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What is a Record of Employment (ROE)?
Every business with Canadian employees must issue a Record of Employment (ROE) to workers who experience an interruption in insurable earnings. The ROE form plays an important role in applying for employment insurance (EI) benefits. Hence, it is essential that you understand the information required to complete a ROE and know when you’re obliged to
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Final Pay Deadline for Employment Termination in Canada
Employee turnover is an inevitable part of every business. The employment relationship between an employer and employee ends when: the employer terminates the employee, or the employee quits or retires. What are your obligations when an employee leaves? Upon the termination of employment, employers are typically obligated to pay the terminated employee their final pay,
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Enkel 2019 Year In Review
In January of 2016, we started Enkel with the dream of transforming the way businesses manage their bookkeeping and accounting functions. Entrepreneurs ourselves, we realized that managing back office functions too often takes owners away from doing what they love – building and growing the business. So we started Enkel with three things in mind;
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Year-End Payroll Checklist For BC Businesses
2019 is coming to an end and the holiday season is approaching fast. Before heading out for the holidays, it is necessary for organizations to wrap up their year-end payroll tasks and prepare for any payroll updates in the new year. To ensure a stress-free year-end season, we prepared a step-by-step year-end payroll checklist to help
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How to automate your payroll using cloud-based technology
It’s not uncommon for small business owners to eventually reach a point in their company headcount where processing payroll manually becomes too expensive and time-consuming. If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to speed up your organization’s payroll process, it may be time to automate your payroll using cloud-based technology. The Benefits of a Cloud-Based
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How to Calculate Vacation Pay For Payroll in Canada
If you’re a Canadian business owner planning to do your own payroll, you’ll need to learn about paid vacation entitlement – and how to calculate vacation pay – for employees in your province or territory. While specifics vary with the employment standards for each region, all employers must provide their employees with a certain amount
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Privacy Acts Affecting Canadian Not-For-Profit Organizations
With a growing global emphasis on privacy regulation, organizations must carefully evaluate how they handle personal information. Not-for-profit organizations often work with individuals in sensitive situations while providing services and collecting personal information from their donors, both of which require discretion and care of data. Therefore, it is important for organizations to stay abreast of
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A Guide to the BC Employer Health Tax
If you’re a business owner with British Columbia (BC) remuneration, you may have already begun paying the new Employer Health Tax (EHT), which became effective January 1, 2019. The provincial government introduced the EHT as a replacement to the Medical Services Plan, with its main goal of shifting some of the financial burden of the
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