The New Year will be here before we know it. If you are considering a business move, now is a great time to start the planning process. Whether you are moving up or in need of downsizing your space a bit, there are several things you need to consider before starting the search and definitely before making a final move decision.
Most Americans are overwhelmed by news about health care reform and confused by the diversity of opinions about the law, what it means, and who wins or loses. Now that federal and state exchanges have been launched, people seem to be even more confused. Here’s a look at what individuals and families need to know in the last months of 2013 and going into 2014.
Austin’s Job Market is Heating up, Leaving Businesses Competing for Office Space
The Austin job market is on the rise with no slowing in sight. According to a recent Forbes article, Austin leads a list of seven Texas metropolitan cities that rank among the 10 areas expected to have the fasted job growth through 2015. Employment is expected to rise 4% annually according to economic research firm, Moody’s Analytics.
By now you’ve likely heard the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was pushed back to January 1, 2015. Many employers of companies with 50 or more employees probably heaved a collective sigh of relief after hearing this news. But though the employer mandate has now been pushed back, the individual mandate is still effective in only 5 short months. Are you ready?
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Office Space. Movies and sitcoms have been made about the lack thereof. It’s been on your mind and may even be keeping you up and night, but when do you know it’s time to put action to your expansion thoughts to find more office space?
401(k) Retirement Plans are fast becoming the primary source of savings for people to be able to retire. This makes it imperative that the Plan is “good,” but how should we define “good” for small plans? Every employer that sponsors a plan is different, as is every employee that participates in the plan. What makes a great plan for the employee may make it expensive for the employer. All of these items need to be considered when setting up or modifying a 401(k) plan.
January 1, 2014 is fast approaching. This is the date most provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will go into effect. This law will drastically change the way employers and employees deal with health care.
In one of our last blog posts we provided a checklist of questions and answers that you should consider when searching for and leasing industrial space. In this post we want to talk a little more about finding the right location in Austin, Tx.
Topics: Business Operations
There is a world of insurance options available for employers. With the changing face of health care due to the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and with the ever-rising cost of health care, employers are looking for new ways to provide health insurance to employees.
The last few articles concentrated on the different types of retirement plans. Far and away, the 401(k) is the most popular retirement plan in today’s business environment. Many companies that sponsor a 401(k) plan do not understand the service providers who help them with their plan. To that end, we thought it would be a good idea to document the service providers for a “traditional” 401(k).