cost of employee benefits

Cost of Employee Benefits to Your Business

You budget for paperclips… why not for employee benefits? You’ll want to read this if payroll and employee benefits aren’t two of the top five items in your operating budget. I see carefully crafted operating budgets all the time. It’s generally quite easy to find a line item for office supplies. But nothing, not even on page two, for employee benefits. Why? I started asking employers why they don’t budget for benefits. The responses have been remarkably the same, “Because we just have to have them.”