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Does My Company Need Worker’s Compensation Insurance? 

  Insurance. That word can start anyone’s head buzzing. And if you are a small business owner, the complexities of insurance can be daunting, especially understanding the laws governing worker's compensation insurance, which is simply insurance that protects an organization and its employees in case of a job-related injury or illness.  Does My South Carolina Small…
Palmetto Payroll
March 31, 2022
Human Resources

Employee Benefits that Attract Top Talent

Today's professionals are no longer settling for underpaying jobs with no benefits. In fact, one Metlife report found that 73% of employees believe their employer has a responsibility to address their health and well-being. To attract the top talent to your company and reduce turnover, you'll need to offer employee benefits that rival businesses are unwilling to provide.…
Palmetto Payroll
March 14, 2022
Company CultureEmployee OnboardingHuman ResourcesSmall Business

6 Reasons Your Business Needs Outsourced Human Resources

The global human resources market was valued at $17.56 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow 12.2% by 2028. This is huge and shows that a human resources department is becoming extremely necessary everywhere. However, it can be a struggle to stay on top of the ever-evolving laws, trends, and technology involved in this sector. If you're…
Palmetto Payroll
December 4, 2021
Company CultureHuman ResourcesOutsourced PayrollPayroll ProcessingSmall Business

Why Is Personal Service Important for Small Businesses?

As more businesses go digital, it's easy to forget that your customers and employees are humans that need that personal touch. Personal service is one of the first things that gets sacrificed when it comes to running a modern business. This is especially true when transactions can be completed without talking to an actual person. Did you know that…
Palmetto Payroll
November 3, 2021
Company CultureEmployee OnboardingHuman Resources

How Offering Flexible Benefits Helps Smaller Companies Compete for Talent

Starting salary is just one of many variables people consider when deciding to accept a job offer. Offering flexible benefits is one way that smaller businesses can compete with larger companies for top talent. For many people, benefits such as health insurance and paid time off are even more important. However, they also value choice when…
Palmetto Payroll
September 17, 2021
Human ResourcesOutsourced PayrollPayroll ProcessingPayroll Tax ResponsibilitiesReportingSmall BusinessTime Keeping

Understanding Employee Overtime Requirements as a Small Business Owner

Under federal labor laws, employees classified as hourly satisfy their overtime requirements after working 40 hours in one week. While working overtime, employees must receive one and one-half times their normal hourly salary. This sounds simple enough on the surface, but small businesses often find themselves facing fines and other legal consequences because they do…
Palmetto Payroll
September 2, 2021