-care watchers weigh in. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT Rebekah Iliff How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk Lessons on how to build an employee wellness program from Penn State's recent misstep, to three companies who are getting it right. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:15:00 GMT Entrepreneur Staff