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  • Employee benefits

    October 13, 2021

    Greg Pope, managing partner at EY's Louisville office,speaks about changes to their benefits, including adding mental health offerings at no cost to employees. He also shares how they evaluate their benefits, exploring new employee benefits and more. Briana Whittle, senior HR generalist at Strothman and Company in Louisville, speaks about their newest employee benefits and what everyone should be considering when evaluating employee benefits, including attracting and retaining talented employees.

  • How employers should handle medical loss ratio (MLR) rebates

    September 7, 2021

    Health insurers such as Anthem and Humana must comply with MLR (Medical Loss Ratio) rules set forth by the ACA. The MRL rules require insurers to spend 80-85% of premium dollars on medical care and healthcare quality improvement, rather than administration costs. If your firm, or your client, receives a MLR rebate there are specific rules regarding distribution.

  • Vaccine status

    September 7, 2021

    Our benefit broker, Lane Hettich, summarized a list of FAQs around vaccination status and benefit plan design strategies. Helpful information for anyone crafting company policies.

  • What we lose when women leave the workforce

    July 21, 2021

    COVID-19 is forcing women out of the workforce in record numbers. What do we lose when women leave the workplace, and how can we make it possible for them to stay?

  • How to prevent turnover when introducing your new normal

    July 21, 2021

    Using empathy, clear communication, and careful planning is key to retaining star employees when reopening the office.

  • Leveraging personal branding, EQ and other leadership skills to advance

    July 19, 2021

    One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how to advance within a public accounting firm, a company and/or the profession. In this column, I will explore how to leverage personal branding, emotional intelligence (EQ) and other leadership skills and strategies to advance by sharing advice from personal experience, feedback, research and interviews with several leaders within our CPA profession.

  • Implementing technologies on an accelerated basis

    June 23, 2021

    CPAs are trained to be methodical. They know how to break down assignments into smaller tasks to complete projects on time and within the established budget. That’s why they are perfect to work on complex projects that involve implementing technologies, especially on an accelerated schedule.

  • BUILDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

    February 5, 2021

    One of the most important aspects of growing your career is intentionally building your personal brand. This article covers: What is a personal brand? Why focus on your personal brand? How to build it?

  • STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR BUSINESS

    February 5, 2021

    Every business needs a strategic plan in order to thrive, and this has never been truer given the current economic environment.

  • SBA re-opening Paycheck Protection Program

    January 13, 2021

    SBA re-opening Paycheck Protection Program to small lenders on Friday, January 15 and all lenders on Tuesday, January 19!