How To Grow Your Business

How Can You Sell More Business? Don’t stop reading this until the very last sentence and if you are like most of us who have sold for any amount of time, you will see the value of what you are …

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QuickClip One Page Summary

  A Free Intranet Service for Business Clients and Their Employees Bulletin Board- Keep all of your employees on the same page as communications is concerned.  Post jobs, birthdays, important meetings etc…   Administrative Tools – such as handbooks, safety …

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QuickClip Directory Listing Rates

QuickClip is an on-line business software application provided at no cost to businesses with the understanding that support and updates are performed regularly in an effort to maintain the integrity of the software.  The product itself has useful applications for …

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Health Care Reform Law Upheld for Now

We can now confirm that the Health Care Reform law has been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, with an exception related to states and the expansion of Medicaid. The following are the key highlights of the decision: The individual mandate, …

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Bios for William Owen and Carl O’Neal

William M. Owen, Owner, Synergy VII LLC is a small business advisory and consulting firm established in 2006 by William Owen. He is a graduate of Auburn University, Marketing, B S Degree, 1979 and is married with six children and …

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New Guidance for Plan Administrators and Service Providers on Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure Rules

New Guidance for Plan Administrators and Service Providers on Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure Rules The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued guidance to help plan administrators and service providers comply with new rules for improving …

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Examples of EEOC Settlements

The case descriptions and EEOC responses given below are excerpts or summaries taken from EEOC press releases.   Hiring Process and Medical Examinations/Drug Screens (1-23-12) Recovering substance abusers cannot be discriminated against because they are seeking treatment. Company Rescinded Job …

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Small Business Check-Up and Maintenance Program

William M. Owen, SYNERGY VII Inc. Business Services Advisory & Consulting Small Business Check-Up and Maintenance Program Stay Compliant A small business needs advice and direction regarding compliance to federal and state mandated regulations as relates to employment practices.  We …

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The EEOC has Issued a Final Rule Regarding the ADEA

Final Rule Clarifies Meaning of “Reasonable Factors Other than Age” under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a final rule regarding “Disparate Impact and Reasonable Factors Other than Age” (RFOA) under …

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Expend is an Expense Report Solution

All businesses have expenses. Industry analysts estimate that travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses account for up to 10% of total corporate operating expenses. Organizations that still manually process expense reports spend, on average, over $23 per expense report above the …

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