Choosing a Payroll Services Provider

06/06/2024

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Money

Many people underestimate how complicated managing payroll is – until they find themselves responsible for payroll deductions, overtime calculations, and regulatory requirements. A payroll services provider relieves employers of this burden. However, choosing a payr...

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Are You Ready for New Pay and Benefits Transparency Laws?

05/07/2024

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

States have been busy passing new pay and benefits transparency laws. For employers, this means you may need to disclose accurate pay and benefits information when placing jobs ads. It also means job seekers will have access to more detailed information – and their ...

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How to Boost Participation in Employee Wellness Programs

04/11/2024

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Insurance

In theory, employee wellness programs improve employee health, which may lead to high productivity and lower healthcare costs. There’s just one catch: wellness programs won’t work unless employees participate in them. To achieve a good return on your investment, y...

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Hiring a Professional Employer Organization in Utah? 5 Questions to Ask

03/07/2024

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A professional employer organization (PEO) helps small and midsize businesses manage employment-related issues. However, signing up with a PEO is a major decision you should not take lightly. The PEO you choose will become your company’s co-employer, meaning it will...

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How to Help Employees Squeeze the Most Value from Their Health Benefits

02/12/2024

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Rising Insurance Costs Are Hurting Everyone Research published in JAMA Network found that health insurance premiums for U.S. families with employer-sponsored insurance increased from 7.9% of compensation in 1988 to 17.7% in 2019. In other words, health insurance ...

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Six Ways to Build DEI into Your Benefits Strategies

01/12/2024

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While you may not have thought about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as it pertains to employees benefits, there are important reasons to give the topic some consideration. As your business grows, your workforce naturally becomes more diverse which leads to in...

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6 Ideas to Communicate the Value of Employee Benefits

12/13/2023

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Employees often don’t understand the real value of their benefits. As a result, they may not appreciate what their employers offer and may fail to use all the benefits available to them. This can undermine an employer’s retention and engagement strategy while lowe...

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Telehealth Benefits: The Past, Present, and Future

11/16/2023

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Telehealth is now a common option for many types of care, but this wasn’t always the case. Over the years, emerging technologies and new societal needs have helped shape telehealth’s evolution. Today, telehealth benefits are a staple of healthcare. The Differ...

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What to Expect: Utah Medicare

10/09/2023

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It’s time to pick your Medicare plan for 2024 – beneficiaries have many options to choose from. The plan you select will impact both your coverage and your costs. Here’s what to expect from Utah Medicare plans. The Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Every year,...

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How to Build Financial Wellness into Your Employee Benefits Package

08/25/2023

Posted by: Altura Benefits in Money

Many of your employees are worried about money. As a result, they’re losing sleep, they’re distracted at work, and they may even be looking for a better paying job. You can help your employees by building financial wellness into your employee benefits package. Mo...

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Should Your Small Business Offer Benefits? How to Get Started

08/08/2023

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As a small business owner with employees, you face a critical question: should your small business offer benefits? Although the prospect of creating an employee benefits program may seem daunting, it may be easier than you expect when you have the right assistance. Sm...

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The Altura Difference: Knowledge + Care

07/14/2023

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Craig Paulson is the president and founder of Altura Benefits. We recently sat down with him to delve into the details of his company, including how it stands apart in employee benefits. Read the interview below to hear what Craig has to say about his Utah agency. ...

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