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Small Business HR Compliance: A Comprehensive Guide


Small Business HR Compliance: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You!

Running a small business is no small feat, and we understand that your plate is overflowing with tasks and responsibilities. Human resources and HR compliance may not be your favorite topic, but they are vital for the well-being of your business. That’s where we come in – we’re here to guide you through the intricacies of HR compliance and offer solutions that can ease your burden.

Understanding the Importance of HR Compliance

HR compliance isn’t just a matter of ticking boxes; it’s about ensuring the health and sustainability of your business. Failing to comply with HR regulations can result in hefty fines, legal troubles, and a damaged reputation. As a small business owner, you may not have the resources for a dedicated HR department, but that doesn’t exempt you from your HR obligations.

Navigating HR Compliance Challenges

One of the most significant challenges a small business owner encounters is keeping up with ever-evolving labor laws, rules, and regulations. This includes:

  • Hiring and Onboarding: Ensuring fair employment practices, conducting background checks, and properly documenting the onboarding process.
  • Wage and Hour Laws: Complying with minimum wage, overtime, and meal/rest break regulations.
  • Employee Classification: Understanding the differences between employees, independent contractors, and interns.
  • Workplace Safety: Creating a safe working environment and adhering to OSHA regulations.
  • Discrimination and Harassment Prevention: Establishing policies to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment.
  • Record-keeping: Maintaining accurate employee records and HR documentation.
  • Termination Practices: Following proper termination procedures to avoid legal complications.


Why Partnering with an HR Expert Makes Sense

We know you’re thinking, “I didn’t start my business to become an HR expert.” And you’re right. You started your business to focus on your passion and vision. That’s where we come in. By partnering with an experienced HR professional, you can:

  1. Have Compliance Support: Stay up to date with changing HR regulations and avoid costly penalties.
  2. Save Time: Free up your time to focus on growing your business.
  3. Reduce Legal Risks: Minimize the chances of legal disputes and employee claims.
  4. Boost Employee Satisfaction: Create a positive workplace environment, which is essential for retaining top talent.


Our Offer to You: A Free 15-Minute Discovery Call

Take the first step in securing your business’s future by scheduling a free 15-minute discovery call. During this call, we can discuss your specific HR compliance needs and explore how our expertise can benefit your small business.

Don’t let HR compliance issues weigh down your entrepreneurial spirit. We’re here to provide the guidance and support you need to ensure your business thrives while you do what is necessary to stay compliant with all HR regulations.

To schedule your free 15-minute discovery call, simply contact us or call us at 888-212-3687. Let’s make HR compliance a breeze for your small business.

Looking For Solutions? We Can Help!

Lyons HR can help you address all these concerns and more, as you grow your business and position it for whatever the future looks like. Functioning like an off-site HR department, we can manage any or all your talent management needs, from recruitment through retirement. At Lyons, We Are HR. Read our related posts or contact us today to learn more.

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