Many financial companies search for negative news, also known as “adverse media,” as part of their due diligence process for potential customers. But this type of screening isn’t only effective
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By: Sara Choate, SPHR, SHRM-SCP If given the opportunity to choose between being proactive or reactive, most people elect a proactive approach. We like feeling prepared and having a plan
It’s a subject that most people don’t like to think about, but every employer must address. Workplace violence is an enormous threat to the physical, mental, and psychological well-being of
As businesses and non-profit entities increasingly rely on technology, cyberthreats are becoming more sophisticated and aggressive. Auditors must factor these threats into their risk assessments. They also can help you
No one likes to contemplate their own mortality. But ignoring the need for an estate plan or procrastinating in the creation of one is reckless. If you haven’t started the
Despite widespread fears of recession in recent months, hiring remains strong in the United States. Employers added 528,000 jobs in July 2022 and many organizations seeking new workers are having
With electronic payments and in-app purchases becoming the norm, many midsize to large companies have grown accustomed to software-driven accounts receivable. However, there are some smaller businesses that continue to
If you don’t have enough federal tax withheld from your paychecks and other payments, you may have to make estimated tax payments. This is the case if you receive interest,
Summer can bring extreme weather, including floods, droughts, wildfires, tornadoes, and hurricanes. These natural disasters and other crises can interrupt normal business operations, causing significant financial losses. If disaster strikes,
As you’re aware, certain employers are required to report information related to their employees’ health coverage. Does your business have to comply, and if so, what must be done? Basic
Auditors commonly use confirmations to verify such items as cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, employee benefit plans, and pending litigation. Under U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, an external confirmation is
Let’s assume you have a legally valid will but you’ve decided that it should be revised because of a change in your family’s circumstances. Perhaps all you want to do
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