Effective Leadership Begins With You

If you search Merriam-Webster for the meaning of “leader,” you will find some interesting definitions:

Top Ten Best Practices: Employers Supporting Employee Mental Health

 

Coronavirus Resource Center from Alltrust Insurance

This post was last updated on May 26, 2020

As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus

5 Tips for Building Trust When Employees Return to Work

The day where people return to normal routines around work doesn’t seem as far off today as it did just a

Engaging Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented changes for many industries. As

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: What Employers Need to Know

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the Act) was signed into law by President Trump on

The Importance of Career Pathing

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

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

Corporate Learning: L&D’s Untapped Resource

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

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

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

Volunteering Time Off, Part 2

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

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

Exiting a PEO:  A Checklist of Considerations

 

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

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

It's Intern season

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

Hot HR Trends

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

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

 

 

The Advantages of Automation: Prioritize What Matters Most

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

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

Celebrate the Season Safely

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

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

Ask the Experts: Service Dogs and the ADA

Question: We have a new employee in our call center who has a service dog. She came to her interview and

Back to School Time Off Tips | Tampa Benefit Advisors

The coals from the Labor Day barbecues have cooled, the beach chairs have been returned to their sheds,

Trust Equation | Tampa Bay Employee Benefits

We are currently living in a low-trust society as a whole — we keep hearing that news is fake, science is

SCOTUS 2018 Roundup and 2019 Preview | Tampa Benefit Advisors

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard several cases with employment implications during

Summer Survival Guide | Tampa Bay Employee Benefits

We are halfway through our summer break and by now you have heard 1,000 times, “I’m bored!” from your

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance | Florida Employee Benefits

Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s

Preparation Aids Prevention

Incidences of workplace violence are becoming more common and are all over the news. It’s not just

Is Fortnite Addiction Interfering with Your Workplace? | Tampa Bay Employee Benefits

If you haven’t heard, the latest video game craze is Fortnite Battle Royale. This free multiplayer game

Opioids in America

Lately, there’s been a big focus on America’s opioid addiction in the news. Whether it’s news on the abuse

5 Employee Handbook Mistakes to Avoid

Gary Wheeler, partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, a well-respected national employment

Top 5 Social Media Tips That Can Benefit Every Agency | Tampa Employee Benefits

 

IRS Decreases HSA Contribution Limits for Family HDHP Coverage | Tampa Employee Benefits

Benefits Easy: Intro to Self-Funding | Florida Employee Benefits

 

The $9 billion reason you should never show up to work sick | Tampa Employee Benefits

 

FINANCIAL WELLNESS BENEFITS - ADAPTING THEM IN THE NEW WORKFORCE | Tampa Benefit Advisors

  Over the past few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in Financial Wellness Programs. Actually, as

Utilizing HR Technology to Drive Employee Engagement

With the rise of mobility, HR executives have turned to benefits administration technology to maximize

Rising Health Insurance Costs: Explore Your Options

It comes as no surprise to either employers or employees that health insurance costs are rising. Even when

Big News from Alltrust: Orlando Office Opens

Alltrust is excited to announce that we've opened an Orlando office!  As we continue to expand our

Benefits of Telemedicine: Healthcare Savings for Employers?

Practicing “telemedicine” doesn’t exactly conjure a positive image. Your initial thought might be to

Alltrust Understands The Mission - No One Has To Go Through Crisis Alone

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay has an extraordinary workforce comprised of compassionate, competent and

Florida State Fair's Director of Human Resources Loves Alltrust

As an HR department of one, it is very important to make every action (and interaction) count. Alltrust

OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

Effective January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will require employers

Affordable Care Act Penalties and Excise Taxes

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes numerous reforms for group health plans and creates new compliance

Benefits Glossary: Preparing for Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is the time of year reserved for your employees to make changes to your benefit elections.

PCORI Fee Change for 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and self-insured plan sponsors in

Medicare Part D Notices Due October 15th

Employers with group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to individuals who are eligible

Alltrust Nominated: Best Employee Benefits Firm in Florida Trend Magazine

Alltrust is proud to be nominated for the sixth consecutive year as one of Tampa’s Best Employee Benefits

PPACA Compliance: What You Need to Know

In July's Health Insurance Underwriters Magazine Jamie Hawkins, Alltrust's exclusive HR technologist and

Employer Information Report (EEO-1): What You Need to Know

Employer Information Report (EEO-1)

The Employer Information Report EEO-1, otherwise known as the EEO-1

90-Day Health Care Coverage Waiting Period Limit - An Overview

For plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits group health

HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Tool

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office of the National Coordinator for

Pay or Play Penalty- When to Begin Tracking Employee Hours

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a penalty on applicable large employers (ALEs) that do not offer

Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits Will Increase for 2015

On April 23, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2014-30, which increases

The Advantages of Self-Funding

Importance of Claims Analysis

In today’s business climate, managers need benefits solutions as resourceful

Maximize Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits: Essential But Unruly 

Wellness Programs and ROI: Does it Exist?

The debate goes on as to whether or not employer-based wellness programs generate any return on

Alltrust Announced as One of Tampa Bay's Best Places to Work

At Alltrust, we strongly believe that the most powerful aspect of creating our unique culture is caring

Cafeteria Plans: Mid-Year Election Changes

Participant elections under a cafeteria must be made before the first day of the plan year or the date

Alltrust Announces Cynthia Buttrill as Part of the Alltrust Team

Alltrust is excited to announce Cynthia (Cindy) Buttrill as the newest addition to the Alltrust family.

NLRA Guide - What Employees and Employers Should Know

Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in 1935, with a goal of preventing and mediating

Final Employer Shared Responsibility Regulations Issued

In an update to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), applicable large employers that have fewer than 100

Sozon Vatikiotis, JD Announced as Alltrust's New CEO

In an event held on Thursday, March 13th at Ocean Prime in Tampa, Alltrust's Karen Brayboy (president) and