What is a Professional Employer Organization?

StaffScapes is a Denver based Professional Employer Organization serving small to medium sized companies in the Colorado region. Professional employer organizations (PEOs) enable clients to cost-effectively outsource the management of human resources, employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation. PEO clients focus on their core competencies to maintain and grow their bottom line. Businesses today need help managing increasingly complex employee …

New Study Analyzes CDHP Enrollment

Increase in consumer driven health plans reported in 2007 A recent study conducted by the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) shows that participation in consumer driven health plans (CDHP) have increased.  In 2007, enrollment in a CDHP grew 25 percent, to 12.5 million from 10 million in 2006. The majority of those CDHPs were based on a preferred …

PEO Benefits

Making a case for a Professional Employer Organization – PEO It is difficult to change from “the way things have been done.” Here are a few good reasons why it makes sense to talk to a PEO about partnering with, or creating strategies to use a PEO. Consolidation – Reduce the amount of employment related vendors you use, and use …

Payroll Administration

Lawsuits based on Vacation Pay disputes are on the rise Recent class action lawsuits based on vacation pay have settled for large amounts, attracting plaintiff attorneys’ attention.  In 2006, a staffing agency settled 2 class action lawsuits for more than three million dollars based for denial of vacation benefits. This same company is now facing another class action suit in another …

True Costs of Health Insurance Changes

New study finds shifting costs does not always save money. In order to control increasing costs of health insurance, many employers are shifting more monetary responsibility onto the employees.  A new study released by the nonprofit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) shows that shifting costs to employees doesn’t save employers money. The three year study focused on the increased disability and absence-related …

Social Security Increase

SSA announces increase in taxable wage base and monthly benefits for 2008. The maximum amount of earnings taxable for Social Secuirty in 2008 is increasing to $102,000.00.  This is a $4,500.00 increase from 2007’s wage base of $97,500.00. Along with this wage base increase is a 2.3% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) to the monthly benefits.  The COLA is based off of the Bureau …

Flu Shots Available

Flu shots Concentra is offering Flu Shots for all of StaffScapes employees as a part of their services.  They expect to have the vacine after October 15th and are available for $25 per shot.  StaffScapes can also arrange onsite clinics if you are interested. Please contact Lora Manternach at 303-466-7864 for more information.  This is just one of the additions of …

Free Checking with Chase Banks

Chase at work  As a client and employee of StaffScapes did you know that you can get FREE checking with Chase banks. No Monthly Service Fee Free Chase ATM access Discount loan rates To learn more about the free banking and other benefits contact StaffScapes benefits department.

StaffScapes Benefits

StaffScapes benefits available to all employees StaffScapes offers a variety of benefits that assist small companies that may not meet enrollment requirements to offer additional benefits to employees. Some of the additional benefits that StaffScapes offers include: 2 types of Dental programs, a discount plan and an indemnity plan.  Vision services, Life Insurance, AFLAC products and 401K options.  The 401K …

AMC Tickets

AMC Tickets available StaffScapes has AMC tickets available to clients and employees.  The Silver Experience ticket is only $5.50 per ticket and has no expiration date.  Please contact StaffScapes today to find out how you can get your tickets at 303-466-7864.  StaffScapes is a Colorado PEO that offers many benefits for business owners and employees.