We are quite happy to share the news that Erin Devine, Benefits Specialist at CBG Benefits, was recently honored by the New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC). Erin received the “Rising Star” award from the NEEBC. The award was presented on December 3rd, 2015 during NEEBC’s 2015 Best Practices Conference. Erin was honored for her [...]Continue Reading →
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To help employees understand the expectations their employer has of them, many organizations rely on the performance review process. However, for many companies, that process tends to be one that is rushed; as a result, employees may feel alienated as employers fail to provide any real insight regarding employee performance. To help ensure that your [...]Continue Reading →
As you may know, this June marks the 6th Annual National Employee Wellness Month. While it is important that businesses promote wellness to their employees year-round, June provides a special opportunity to increase those efforts. Of course, we know that Human Resources departments are already being asked to do more with less. Thus, after dealing with tasks [...]Continue Reading →
Regardless of what type of benefit plans your company may be offering right now, it’s almost a certainty that your employees are spending time online as they seek answers to their healthcare questions. In fact, a recent study by Makovsky Health and Kelton identified consumers’ top three go-to websites for this type of information. The list [...]Continue Reading →
As a full-service employee benefits brokerage firm in Massachusetts, we are privileged to be surrounded by an incredible amount of businesses that are thriving. For example, many local companies in industries such as BioTech and Life Sciences, high-tech, and more have experienced tremendous success recently. Of course, that success also comes with a price. As more and [...]Continue Reading →
The IRS recently issued Notice 2013-80, which primarily provides the 2014 Standard Mileage Rates. Effective January 1st, 2014, the standard mileage rates are: Use of an automobile for business transportation or travel: 56 cents per mile Use of an automobile for medical care or as part of a move: 23.5 cents per mile Use of an automobile in rendering gratuitous services [...]Continue Reading →
For some employers, hiring an independent contractor for specific jobs can offer many advantages. Some of those may be experienced financially, in terms of saving on taxes, benefit costs, and labor costs. However, employers should be cautious when classifying individuals as independent contractors. Incorrectly classifying an employee as an independent contractor can have serious financial and legal consequences. The IRS uses [...]Continue Reading →