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New 2021 HR Laws to Know About

As we move into the new year it is important to know about some of the new laws for 2021. The below new laws are organized by state and include the name, main topic, summary, and effective date. Want an easier way to save these new laws? Click below to download a PDF including the same information.  Certipay_EmploymentLaws2021_v1 (1).pdf Please note the content in this update is as of Dec 17th 2020.  California Law: AB 323 Main topic: Contingent Workforce – Independent Contractors Summary: Extends for one year (until January 1, 2022) the exception from the...

Your 2021 HR Checklist

Prepare to start off 2021 on the right foot. Browse this 2021 HR checklist and reach out to us if you have any questions about how to be compliant in 2021.  Payroll and taxes Calculate your employee retention credit if you took advantage of an Employer Retention Credit  Complete your PPP loan forgiveness application, if you received the PPP loan Review tax credit provisions under FFCRA and CARES Prepare FICA and FUTA forms Prepare EOY tax filings for W2’s and 1099’s Check IRS guidance on payroll tax holiday if you...

HR Tips for the End of the Year

As you prepare to see the end of one of the craziest years we’ve ever experienced, it’s important to ensure your business is set up to be compliant and successful in 2021. Take some time to read through the items below, implement anything that’s not already done, and reach out to us if you could use some extra help.  General HR Checklist:  Confirm new year payroll schedule Set up performance management plans Remind employees to update contact information Review and renew vendor contracts Create 2021 training schedule...

Transitioning Payroll Providers Doesn’t Have to be Tough; Here’s What the Process Looks Like

Transitioning payroll providers can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be tough. And if you’ve waited until the end of the year to start reviewing your payroll and consider making changes, you’re not alone! Plenty of businesses make the transition around this time, and when you transition to CertiPay, you can rest assured that it will be a seamless transition.  In order for you to know exactly what to expect, here’s a timeline of our transitioning and onboarding process:  Welcome call It all starts with the welcome call. This is where you’ll get an introduction to our p...

Steps to Take When Switching Payroll Companies

Unhappy with your current payroll provider? Now is a great time to make a switch, but you’re likely wondering how to set yourself and your company up in the best way possible. The first thing to do is to answer a few questions for yourself: What payroll services do you want to have? What do you dislike about your current provider?  What concerns do you have when it comes to making a transition?  Steps to take when switching payroll companies:  Consider timing.  As mentioned above, the end of the year is a great time to swit...

How to Protect Your Business from Fraud and Scams During COVID-19

Now more than ever, it’s vital to pay attention to potential fraud and scams, and to ensure your employees are well-trained. COVID has created weak points that makes it easier for scammers to infiltrate your security measures.  Some scams to be aware of:  Public health scam: A fraudster will pose as a public health official and ask for information. They could be seeking information such as your social security number or tax ID. They may ask for you to take some action, such as clicking a link to download, fill out a form, or call a number to verify information.&nbs...

HR Tips for the Restaurant Industry in the Wake of COVID-19

COVID-19 has created the need for a full pivot in the restaurant industry. We’re here to offer you some HR tips to help you navigate through the remainder of 2020 and beyond. HR tips for the restaurant industry: 4 Steps to create a safe environment for your employees and customers. Safety first.  Follow CDC guidelines regarding masks and social distancing Create a policy for safety procedures for employees Follow your policy Be flexible. Modify or adjust seating Add or increase delivery...

COVID Tips for the Hospitality Industry

It’s no secret that the COVID pandemic presents unique challenges for every industry. When it comes to the hospitality industry, you have a lot to think about: how do you keep your guests safe? How do you keep your many employees safe? How do you give your guests a great stay when you’re forced to shift and adapt the way you’ve always done things? Some tips for the hospitality industry in the wake of COVID-19: For guests Adopt preventative measures for your guests. Create socially distanced events in place of previous plans. Some changes are simple, such as spac...

Country Clubs and HR: How CertiPay Can Help

“CertiPay should be the choice software of the club industry because it understands the industry. It understands how clubs operate.”  Whether you’re a country club, tennis club, or any other type of club, we can help. Whether you’re a small, medium, or large country club, we’ve got you covered. Just see what our client, Wendy, has to say.  “They totally invested their time and effort into ensuring a product that meets the requirements that we as CFOs need.” At CertiPay, we can help improve operations from members’ needs to staff needs s...

The Benefits and Challenges of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement, especially after the year 2020, is something that every business owner or HR representative should be focusing on. Why? We can start by talking about money - you’ll save money and generate money when your employees are happy, but the benefits go beyond that.  Happy employees stay.  Turnover can be as much as 300% of an individual’s salary, so finding ways to minimize turnover is critical, especially if you’re looking at cost savings.  Benefits of engaged employees: Healthy employees If you’re improving the mental and...

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