Employee benefits are designed to attract and retain the highest quality employees. Yes, they can be expensive and yes, the cost seems to go up each year. If we look at the benefits as an investment toward finding and keeping the right people,… Read more→
Is in house accounting software or an outside collection agency the best solution for your small business’s payment collections and cash flow?
Building a resilient salesforce is harder than ever. Having an appealing job opportunity with a rockstar culture and team are required to land the most desired candidates. In this article, we’ve summarized tips on recruiting top talent and the importance… Read more→
Maintaining strong data security practices and emphasizing employee awareness of cyber threats is an essential part of doing business today even for small businesses.
by Marcus Newman, GCG Financial On May 5, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2017-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2018 for purposes of determining affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…. Read more→
by Deanna L. Salo, Cray Kaiser Struggling to find and retain tradespeople? Deciding when the timing is right to replace that 30-year-old machine? Noticing that your technology systems are slowing you down rather than making you more efficient? You’re not alone…. Read more→
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the newest members of the Chicago Family Business Council! Since 1994, we’ve educated and empowered the people of entrepreneurial and family businesses through impactful programs and a unique community of peer… Read more→
Making Sense of Small Business Health Insurance This blog is a recap of our program “How the Benefits Affect the Bottom Line” with Marcus Newman of GCG Financial on Thursday, April 13th. When Marcus Newman, Vice President of GCG Financial,… Read more→
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the newest members of the Chicago Family Business Council! We are honored to welcome these companies into the council and look forward to learning from them and growing stronger as a community…. Read more→
Everyone has stress and we all have our own ways of coping with it. Supporting your employees through their stress can ultimately make them more engaged and motivated to come to the office. Here are some suggestions to get your… Read more→