Using Business Value as a Benchmark

The ultimate indicator of how well a company and its management are performing is how much the company is worth. Any performance measurement or benchmarking system should include fair market value as one of its primary metrics. With public companies, it’s easy...

SERPs: Pros and Cons for Employers and Executives

If your company offers employees a qualified retirement plan, it’s probably a 401(k). But this popular option isn’t the only game in town. You may want to offer an additional retirement savings vehicle — such as a supplementary executive retirement plan...

The ABCs of Business Valuation

You may understand some of the theory behind business valuation, but you probably don’t know the procedures involved in the analysis and preparation of a report. Clients and attorneys who understand how the valuation process works can anticipate their...

Don’t Miss These Often-Overlooked Overtime Pay Requirements

When the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publicizes financial penalties it has levied against employers for overtime pay violations, it’s not hoping to shame them. The treatment and calculation of this pay can be confusing. So the DOL’s goal is to make the...

Got Remote Workers? You Need to Understand Jurisdiction

The pandemic isn’t in the rearview mirror yet, but it’s already clear that the U.S. business landscape has changed. Many employers, for example, are expected to allow their remote workforce to remain working from home even though social distancing may no...