5 things small business owners should know about this year’s open enrollment


Offering competitive employee benefits is often crucial to the way small businesses attract and retain employees. Continue reading for five things small businesses should consider before open enrollment.

IRS Releases Draft Forms and Instructions for 2018 ACA Reporting


Are your ACA reporting forms and instructions up-to-date? Recently, the IRS released instructions and draft forms for 2018 ACA reporting. Read on to learn more about the changes.

Shrinking Talent Pools Mean Shifting Hiring Strategies


Is your HR department ready to shift their hiring strategies to accommodate the shrinking talent pools? In a tight labor market, companies should be prepared to win potential employees from their competitors. Continue reading this blog from UBA to learn more.

4 best practices for implementing a gamification-based compliance training system


Most employees are not fans of compliance-based training. Read this blog post to learn how implementing a gamification-based training system can help increase employee engagement.

Forté Benefits Awarded Fort Worth Best Company to Work For Three Years in a Row


Forté Benefits recently announced that they have been awarded FWinc's Best Companies to Work For in the under 50 employees category for the third year in a row. Continue reading to learn more.

Compliance Recap – September 2018


Are you looking for the latest in employee benefits news? Stop by our blog today and read UBA's September 2018 Compliance Recap.

U.S. Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in 50 Years


The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, the lowest it’s been since 1969. Read this article from SHRM to learn how this affects the U.S. labor market.

Why employee performance management needs an HR tech overhaul


A recent survey by Adobe revealed that 58 percent of people feel that performance reviews are not necessary. Read this blog post to learn more.

Are you ready for self-funding? Three tools to help you decide


Is your company ready to make the switch to self-funded insurance? Switching to a self-funded plan can seem like a daunting prospect to many HR directors, but there are also many significant benefits to switching. Read on to learn more.

Business meal deductions likely here to stay after new IRS guidelines


Recently the IRS ended deductions for client entertainment, leaving many confused over the deductibility of business meals. Continue reading to learn more.