MidwestHR Blog

Don’t Pay Twice When Switching PEOs

Your company partnered with a PEO and almost everything is great.  Employees have stronger and more affordable employee benefits, HR issues are handled correctly, and leadership can focus on the company’s core competencies.  However, due to the timing of the...

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What is HR Outsourcing?

Every company deals with daily HR responsibilities. From hiring and firing to management of benefits and payroll taxes, human resources is an integral part of every business. As companies grow, however, so does the time to manage these responsibilities. Instead...

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CPEO Launch – Big News for Small Businesses in Illinois

There’s an important development for businesses currently outsourcing their HR with a professional employer organization (PEO) or for any company considering that option. The IRS has developed a voluntary certification program for PEOs. In order to be certified as a CPEO (Certified...

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Easy Checklist for a Basic Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is an invaluable tool for employers. It helps to define corporate culture, foster a sense of belonging, outline company policies and protect against liability. The reality, however, is many small to medium size businesses don’t have the...

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Issues to Avoid When Outsourcing Payroll

Small businesses need to focus on revenue generating functions. Unfortunately daily requirements get in the way. As business grows, the time needed to manage payroll increases. When deciding to outsource payroll with a PEO (professional employer organization), ask specific questions...

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