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How To Terminate an Employee the Right Way
The best thing you can do to protect your company is to make sure you’re fully aware of all laws and guidelines that pertain to firing. At the same time, you need to train everyone who could be responsible for firing someone including supervisors, managers, and your HR team. If they’re not trained, and they […]
What Should You Consider Before Firing an Employee?
Laws About Firing Employees There are plenty of laws at the state and federal level that pertain to firing employees. Some states have rigid guidelines and restrictions even above what’s mandated at the federal level. Other states have more lax firing laws, but regardless, there are some general concepts to be aware of. If you […]
Creating a Whistleblower Policy and Enforcing It
Creating a Whistleblower Policy and Enforcing It The term whistleblower is one that can have negative connotations from the business perspective in a lot of cases. It can be met with apprehension, and business owners and company leaders tend to think about lawsuits and litigation instantaneously. The idea of encouraging employees to be whistleblowers doesn’t […]
Improving Corporate T&E Compliance
Why Is Corporate Spending Compliance Important? There’s this unfortunate sense that travel and expense (T&E) compliance is either not that important, or not feasible. There’s a misconception that floats around the corporate world, especially in large organizations, that it’s just not a big deal if people are overspending or unaware of what travel and expense […]
Effectively Tackling Travel & Expense In Your Business
Travel and Expense Controversies Travel and expense issues are almost always in the national news headlines. One example of where this subject is relevant right now is within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has been criticized and is under intense scrutiny because he charged his wife’s travel to the federal […]
Bending and Breaking Rules in the Age of Compliance
Recently, one of Google’s self-driving cars was pulled over by a California State Trooper. As it turns out, the self-driving vehicle was driving too slowly (25 in a 35 zone) and consequently, causing a traffic jam. While no ticket was issued (and who would pay the ticket?), the incident was both humorous and revealing. You […]