Does our Non-Profit need a staff policy manual?

Should our NPO have a staff policy manual? Any non-profit with more than a handful of paid staff should have an NPO Employee Handbook, explaining the non-profit's policies, employee benefits, your vision for the organization, and your ethical standards.  How do we get an NPO policy manual?  You have three options for designing a non-profit's staff handbook: 1. Buying a TEMPLATE and making it yourself …

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What is an EEO-1 Form?

Diversity Report Required: Do you know the ethnic makeup of your employees?  By law, you might be required to track this information.  September 30th is the deadline for filing the EEO-1 form for companies with 100 or more employees.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) uses this information to track diversity stats for your business. Steps …

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Is your Business ready for an Earthquake?

Are you prepared for an earthquake or other natural disaster?  Your business should plan ahead for a natural disaster, considering the safety of 1)customers, 2) employees, and 3) records. Customer and Employee Safety: Be sure that you are ready in the following areas: 1. Basic protection- smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, Haz-mat spill …

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