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Payrolling

May 30, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

Like most independent recruiters, you’d love to expand your business, increase revenue and offer your clients more choices.  Adding contract workers to the mix seems like a good way to do it – until you think about the devastating duo of never-ending paperwork and increased liability. That’s where an Employer of Record (EOR) company comes…

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May 25, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President and CFO Published By: Entrepreneur.  Employing contingent workers is a hot trend, but startups embracing this strategy must take steps to shield themselves from blowback. In fact, entrepreneurs unfamiliar with the gig economy and its unique liabilities are getting burned. In March, worker misclassification blew up in the face of Instacart, which spent $4.6…

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May 11, 2017 Read time: 5 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, VP of Human Resources What ruins a good night’s sleep for most American workers? Is it disappearing jobs? Vanishing paychecks? Offshoring? Actually, it’s none of the above. Consistently since 1997, according to Gallup, U.S. workers have worried more about losing their benefits than any other job-related stressor. In fact, it should worry…

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April 25, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President & CFO Published by:  Innovation Enterprise March 17, 2017 In today’s economy, there’s only one thing more in demand than on-demand workers: the skills needed to manage them. In January, the U.S. temporary help services employment sector added about 14,800 jobs, a gain of about 0.5%. At the same time, the penetration…

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April 25, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

Every year, the IRS rakes in billions of dollars in penalties from U.S. small businesses – for mistakes they have no idea they’re making.  The treacherous trap for many business owners?  Payrolling.   It’s why more and more companies are turning to payrolling services.  These companies serve as the “Employer of Record” for your contingent…

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April 6, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

By Peter Limone, President & CFO Like an old house with a dozen additions, U.S. employment law is a hodgepodge of regulations. Acts have been tacked on over the years, but the foundation upon which everything rests is the Fair Labor Standards Act. Last fall, the Obama administration’s Department of Labor chose to give the…

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April 3, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

Delivery truck drivers, accountants, software developers…even mystery shoppers.  The booming gig economy is rapidly changing how many workers make money.  Nearly 54 million Americans participated in some form of independent work in 2015.  That’s more than 33 percent of the entire U.S. workforce! In fact, some researchers project that half of the working U.S. population…

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March 14, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

Sara Jensen, VP Business Development In life, you get what you pay for. Whether you bought a cheap trash bag that broke on your way to the dumpster or off-brand ice cream instead of your favorite brand, you’ve probably learned this lesson firsthand. Still, it’s tempting to skimp on quality to save money, and HR…

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December 30, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Companies that want to stay competitive outsource their HR and payroll functions to an employer of record (EOR). Learn five reasons why, then partner with IES as your EOR. Utilize Current Technology At IES, we provide top-notch HR and payroll professionals with access to the latest technology for all your HR and payroll needs. This…

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September 14, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As a business owner, payrolling can be one of your most time-consuming responsibilities. Even the smallest error may result in IRS fines or potential lawsuits. Don’t spend any more of your valuable time processing payroll. Outsource your payrolling tasks to Innovative Employee Solutions instead. Timekeeping  Timekeeping can be tedious work. You have to determine exactly…

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