Entries by Trisha Crigger

Retirement confidence remains high despite COVID-19

5/7/20 8:00 AM  More Americans are optimistic about their chances of being financially secure in old age, according to the latest annual retirement confidence report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). Specifically, 69 percent of surveyed U.S. workers said that they are at least “somewhat confident” they will have enough money to retire comfortably, […]

Coming back from COVID

As Governor Whitmer has lifted parts of the stay-home order, many employers are preparing to bring laid off or furloughed employees back to the workplace. BCN Services helps local businesses reopen in a way that protects employees and complies with local regulations. See more information below about how we are helping businesses in this difficult […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions offered for employers

The law firm of Dickinson Wright offers basic tips for employers about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Read more below or see the original post here. (Republished with permission, with updates from the CDC noted below). It is now impossible to avoid the reality that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19, the “coronavirus”), […]

Considering non-compete agreements? Put them in place before hiring or promoting

Recently, Apple brought a case against a manager who allegedly established a competing business during company time. Most company owners would agree that’s not an acceptable way for managers to spend time at work. What, if anything, can a company do to prevent those situations, and what can they do if a situation like that […]