A Comprehensive Guide to PEOs and Why Your Business Would Benefit from Using One

Many small businesses are taking advantage of professional employer organizations or PEOs. These organizations are basically a way to outsource human resources for small businesses that do not have the staff or time to take care of HR functions. A PEO assumes most of or all of the aspects of human resources for a business. This includes hiring, payroll, health …

The PEO Industry is Booming

Over the past few years, small businesses have been making a comeback that has initiated an increased need for Professional Employment Organizations (PEOs). As a result, the PEO industry has grown.   PEO Industry Overview Precise numbers are difficult to calculate because the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Hoovers provide conflicting definitions of what constitutes a PEO. However, the …

Employment Relief

“PEOs offer relief to small businesses by relieving them of the unfortunate, unintended burdens that come with being an employer” -Hector V. Barreto, Former Administrator US Small Business Administration

PEO Services in Colorado

Still looking for a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or Employee Leasing firm in Colorado for 2009 payroll? StaffScapes, a Denver-based PEO, is still enrolling clients for payroll beginning in 2009. If you have less than 50 employees and our considering the use of a PEO for 2009 and have not made a decision StaffScapes provides a simple enrollment process with no start up …

Why would a business use a PEO?

Business owners more than ever are selecting PEO’s to allow them to better focus their energy on income generating activities. Business owners want to focus their time and energy on the “business of their business” and not on the “business of employment.” As businesses grow, most owners do not have the necessary human resource training; payroll and accounting skills, the …

PEOs The way to go for small companies

Controlling cost and optimizing resources with a PEO. Is your business generating a small profit? Are human resources and benefits eating away at that profit? Insurance benefits are the one area that is increasing the most over the past few years.  Professional Employer Organizations remove the burden of employment and help small companies get a handle on ever increasing employee …

PEOs growing as economy slows

Businesses are focusing more on income generating ideas and activities as the economy slows. In today’s economy, the only people who will make money in the next four years are the business owners that know how to run their business efficiently and with growth in mind, said Milan Yeager, CEO of NAPEO, National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. How do …

PEOs – One Response to Market Demands For Change

American business is undergoing fundamental changes in human resource management, and the PEO industry is one response to market demands. There are several factors driving the growth of the industry. First, over the last two decades, this nation has seen a significant increase in employment-related federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Second, the expertise required to manage a small …

PEOs provide assistance to improve productivity and profitability

PEOs allow organizations to focus on their core competencies by outsourcing the non-revenue, time- consuming employment administration tasks. PEO services bring clarity, communication, and certainty to employees. This improves morale and increases productivity. PEOs work with organizations to develop, clarify and implement polices and procedures, detailed job descriptions, handbooks, compensation statements and other communication pieces. PEO professionals handle the questions …

A Fresh Look at PEOs

California Employment Training Panel (ETP) recognizes the value a PEO brings to small business and is reviewing policy on funding ETP programs with PEO’s and there clients under a c0-employment relationship.  Employment Training Panel is considering funding employers that contract with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) to perform employment-related services. Following a presentation by members of the PEO community at …