John G. Allen, vice president of sales for G&A Partners, recently spoke with NCR Silver, the makers of an award-winning, cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system, to discuss the top reasons why businesses should consider outsourcing their human resources functions.
Read the full article over on the NCR Silver site.
It’s incredibly expensive for a small business owner to build the proper HR infrastructure they need internally. Partnering with an HR outsourcing provider or professional employer organization (PEO) allows employers to lower their operating expenses without experiencing any sacrifices in quality.
Outsourcing HR needs can allow you to gain access to Fortune 500-level benefits at an affordable rate. Employers who do engage an external HR company are able to take advantage of the firm’s buying power on medical insurance and other employee benefit plans.
The costliest common HR mistake business owners make is waiting until something goes wrong to make an investment in their human resources functions, or dismissing the importance of new regulations until they are levied fines for noncompliance.
Outsourcing HR functions allows businesses to get expert help dealing with the complexities of human resources compliance and the hundreds of federal, state and local labor and employment laws, as well as to reduce their own risk by engaging with a partner that will share some of the liability of being an employer.
Human resources management is an essential component of any business’ success, but HR isn’t typically a company’s core business. Instead, companies are involved in manufacturing goods, marketing products or delivering services. Outsourcing those functions to a PEO or HR provider allows businesses to redirect and refocus the time and resources that had been previously dedicated to managing HR, payroll and benefits to other areas of their business.