Employee Benefits Archives - Blue Ridge Risk Partners

Creating a company Culture by Boosting Employee Engagement

We hear the term ‘Company Culture’ often.  But this leaves many Employers scratching their heads.  Do we have a Company Culture?  How do we create one?  Is this what our current employees and prospective employees […]

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2022 Benefits Trends

When it comes to employee benefits, no year is ever the same. But the past few years have made “different” seem like a vast understatement. Expect more changes in 2022 in the midst of ongoing […]

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

Over the past several months, many American workers have been awaiting the finalized requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations per The Rehabilitation Act and Emergency Temporary Standard legislations. Guidance was initially provided by the EEOC for all […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance

Employers are still awaiting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard implementing President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate. But in the meantime, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its guidance on workplace […]

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HSA 2022 Contribution Limits

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Folks are moving into the seasonal spirit for multiple holidays, wrapping up the current calendar year for home and work, and thinking of their upcoming 2022 HSA […]

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A Wellness Plan Could Save You Money

Disengaged workers cost the U.S. economy more than $450 billion in lost productivity each year. (source: Optum)  However, employers offering wellness programs report increased productivity and higher morale. Think about it, a driving force behind wellness programs is stress […]

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Updates to CAREs Act: Employee Retention Credit

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued guidance on how to calculate gross receipts to determine an employer’s eligibility for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

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Types of health plans

When it comes to group health insurance there are three types: fully insured, self-funded, and level funded.   A fully insured plan removes most of the risk from the employee and employer and puts it on the […]

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