April 19, 2022

What is a W-9 Form and Why would a business request one?

It’s a good practice to get a W-9 form whenever you engage an independent contractor. When you request a W-9 form, you are indicating to freelancers that you plan to keep your business dealings formal. What is a W9 Form and Why would a business request one?
April 7, 2022
Cloud Computing Improves Compliance

How Cloud Computing Helps Improve Compliance

Ensuring continuing compliance with industry and regulatory requirements may be a challenging undertaking, especially in a fast-changing environment. The rapid evolution of the IT landscape, including the cloud, has exponentially increased the number of organizational touchpoints that are subject to compliance. How cloud computing helps improve compliance.
December 27, 2021
Document Compliance Management

What are Document Compliance Manager Responsibilities?

A Document Compliance Manager must manage all company-wide, policies, procedures, work instructions, job aids, and compliance records, to assure the company of continuous compliance conformance with appropriate standards and regulations.
November 22, 2021
Employing Minors

What Employers Need to Consider When Hiring Minors

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulates youth employment. It covers employment aspects like wages, work hours, and the type of work minors can do. Therefore, as an employer, you should be familiar with federal and state employment law compliance regarding hiring minors to ensure you fulfill your obligations as an employer. Read on to find out what employers need to consider when hiring minors to ensure compliance with the law.
December 30, 2020
Operational Excellence Leadership Consulting

Do Lean and ISO 9001 Go Together?

The term Lean and ISO 9001 are not generally used together, but why not? A quality manual doesn't have to be complicated. Here is how to simplify it.
December 27, 2020
Compliance Easier

Make Compliance Easier

Sell yourself first, then sell everyone else on the importance and value of compliance. Make them want it!
December 13, 2020
Ethical Compliance

How to Build a Business Ethics Program

Recent corporate financial scandals have highlighted the importance of business ethics and compliance. Do you know how to build a business ethics program?
December 9, 2020
Job Descriptions Reasonable Accommodation

Write Job Descriptions with Reasonable Accommodation

Writing Job Descriptions That Provide Reasonable Accommodation Start with an analysis of the job that determines the essential functions. Identify how a disability may affect the essential functions of the job. Identify possible accommodations needed to overcome any limitations. Determine the effectiveness and feasibility of the proposed accommodation. Select the appropriate accommodation that satisfies the employee’s preference.
August 29, 2020
Policies and Procedures

What are SOX Accounting Policies and Procedures?

SOX policies and procedures build consistency, communicate SOX internal controls, and provide a baseline for SOX improvement.