Bukaty Blog

Trending benefits: new options for your employees

Benefit plans should reflect employee needs, which change as new generations enter the workforce. Employers competing for in-demand talent leverage their benefit packages to attract and retain quality employees. In a full-employment economy, employers are adopting new benefit options in response...

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3 ways to save time managing flex account claims

There are several advantages to tax-free benefit accounts such as health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs) or health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). These accounts provide participants more direct involvement in their health care, but involvement doesn’t have to mean...

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Confidently and compliantly take on terminations

No one wants to terminate employees, but when it’s necessary, there’s no substitute for good planning.

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Violence is unpredictable; be prepared

No one wants to imagine violence in their workplace, but it can happen at a moment’s notice and preparation is key. According to the National Safety Council, workplace violence is the third leading cause of worksite deaths.

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Merge benefits and payroll for the ideal business solution

Bukaty Companies now integrates our cloud-based payroll software, InspireHCM, with our online enrollment tool. This seamless data transfer prevents duplicate data entry and enhances accuracy.

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Benefit plan disclosure requirements you need to know

Complying with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is not an option for most private-sector employers who sponsor an employee welfare benefit plan. ERISA provides a number of protections to ensure plans are managed in the interest of plan participants.

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Make insurance #1 on the back-to-school list

Parents can’t always protect their children who are away at college, so insurance is an important safety net. Three affordable insurance options can provide peace of mind for worried parents and the protection college students need.

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Check out our new look

We’ve refreshed Bukaty.com to showcase all we do to keep your business on track. Learn for yourself how we use technology, data analytics and communication services to help you build and manage a quality, cost-effective employee benefits package. These tools recognize that benefit management has...

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Outsourced bookkeeping gives needed protection

As your small business grows, so do your responsibilities and financial risks. Many business owners think fraud, theft and embezzlement could never strike their organizations. But all businesses have some exposure, particularly those where the owner is stretched for time and attention.

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Your fiduciary role can be costly

As a fiduciary, one violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) could cost you. Not your business. Not your boss. You. Under ERISA, employers and administrators have fiduciary responsibility, which means they are responsible for managing the company benefit plan properly and...

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BUKATY PODCAST

Episode 8: Avoiding employee lawsuits

Discover how your business could be at risk for lawsuits, and learn strategies to minimize your chances of getting sued. Our podcast guest shares HR tips you won’t want to miss.

Episode 7: Management training is more important than you realize

Don't leave your managers untrained and unprepared. This episode explores the importance of training your company leaders and how it can be detrimental to your business if you don't.

Episode 6: A benefits package for all ages

Rather than limit your company to an outdated one-size-fits-all benefit package, explore customized, generationally based benefit options for your employees. Each generation has different benefit preferences and Bukaty has the technology and benefit lineup to cater to their needs.

Episode 5: The future of employee benefits

Listen to this podcast and discover how employers are utilizing online benefit management platforms to save valuable time and money. Employees love the ease and convenience an online system has over traditional paper enrollment. It’s a win-win for all!

Episode 4: The power of data analytics

Data analytics can serve as a powerful cost-containment tool for your organization's benefit program. Done right, analytics can illuminate the origin of high health care costs and opportunities for improvement. This episode will examine what it means to analyze data and how a proper analysis can benefit your business.

Episode 3: Understanding reference-based pricing

Reference-based pricing has become a popular strategy to control employer health care costs. Listen to this episode to gain a greater understanding of how this cost-saving strategy can lower reimbursement amounts and overall health care spending.

Episode 2: Busting narrow network myths

Narrow network plans can sound restrictive, but the reality is these plans are a valuable option for many groups. They have the potential to offer up to 20% savings on employee health insurance. 

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