Coronavirus: Support Center For SMB Leaders
Coronavirus: Support Center For SMB Leaders

Coronavirus: Support Center For SMB Leaders

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Pandemic Planning

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Paycor's COVID-19 Command Center

We're excited to announce the release of Paycor's COVID-19 Command Center, a new analytics solution that delivers instant insights for crisis management.

Business Continuity Planning for the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has left businesses scrambling to minimize disruption and effectively communicate information to employees. In times of natural disaster or worldwide pandemic, there is little to no advance warning. Each situation is unique. That’s why it’s critical that businesses have plans in place to maintain essential functions and keep employees safe when disruption hits.

How Paycor is Managing the Crisis

Paycor is implementing business continuity plans to minimize disruption to our online services and client support and safeguard our employees. For 30 years, we’ve lived by the Guiding Principles Take Care of Customers, Take Care of Each Other and Do the Right Thing. These principles are guiding our response today.

SMB Leaders' Guide to Coronavirus Communications

Communication is going to be key in the coming weeks. Crisis management communications requires rapid, coordinated execution. In this article, we’ll share tips for communicating to employees and customers as the reality on the ground changes day by day (and even hour by hour).

Coronavirus (COVID-19): 7 Things Your Business Should Do Now

The COVID-19 outbreak is spreading quickly, and many small business leaders are rapidly responding in real time. Here are seven strategic steps your business can take now.

How Businesses Can Prepare For Coronavirus

The key to successful decision making is good information. That's why it's essential that all SMB leaders take the time to get informed about what Coronavirus (COVID-19) is, the symptoms to look for and best practices to prevent it spreading.

Top 10 Coronavirus Sources You Can Trust

Finding trustworthy sources with the most current information can be challenging for HR leaders during this unprecedented crisis. To help you stay informed so you can effectively communicate to your workforce, we’ve identified the top 10 sources covering the pandemic.

Employee Safety

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Create A Safe Work Environment For Employees Who Can’t Work From Home

In the face of mounting COVID-19 infections in the United States, many companies are asking their employees to work from home. But if your company is planning to weather the storm and you have employees who are required to work on-site, the first step is to do everything you can to help guarantee their safety. Here are things you can do immediately.

5 Ways to Make WFH Successful

If your company is already set up to manage work from home arrangements, you’re ahead of the curve. If you need help making the transition, please read one of our most popular articles are making WFH work for your team.

How To Create A BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy - Template Included

What should you do if your organization is requiring employees to work from home but you don’t have enough laptops or devices to go around? Read this article to access a free BYOD template and start building a policy today.

Social Distancing At Work

Federal, state and local governments agree: those who can work at home, should. For employees whose jobs require them to be in the office, there are still ways to stay safe. We’ve created an infographic that visualizes eight steps HR leaders can take to maintain social distancing in an office environment.

Financing and Tax Relief

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Emergency Sick Leave For Childcare: What Employers Need To Know About FFCRA

Thanks to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employees who are unable to work because their children’s school or day care facilities are now closed due to the pandemic can claim emergency sick leave and paid family medical leave. Here’s everything employers need to know.

What the Coronavirus Relief Package Means to SMBs

The Senate approved a relief package of paid sick leave, unemployment benefits, free coronavirus testing and food and medical aid.

How to Apply for a Coronavirus Small Business Loan

Throughout the country, many small businesses are being forced to close their doors or greatly scale back operations. To help provide economic support to small businesses impacted by the pandemic, the federal government will provide targeted, low-interest disaster recovery loans. Here is an overview of how small businesses can apply and terms and conditions.

Coronavirus Layoffs And Furloughs: Templates And Forms

As America mounts a defense against the coronavirus, HR leaders on the frontlines are delivering the truly heartbreaking news of layoffs to employees who, just weeks ago, were top performers. In this article we’ll provide templates and forms you can use to check the boxes. But more importantly, we’ll offer our thoughts on how best to have these tough conversations.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): What You Need to Know About Payroll Protection

The Paycheck Protection Program (part of the CARES act) offers small businesses loans of up to $10 million to help cover payroll, payroll protection and other essential costs during the pandemic. Here’s an FAQ on how to apply, who qualifies, and more..

Coronavirus Aid Relief & Economic Security Act: What SMBs Need to Know

The CARES Act was created to provide financial relief to those impacted economically as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. For more details on what’s included, read our latest article.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Tips To Manage Employee Leave Scenarios

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires employers with under 500 employees to give sick leave and paid family medical leave to eligible employees. If you’re looking for guidance on how to manage affected employees, check out the following scenarios.

Essential Business Letter Template

What counts as an essential business or an essential employee? Read our article on everything you need to know and download a customizable Essential Business Letter template to give to your employees.

For Employees Working From Home

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Employee’s Guide to Working from Home

One method to help limit the spread of COVID-19 is to practice social distancing. As a result, many businesses are encouraging (or mandating) employees to work from home. For some employees, this new reality won’t pose a challenge. But for those workers working from home for the first time, it’s challenging and tough to manage. Luckily, we’ve outlined some helpful tips and strategies to make time away from the office productive.

Working from Home with Kids

As the coronavirus spreads, employees are being asked to practice social distancing and work from home. And with many schools across the country closing for the foreseeable future, working parents are facing a difficult adjustment: focusing on their job while looking after their children.Working from home can be challenging. Working from home with children is a whole new ballgame. Here are some tips to make this new reality work (and maybe be at least a little fun).


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Compliance Update: HDHP, OSHA, Paid Leave, I-9

Paycor is monitoring key compliance topics during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is the latest information on HDHP, OSHA, Paid Leave and I-9 compliance.

Government Approves Remote I-9 Review Due To COVID-19

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would relax its standards for I-9 document verification amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Paycor’s Commitment to You

For 30 years, Paycor has lived by the motto: take care of clients, take care of each other and do the right thing. They are our Guiding Principles and we believe they are widely shared by so many business leaders across this country. We can and will get through this together. Contact our team today to learn how we can support your business.

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Emergency Sick Leave for Childcare: What Employers Need to Know About FFCRA

Emergency Sick Leave for Childcare: What Employers Need to Know About FFCRA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is a big part of the government response to the current public health crisis, offering emergency sick leave and paid family medical leave to those affected by Coronavirus. Take a look at our guide on managing employee leave scenarios.The FFRCA doesn’t just apply to employees who are directly affected by the virus—those who are infected, caring for the infected or quarantined. It also puts in place measures for the parents or guardians of children whose schools or day care facilities are closed due to the pandemic.These measures will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. How Does the FFCRA Work for Parents? If an employee has been on payroll for at least 30 days and cannot...

Essential Business Letter (Template)

Essential Business Letter (Template)

Many states and cities are imposing complete or partial lockdowns, with most businesses forced to temporarily shut their doors or move to remote work and only “essential businesses” unaffected. This has left many employers and employees asking what exactly counts as an essential business.Download Essential Business Letter Template What Counts as an Essential Business? On March 19, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA, overseen by the Department of Homeland Security) issued guidance on what business count as critical infrastructure. Some businesses are obviously essential—hospitals, pharmacies and law enforcement. The list is extensive—other essential businesses include stores selling supplies which allow people to...

Webinar: COVID-19 Summit - LIVE DEMO: See Paycor's COVID-19 Command Center - 4/23/20 @2pm ET

Webinar: COVID-19 Summit - LIVE DEMO: See Paycor's COVID-19 Command Center - 4/23/20 @2pm ET

Join Paycor’s Senior Product Manager, Kelly Silverman, for a live demonstration on how Paycor is providing HR leaders with the technology and expertise to help them prepare, respond and recover. The demonstration will highlight how Paycor Analytics and HR Support Center can offer the data and resources HR leaders need to mitigate risk and reshape business strategy.Speaker: Kelly Silverman Kelly Silverman is Paycor's resident benefits and HR marketing leader. An HCM industry veteran with a strong product and marketing background, Kelly’s responsibilities include driving the go-to-market strategy for benefits and analytics to Paycor’s customer base.Thursday, April 23, 2020 2pm ET

Webinar: COVID-19 Summit - How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan - 4/23/20 @1pm ET

Webinar: COVID-19 Summit - How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan - 4/23/20 @1pm ET

We’re all doing our best right now during these unpredictable times to protect our families, communities, employees and businesses. As many organizations have scrambled to launch business continuity plans to respond to the current crisis, there are things we’ve learned that will help us prepare for the future. Join Paycor’s Adam Leisring for insights into creating business continuity plans and key takeaways that can be applied from this pandemic.Speaker: Adam Leisring Adam Leisring is Paycor’s Senior Director of Information Security and is accountable for security aspects in Paycor’s Corporate IT and SaaS offerings. Having spent over 11 years with the organization and with a background in Information Security, Enterprise Architecture,...