By Dennis Hung • June 27, 2018•Careers, Other Career Issues, Issues, Sexism, Sexual Harassment, and Other Forms of Discrimination
Regulations for businesses can be pretty tricky to navigate. In order to avoid common pitfalls and legal risks, using tech can be a huge boost for efficiency. Here is how technology helps keep everything in check:
News Feed Apps
Understanding what kinds of changes are taking place in a specific region is crucial. However, it can be a pain to visit government website and read through their posts. However, with news feed apps, you can aggregate this data so you can see any changes in one place. Most smartphones have a news feed app pre-installed, but there are other options in app stores as well.
The IRS doesn't mess around when it comes business taxes. Misappropriating funds or working around regulations can bring hefty fines, and even business closure. Cloud accounting software allows every member of a team to add their expenses so you can stay above board. Also, there are new companies, like Divvy, that make business finances a lot easier through new softwares.
There are various laws regarding employee pay. If payroll information isn’t organized in one central place, it can become really difficult to comply to all the laws and rules. Using a modern HR database software can help you to navigate those laws and make sure everything is in line.
While there is no law against having a team made up of only white males, it isn’t wise to do so. It’s proven that a business runs more efficiently when there is diversity, and if a business only hires white males, they might run into some problems. It’s wise for a company to have diversity in background and ideas, but it’s also safer. Being accused of bigotry, even if it’s not true, can really hurt a company. Businesses need to make sure they are searching for diverse employees from diverse locations. To accomplish this, you can use companies like the JMJ Phillip Group to help recruit candidates from various places with various backgrounds.
There are a number of high-profile cases in the government and entertainment industry regarding sexual harassment. To help prevent future harassment cases, businesses should invest in great softwares and great employees for their HR team.
All business need to have insurance for their building, for safety, for liability, and usually a host of other reasons. Insurance comparison and data-sampling help explain risks, and which options are best. If in doubt, consult legal help to make this decision with guidance.
Invoice and Payment Flags
The SEC has regulations on certain payments that can be made between businesses, attorneys, clients, and other institutions. This language was put in place for a good reason. However, it can be difficult to understand. Software can flag transactions that are on the line of breaking regulations. It allows you to revise your financials to meet the requirements put forth by local and federal agencies.
Technology is created to make life easier. A business is falling behind if it isn’t using software and other digital tools to make HR compliance easier.