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An increasing number of employers are offering wellness programs for their employees. A Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research & Educational Trust survey found 81 percent of large employers (200+ workers) and 49 percent of small employers offer programs to help employees stop smoking, lose weight or make other lifestyle changes. Even if you don't have the budget for a formal wellness program, there are steps you can take to nudge workers toward a healthier lifestyle. These nine ideas can help. Read More >
Once upon a time, in the early 20th century, the leaders of growing national businesses like Procter & Gamble, Sears Roebuck, J.C. Penney, Pillsbury and many others realized that rewarding employees with stock ownership helped increase employee motivation and productivity. And thus employee stock ownership – a precursor to today’s modern employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) – was born. Read More >
Issuing corporate credit cards to your employees can be a boon to your business, helping save employees’ time and helping keep corporate expenses in check. But there’s always a chance your employees will use these cards to make unauthorized charges. What’s more, if you don’t detect inappropriate or fraudulent card use soon enough, your business could be liable for those charges. Read More >