The Importance of Sleep

Everyone knows that eating healthy, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, and not smoking leads to a healthy li

The Importance of Sleep

Everyone knows that eating healthy, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, and not smoking leads to a healthy li

The Importance of Career Pathing

This year, it’s expected 50 percent of the workforce will be Millennials.  HR professionals have been prepari

Communication in the Workplace

Today’s workforce looks markedly different than it did just 10 years ago. 1 in 3 workers in the US are millennials

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Having just wrapped up Thanksgiving, we are now only 2 ½ weeks out from Christmas! While we start planning the perf

12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe a

Insuring Man's Best Friend

We’ve all heard the saying “A dog is a man’s best friend” and we know it’s true! Pets give us unconditiona

November Is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Awareness is LifelongNovember is Men’s Health Awareness Month and the Movember Foundation uses the

Diabetes Education & Prevention

Diabetes is a long-lasting health condition that affects how your body converts food to energy. Diabetes patients ar

Don't Leave Your FSA Money on the Table in 2019

As 2019 is nearing an end, many people are looking at this year’s medical expenses to plan for how much they shoul

Breast Cancer: What You Need To Know

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called b

New Fair Labor Standards Act Provisions

At the end of September 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule on the threshold for employees to qu

Nutrition Tips for Busy Families

The typical family in the US looks quite different today than it did 30 years ago. School, sports, church, clubs and

Corporate Learning: L&D’s Untapped Resource

Corporate learning has become a corporate challenge.  Never before has the learning function been under so much

Urgent Care vs Emergency Room

Let’s say you are getting ready to make your favorite breakfast—avocado toast. You’ve toasted the bread, cut t

Workplace Violence and Negligent Hiring: How Background Checks Can Reduce Risk

When you think of legal action against employers for workplace violence, you may immediately think of workers’ com

Affordability Percentages Will Decrease for 2020

OVERVIEW On July 23, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2019-29 to index the contrib

5 Tips to Beat the Heat

There’s no denying that summer has arrived. In fact, the news has been abuzz with Alaska’s heat wave in July tha

5 Ways to Advance Your Company Culture

How to instill your core values into new hires and grow it in your existing employees In today’s highly competiti

Volunteering Time Off, Part 2

In part 2 of our series on Volunteering Time Off we explore the benefits of VTO for the company.

HSA and HDHP Limits

The IRS has just announced the new inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs and qualified high deductible health plans for

Volunteering Time Off--Part 1

This month we are launching a series exploring the topic of "Volunteering Time Off" or "VTO".  Part 1 of this s

Gig economy 101

By now you’ve heard of the term “gig economy” but you may not know what it means. Is it describing the economy

Exiting a PEO:  A Checklist of Considerations

  Many small to mid-size companies look for solutions to outsource certain aspects of the

What Is Disability Insurance and Do I Need It?  | Tampa Benefit Advisors

"Your most valued asset isn’t your house, car, or retirement account.  It’s the ability to make a l

Paid Family Leave: What’s the Right Model?

When the Family and Medical Leave Act went into effect in 1993, advocates cheered. But they also lamented the fact t

Identity theft

Recently, the “Happiest Place on Earth” wasn’t living up to its name for many families. For almost a full year

It's Intern season

Summer internships offer students opportunities to gain real-world experience and hands-on career development. Conve

Hot HR Trends

2019 has ushered in many new trends such as retro cartoon character timepieces, meatless hamburgers, and 5G networks

7 Weird Ways To Help Combat 'Hermit' Habits As A Remote Worker

   

Spring Into Fitness With These 5 Simple Tips

Spring is here! That means it's time to ditch those Winter layers, and Winter weight. No matter what your current fi

March Madness 2019: The Ball is in Your Court

March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball

The Advantages of Automation: Prioritize What Matters Most

As schedules continue to get more and more packed with work, health, and personal responsibilities, prioritizing and

The Top 5 Ways You're Burning Out Your Employees (and How to Stop)

In today's scorching labor market, leaders can't afford to watch their best employees exit stage left. And yet 

Opioid Addiction in the Workplace: Resources for Prevention and Treatment

The opioid crisis has driven overdose deaths in America to all-time highs. By 2017, the opioid mortality rate was fi

Legislators Look to Slash Obamacare Excise Tax

House lawmakers introduced legislation this week in a new attempt to repeal the Cadillac tax, the Affordable Care Ac

The Heart of the Matter: Tips for Heart Health

February is Heart health month. While heartbreaks are painful, did you know that heart disease is the leading cause

As Alltrust Insurance’s new VP of HR Consulting and Training, Dan Posada Further Expands Alltrust Offerings

January 31, 2019 – Alltrust Insurance is excited to announce that Dan Posada now serves as the Vice President of H

From Resolutions to Reality: 5 Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Ever wonder why the resolutions you make in January don’t stick around after March? You aren’t alone! Studies sh

Ask the Experts: Using a Health FSA on COBRA

Question: A terminated employee took COBRA for the health FSA. Can he stop making after-tax COBRA contributions afte

5 Ways to Say Thank You

As we begin this new year of 2019, we have also closed 2018 with lots of celebrations, gift-giving, and family time.

2019 Health Plan Compliance Calendar

Employers must comply with certain filing and disclosure requirements each year in connection with their group healt

5 Ways to Update Your Employee Handbook by Year’s End

How long has it been since your organization updated its employee handbook? It’s time to brush off any layers of d

Despite Judge's Ruling, the Affordable Care Act Remains in Full Effect

On Friday, December 14, a federal judge in Texas ruled that without the individual mandate penalty, the Affordable Ca

Celebrate the Season Safely

As the holiday season approaches, the economy is humming along, unemployment is low, and companies are enjoying the

Florida Approves 13.8% Workers’ Comp Rate Decrease

A revised workers compensation rate filing for a 13.8 percent decrease by the National Council on Compensation Insur

Ask the Experts: Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

Question:  Our company received a rebate check from our health insurance carrier. As the employer, we pay the b

Cybersecurity: Employees Are the First Line of Defense

Cybercriminals are becoming more focused on users of company networks as a weak link in the security infrastructure

8 Tips for Handling Tough Employee Conversations

Study: Almost half of new cancer patients lose their entire life savings

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Medicine, 42% of new cancer patients lose all of thei

Looking Backward to Plan Forward

  We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading t