Payroll Compliance

Tips and Tools Every HR Professional Should Know About

Tips and Tools Every HR Professional Should Know About

Tips and Tools Every HR Professional Should Know About:

  1. Recruiting | Applicant Tracking System

  2. Retention | Onboarding Software

  3. Payroll | Online Payroll Software

  4. Time & Attendance | Time &  Attendance Software

Did you just open a new business? Perhaps you just started a new role at a company in the HR department. Whatever the case may be, it is a known fact that any HR role comes with a lot of stress and time-consuming tasks such as recruiting, onboarding, compensating employees, approving time off requests, maintaining policies and records, ensuring compliance, handling employee concerns and so on. All these tasks are important and there is no way around them, but luckily, there are ways to make those tasks easier and streamline your processes.

3 Compliance Issues Every HR Professional Should Be Aware Of

3 Compliance Issues Every HR Professional Should Be Aware Of

 Staying compliant is an important part of any business, no matter the size. Because your HR department deals with a variety of issues on a daily basis, staying compliant becomes a bigger responsibility for them in particular. Being aware of the most common compliance issues allows your HR department to prevent any problems if your company were to get audited. There are specific guidelines and regulations that your HR staff should follow in order to stay compliant such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, Federal Civil Rights, and so on.

The Importance of HR Compliance and the Steps to Take to Avoid Fines

The Importance of HR Compliance and the Steps to Take to Avoid Fines

The Human Resources department in an organization is one of the most important because of the many duties HR staff has. Not only do they have to look for the best talent, interview, hire, onboard, and so on, but most importantly, they are responsible for handling compliance. In other words, it is the HR department's responsibility to implement all legislative rules and regulations that govern the relationship between employers and employees. This means that they have to stay on top of all federal, state, provincial, and municipal laws to ensure that there are fairness and equality in the workplace. It is up to the HR staff to understand and be able to navigate all the laws to ensure their organization avoids any fines or penalties, and protects its reputation.

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

2018 is right around the corner and we cannot wait to see what it has in store for us! Before looking at the future, I decided to take a look back at the Dominion blogs that were the most popular. When it comes to the payroll and HR industry, there are thousands of resources that can be found online, and for us, being industry leaders is a top priority. We want to be able to share our knowledge and educate our readers on certain topics including employee benefits, time and attendance, payroll, and human resources in general. 2017 had many trending topics such as employee burnout, tracking employee time and attendance, absenteeism, and more. If you missed out on reading these blogs or are interested in getting a refresher, look no further. The following are the top 10 blogs at Dominion in 2017.

Are You Considering Switching Payroll Providers?

Are You Considering Switching Payroll Providers?

The final quarter of the year is here, and with it comes a new year, which means new business goals and opportunities. If you are reading this, chances are that you are considering switching payroll providers. Any kind of change can be overwhelming, and switching from a software that you are used to working with to a brand new one is no exception. Before making this change, you need to consider a lot of factors that can make your decision the best one. If you switch to the wrong payroll provider, this can cause a lot of trouble in the end. So, because of this, you need to make sure that you know exactly why you are switching, and that you have researched all of your options thoroughly.  

4 Features Your Payroll Provider Should Offer

4 Features Your Payroll Provider Should Offer

As you may already know, there are many different types of payroll processing: ranging from in-house to outsourcing, to even using a CPA. You’ve probably have heard of many different payroll service companies, but do you know exactly what they do and what they offer? Just like their name suggests, payroll companies ensure that employees are paid on time and that all of the employers stay compliant. Obviously, payroll is more than just writing checks, and a good payroll company will offer more than just that. Depending on the size of the company and the software’s capabilities, there are a variety of different things that payroll companies do for their customers.

Keeping Up With Compliance: What HR & Payroll Professionals Need to Know

Keeping Up With Compliance: What HR & Payroll Professionals Need to Know

First things first, compliance is everything in the back office. Whether you’re running the payroll, tracking employee hours, calculating who is eligible for ACA, or what have you, the key to success is making sure all your ducks are in a row. Issues with compliance can lead to hefty fines and working backward to correct what has been wronged. All-in-all, it should be avoided at all costs and with the help of a few tools, it can be for the most part. Even the most seasoned HR and payroll professionals can find themselves with a penalty due to error. 

Preparing For Year-End: The Tasks That Are Often Overlooked

Preparing For Year-End: The Tasks That Are Often Overlooked

With the year coming to a close, payroll and HR professionals are starting to prepare documents, such as W-2s, and audit a year’s worth of information in order to compile accurate employee data. Depending on your process and your employee size, this task can be daunting and can even take a few months time to complete. Whether you have a few questions about year-end, or you’re looking for a full on checklist, we can help you make a smooth transition into the New Year.