Workers Comp for Independent Contractors: Are You Covered?

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A common question on the minds of enterprises, staffing firms, and on-demand platforms is: how do we solve for worker injury and workers’ compensation when engaging independent contractors? It’s a hot-button problem with tangible risk, particularly in light of the many lawsuits continuing to underline the issue. As an enterprise, it’s time to start thinking about the risks…

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4 Retirement Plan Options for Self-Employed

4 Retirement Plan Options for Self-Employe

Self-employed professionals enjoy the flexibility, control, and creativity an independent career offers, but the challenge and uncertainty of planning for retirement is a common concern. At a traditional job, you have the benefit of built-in retirement options, but this field can be more difficult to navigate on your own. Fortunately, there are a number of solutions…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: July, 2018

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News July, 2018

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. NY Appellate Court Says Postmates Courier is…

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How to Develop Resilience When You’re Self Employed

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The pathway to success as a self employed small business owner is not straight, flat, or smooth. It’s a twisting, uphill climb through terrain that is often difficult. Achieving sustainable success requires grit, discipline, stamina, and a healthy risk orientation to deal with all the ups-and-downs, uncertainties, and head-spinning changes that come with the job.…

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