Finance News & Insights

Are you ready? Here comes the 2017 economic census

The U.S. Census Bureau holds an economic census during every year ending in 2 or 7, and that means 2017 is an economic census year.   [Read more…]

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Beware: States are changing their unclaimed wages laws

While most employees are living paycheck to paycheck, there are reasons why funds will sometimes sit in your company’s bank account long after payday – and now, state laws about reporting unclaimed property are changing.   [Read more…]

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Performance talks: 4 harmless phrases that can kill Finance staffers’ morale

For many finance managers, especially newer ones, performance-based conversations are uncomfortable.
But these conversations are a critical part of the job and saying the wrong thing during these conversations can demoralize employees – especially if those staffers are already struggling.  [Read more…]

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Is your staff overlooking this important T&E control?

Tired of receiving expense reports listing hotel costs that aren’t compliant with your travel policy?   [Read more…]

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Employees want to find less costly healthcare, but need help

Finance staffers have been urging employees to ask questions and shop around for less-costly, high quality health care for years now — and it looks like many employees are finally heeding the call.   [Read more…]

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Would workers recognize your top execs if they bumped into them on the street?

Here’s a surprise: A substantial number of workers at medium-sized companies wouldn’t recognize their chief executive if they met them in the hall.   [Read more…]

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FLSA ruling could make employers reconsider this pay option

A new court ruling could change the way some organizations handle the cost-sharing structure of their benefit plans.    [Read more…]

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Mandatory parental leave on the horizon? 3 things for Finance to consider

Now may be a good time to make some decisions about what your company’s approach to paid parental leave should be moving forward. [Read more…]

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Can you deny departing staffers vacation payouts? Court says …

A clear vacation policy can not only save employers from answering the same questions from confused staffers over and over again, it can also save your company in court. [Read more…]

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How did benefit pros feel when GOP health reform bill crashed and burned?

Everybody knows that the GOP’s attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a rather ignominious end. But how did healthcare benefit professionals feel about that outcome?   [Read more…]

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