Employee Benefit Programs

As a business owner, you likely employ several people or plan to hire additional employees as your business expands. Employee benefits are an essential part of attracting high-quality applicants, standing out from your competitors, and retaining the great employees that you already have.

Employee Benefit Programs

Developing an effective employee benefits program can be complex and you may have many questions about what benefits your employees want and need, what you are legally required to provide, what types of benefits are available, how your business will budget for it, and more. Our team at Prosper Financial is here to help answer your questions and work with you to create an employee benefit program that benefits both your business and your employees.

Types of Employee Benefits

There are a variety of employee benefits that your company can offer: Some of these benefits include:

The benefits in the list above are options. However, depending on your business type and size, state and federal laws may dictate that your business provides certain benefits, which include:

  • Workers’ compensation benefits
  • FICA tax withholding, Payment of FICA taxes
  • FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Compliance
  • Time off for things like jury duty and voting without retaliation
  • Pay unemployment taxes

You may also choose to provide additional benefits based on your business and employees, such as discounts on products or bonuses.

Creating an Effective Employee Benefit Program

Creating an affordable employee benefits program that attracts employees can be complicated, but we are here to help. We will guide you through each step of the process and help you determine:

  • Your values and goals as they relate to employee satisfaction and comfort
  • Your budget; which can influence the benefit plan you offer
  • The needs and wants of your employees
  • The benefits that you are required to provide legally
  • What you need to provide in order to retain employees

Different employee benefits are appropriate for different business types. Businesses in the restaurant industry may need to provide different benefits than a manufacturing company. Benefit plans are highly dependent on business size, type, and objectives. Prosper Financial is here to assist you in making these determinations.

A Benefits Plan That Suits Your Business

Our ultimate goal is to help you develop an employee benefit plan that suits the needs of your employees, upholds your business goals and values, is effective in attracting and retaining employees, and doesn’t break the bank. To learn more about the services we offer and how Prosper Financial can assist you in creating this plan, contact us today.