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A third of states now require employers to conduct COVID safety training with employees. Read on to see if your state is one of them. The Clear Law Institute compiled a list of all the states with training requirements for coronavirus workplace safety. These states now require COVID safety training: California Connecticut Illinois Kentucky Maine […]
Have a disaster recovery (DR) plan? That puts you ahead of many of your peers.
The clarity of your finance department’s policy manual can be the difference between polished processes and confused chaos.
You know what makes a bad password: 12345, 11111 or even password itself! But there’s new research on the passwords that get hacked the most often. And they’re different from the usual suspects.
You likely rely on non-compete agreements to prevent (or at least slow) employees from leaving with customers and/or trade secrets. But that tool’s days are numbered. President Biden just signed an executive order asking the FTC to “ban or limit” non-compete agreements. That includes private employers. The Biden Administration says non-competes prohibit “economic mobility” by […]
As CFO, you know your relationships with important trading partners can have a huge impact on your business’s success.
It’s about that time of year when you’re looking at finalizing next year’s T&E budget and evaluating the importance of business travel. Many of your peers might be considering significant cuts. Due to the pandemic, employers may think they can replace many in-person interactions with tech such as video meetings at a lower cost. While […]
Tell your finance team to get ready! Business travel – and all the expense reports that come with it – is making its grand return.
New data breach laws being passed across the country give Finance pros even more reason to make sure employees’ confidential personnel data stays secure. Texas is one of the latest states to strengthen its data breach regs, and more states will likely follow suit. Here’s the latest info you’ll need to know to stay in […]
Businesses impacted by the massive storms that hit Texas recently will receive some temporary disaster tax relief. IRS just announced that businesses will now have until June 15, 2021 to file returns and pay any taxes that were originally due from February 11 on. What falls under the tax relief: various 2020 business returns due […]
If you want to offer employees financial incentives to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19, go right ahead! It’s OK with the federal government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released guidance that clears employers to incentivize their workforce to get the COVID vaccine. Of course, this comes from the federal government here, it’s not so […]
There’s no denying that the finance staffers you hire can make a big difference in your company’s overall efficiency and success.
Looks like fraud and COVID go hand in hand! The still-raging coronavirus pandemic is inflicting a spike in financial scams on businesses everywhere. A staggering nine in 10 of your peers have witnessed an overall increase in fraud at the end of last year. And 44% add it’s a “significant” increase. So finds the Association […]
Whether it’s occupational fraud, a staffer dispute or another sticky situation, every company is susceptible to a workplace investigation.
Your finance team deals with pushback and resistance – which can negatively affect your operations and bottom line – all the time.
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