HR & Benefits

An unhealthy workforce costs costs small-business owners hours in lost productivity--but there's something you can do about it.

A challenge to the tax subsidies used by millions to pay for health insurance could lead to major headaches for employers and employees.

Though smaller companies may have less bargaining power over their 401(k) fees, small businesses should strive to make their 401(k) plans more competitive.

Our small business expert shares what you need to keep in mind when creating an effective employee bonus plan.

Whether you have one employee or 150, the Affordable Care Act can affect how you do business. But don't get overwhelmed by what-ifs -- here's what you need to know.

Starting this year, more companies will be required to provide health insurance for their employees. So how, exactly, does it affect you?

A vibrant job market is great for the economy, but it could also be a small-business owner's undoing if employees quit for greener pastures. Here's 4 ways to keep your team from job hunting.

The controversial H-1B visa cap makes it harder for small-business owners to attract foreign talent. But other options make it possible.

Jim Blasingame and Hector Barreto answer questions about equity for employees and pricing the services you offer.

Navigate the basics of workers' comp to make sure you, and your employees, are protected.

President Obama wants U.S. companies to start giving their employees paid parental and sick leave--are small-business owners ready for it?

If you were surprised by a dramatic increase in your 2015 health-care costs, you're not alone. Small businesses across the country are now weighing their health-care options.