Americans Policy Priorities Highly Polarized

Small Business Labs

Pew Research's As Economic Concerns Recede, Environmental Protection Rises on the Public’s Policy Agenda covers a recent survey asking Americans about their policy priorities. The top 3 policy priorities for Democrats are the environment, healthcare costs, and education.

4 Essential Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

Small Business CEO

With so many unfortunate instances that can put your ability to earn an income in jeopardy, insurance policies remain the surest way to protect your income. So we have listed the four essential insurance policies that everyone should have. Finance insurance policies

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HBR on Why Companies Need Digital Nomad Programs and Policies

Small Business Labs

The Harvard Business Review's Your Company Needs a Digital Nomad Policy covers the reasons why companies should have formal digital nomad programs and policies.  

How to Focus with an “Open Door” Policy (Video)

Eat Your Career

We have an open door policy, which is great for building community, but not so great for avoiding interruptions and carving out time for much beyond the necessities.” The post How to Focus with an “Open Door” Policy (Video) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

57% Of Companies Want To Enact Geographic Pay Policies – Here’s Why That’s A Problem

Allwork

Company culture and willingness to provide visibility and clarity into pay structures, programs, and policies [are all factors]. Over half of respondents said they are beginning to enact a geographic pay policy, where salaries will depend on where an employee lives.

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Is a post-COVID remote work policy right for you?

Business Management Daily

Deciding on the best course policy for your workplace can be tricky. If you’re still debating what your remote work policy should look like, you’re not alone. There are a number of policies to consider. How to pick the right policy for your business.

Blind Survey Shows Apple Workers Are Unhappy With Hybrid Policies

Allwork

Anonymous social network platform Blind has found that 76% of Apple employee respondents were discontent with the company’s office policies. . The post Blind Survey Shows Apple Workers Are Unhappy With Hybrid Policies appeared first on Allwork.Space.

Bank Of America Will Introduce More “Formality” To Its Flexible Work Policies

Allwork

By outlining specific guidance to the company’s flexible work arrangements, Moynihan says it will create more equitable policies for all employees. . The post Bank Of America Will Introduce More “Formality” To Its Flexible Work Policies appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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It’s time to review (or create) your document retention policy

Business Management Daily

They create a document retention policy that clarifies what needs to be saved, where, and for how long. Sticking to a set record retention policy eliminates guesswork and promotes efficiency. Businesses and nonprofits of all sizes should possess a written-out document retention policy.

Lyft To Cut Back Its Corporate Office Space For Flexible Policies

Allwork

Lyft has announced that it would cut back on its office space as it transitions to a “fully flexible” policy. . The post Lyft To Cut Back Its Corporate Office Space For Flexible Policies appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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AT&T Extended Its Remote Work Policy, But Some Employees Are Still Being Forced Back

Allwork

AT&T’s union recently came to an agreement with the company to extend the company’s remote work policy until next year. The post AT&T Extended Its Remote Work Policy, But Some Employees Are Still Being Forced Back appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Google Is The Pioneer Of The Modern Office, But Could Its Hybrid Policy Change That?

Allwork

Despite the dissent from workers over this policy, the sole fact that Google is embracing the concept of hybrid work makes a huge statement and will have rippling effects across the world’s largest companies. . Google is undoubtedly a pioneer of the modern office. .

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KPMG Opens Its Doors For Cambridge Researchers To Study Wellness Policies

Allwork

KPMG will allow researchers from the University of Cambridge to study all facets of their current policies and whether they are improving the mental wellbeing of KPMG’s 16,000 UK employees.? .

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Why Offices Should Progress At The Same Pace As Workplace Policies

Allwork

Workplace policies have made decades of progress in just a little over two years, so why shouldn’t offices follow suit? . The post Why Offices Should Progress At The Same Pace As Workplace Policies appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Maintaining Remote Work Policies Is A Top Priority For 77% Of Workers

Allwork

The post Maintaining Remote Work Policies Is A Top Priority For 77% Of Workers appeared first on Allwork.Space. The annual Axios Harris 100 poll reveals that Millennials are accelerating remote work adoption. .

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Do you need to write a travel management policy?

Practically Perfect PA

Some of the following scenarios will probably sound all too familiar to you in your current position: Your Executive Team and colleagues take the liberty of booking their flights and accommodation themselves without much thought for the time it takes to get a business trip organised. You work at a fast-growing startup and you’ve realised […].

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Google Reminds Staff Of Relocation Policies After Roe v Wade Is Struck Down

Allwork

The post Google Reminds Staff Of Relocation Policies After Roe v Wade Is Struck Down appeared first on Allwork.Space. After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade, companies are coming forward to offer their employees with tools and resources to access reproductive healthcare. .

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Microsoft’s Pay Transparency Policy Could Set A Precedent For The Tech Industry

Allwork

Some states have already implemented such a policy where large employers are required to provide transparency over their pay ranges, normalizing this trend.? . Prior to these regulations and policies, discussion over salaries was viewed as controversial.

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5 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make When Purchasing Insurance Policies

Small Business CEO

With so many liabilities, insurance providers, and policy options for small businesses to consider, purchasing proper coverage can be a time-consuming, complicated process.

How Does an “Open Door” Policy Work in a Virtual Environment?

Worxbee

For many companies, the pandemic has revealed whether they really had an open-door policy or healthy team dynamics in the first place. Problems arise when questioning how to cultivate this policy in a virtual environment. What is an open-door policy?

Why Your Office Needs a Green Workplace Policy

Eco-Office Gals

If you have an office without a green workspace policy, it’s about time to put one in place! Though change comes slowly to many traditional offices, startups and new businesses often adapt to these policies remarkably quickly, and even if it takes a while, the effect of the policy is important. There are a variety of reasons to implement such a green policy, and if you’re looking to do so, ways to do it simply and without great cost.

Social Media – The Policy. The Rules.

The Small Business Blog

This is a great video about social media “Do’s & Do Not’s&# – take a look. You can get social media training if you are unsure how to start your online marketing campaign. Hat-tip to @adrianswinscoe

Adhering to the "Closed Door" Policy

Professional Assistant Blog

I wrote a post entitled "Adhering to the 'Open Door' Policy", but this post is a little different, so please read on. Do you find that you get disturbed around your cubicle because of excessive noise? Do you wish that you could build walls around your cubicle just so that people would keep quiet? I am sure that this happened to many of you on a regular basis. Managers have offices and the.

How to Create a Sales Policy That is Fair to ALL of Your Clients

Office Organization Success

When you start developing your multiple streams of income business by adding products and programs which are available on your website, there’s a very specific policy you need to have in place … and that is a clearly defined Sales Policy. Your Sales Policy is simply a statement which lets your clients and customers know what they can expect from you and how you handle your sales processes.

5 Reasons to be Constantly in Your Policies and Procedures Docs

Virtual Moxie

I had an interesting conversation with a non-VA coaching client this past week, in which she was extolling the virtues of having well-documented policies and procedures for her business (something you know I was happy to hear!). Then she said, almost in passing, “What I can’t figure out is why, given that I''ve created the Policies and Procedures, things fall through the cracks.”.

Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Prioritize I n my last job, I had my own office. We strive for an “open door” policy, but of course, there are times when the managers hold meetings or make phone calls and have their door closed. Just remember, if your company has an “open door” policy, please adhere to it.

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Consider Essential Add-On Features when Choosing the Best Car Insurance Policy

Small Business CEO

If you were contemplating on choosing a car insurance policy, your best bet would be to look for the best car insurance companies in the business. … The post Consider Essential Add-On Features when Choosing the Best Car Insurance Policy appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. It would be in your best interest to look for all kinds of car insurance needs, such as those offered by www.carbestinsurance.com.

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Finding Out The Cheap and Exclusive Car Insurance Policies With Ease

Small Business CEO

The high rates of car insurance premium have been a significant reason why many avoid investing in the car insurance policy. The primary perspective of the policies and its potential to save the individuals from the financial trap makes it a recommended choice. … The post Finding Out The Cheap and Exclusive Car Insurance Policies With Ease appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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How policy and cost savings are helping to drive the uptake of low-energy, retrofit LED Lamps

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals How policy and cost savings are helping to drive the uptake of low-energy, retrofit LED Lamps. “The traditional GLS lamp is dead!” ” Well it may not be quite dead but legislation, environmental issues and cost-saving are forcing businesses’ to re-evaluate the real costs of lighting. Traditional lamps including GLS, Halogen, Tungsten and Discharge are being replaced by low-energy retrofit products such as LED.

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How Simple Policies Can Change Your Business

blogs.sitepoint.com

While this makes sense, it doesn’t mean you should ignore behind-the-scenes business administration tasks, such as setting policies. Policies that outline how you run various elements of your business, and why you do it that way, set boundaries and create a foundation for the business. Having policies like this can often be the difference between a good business and a great business. Telephone Policies - What phone numbers will you share with your clients?

Mis-sold a PPI Policy? Rush To Claim What’s Yours – It’s Your Money!

Small Business CEO

When you have a PPI policy, chances are, you’re not eligible to claim on, especially when you’re self-employed. In fact, there are at least two million people in the UK who have the same fate as yours: You’ve been mis-sold a PPI policy. In other words, your PPI policy is useless in your circumstances.…

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COVID-19's Huge Financial Impact on Cities

Small Business Labs

Government PolicyAccording to the National League of Cities (NLC) , 65% of cities are being forced to delay or cancel capital spending and infrastructure projects due to COVID-19.      Unlike the federal government, most U.S.

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MIT Economists on the Impact of COVID-19 on Labor Markets

Small Business Labs

The essay ends on a positive note explaining that policy interventions at the federal, state and local levels could limit the negative impacts.    Also, see the essay for specifics on the policies they believe will be needed.

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Policy Protection – Which Types of Business Insurance Are Right For Your SME?

Small Business CEO

Starting a business exposes you to certain risks. Fortunately, however, all businesses have access to a wide range of insurance types, to protect them from the dangers that could wipe out a small business before it has had a chance to take off. An experienced Business Insurance Broker , can assist you in reducing your exposure to risk, and find an insurance program that is aligned to your specific needs and objectives. There is no one-size-fits-all insurance solution for small businesses.

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Why Traditional Employment Limits Flexibility

Small Business Labs

Freelance gig economy Government Policy Independent workersThe Hill's Gig firms seek Mass.

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Uber's Third Way for Independent Contractors

Small Business Labs

gig economy Government Policy Independent workersUber's 18-page report, A First Step Toward A New Model For Independent Platform Work , outlines their proposal for improving the financial security of independent contractors, especially Uber drivers. 

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About 14 Million Freelancers, Gig Workers and Self-Employed are Getting Unemployment Insurance

Small Business Labs

The program's success - and its importance to the financial health of so many people - lead to two policy implications. Freelance gig economy Government Policy Independent workers

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U.S. Census Pulse Survey Finds Small Businesses Getting Slammed

Small Business Labs

   Government Policy Small Business EconomyThe U.S. Census has created a Small Business Pulse survey to track and measure how small businesses are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Independent Workers Qualify for Unemployment Insurance Under the CARES Act

Small Business Labs

   Freelance gig economy Government Policy Independent workers self-employmentLast week Congress passed and the president signed the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus bill designed to help businesses and Americans weather the economic storm caused by the COVID 19 pandemic. Independent workers (the self-employed, freelancers, gig workers, etc.) qualify for a number of assistance programs contained in the bill. 

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Brookings 2019 Trends to Watch

Small Business Labs

The Brookings Institute is a large and influential DC public policy think tank. The report is targeted at government policy makers and lists the issues Brookings experts "expect will shape the world this year and the solutions to address them." " Although targeted at policy makers, many of the trends are on technology, trade and other issues related to business. The trend is listed first in the Biggest Policy Trends in 2019 section of the report.

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How Many Employees Will Small Business Layoff?

Small Business Labs

   The highly regarded labor economics at the Economic Policy Institute, for example, are currently forecasting the overall unemployment rate will reach 15% in July.  Government Policy Small Business Economy trends

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California's New Gig Law, AB5, Ignores the Growing Role of Remote Work

Small Business Labs

Forcing these workers to be traditional employees is bad policy.   gig economy Government Policy self-employmentBusiness Insider's California is attempting a massive labor experiment that could grow into a disaster for millions of workers outlines some of the many problems with California's new AB5 worker classification law. It's written by a self-employed multimedia journalist based in Los Angeles.

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