HR Consulting Firm Divisions
TPS Group HR
Payright Payroll Affiliates
Payroll and Tax Management
Employer Sponsored Benefit Plans
TPS Group Medical
Group Medical Benefits
Highly impressed with their level of expertise and outstanding customer service.
I highly recommend TPS Group and their quality third-party administration for our 403(b) plan. During our long relationship with TPS Group, we have never failed to be impressed with their level of expertise and outstanding customer service. They keep their promises and it’s easy to work with them. Having our own rep Lauren McNabb is a plus!
"Wonderful To Work With"
My go to professional is Des. A wonderful person to work with. We can count on him to handle all of our needs.
Very Responsive And Clear To Requests And Questions
Our service representative, Carol, is outstanding and very responsive and clear to requests and questions. Very professional yet pleasant.
They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend their services.
For many years we’ve relied on TPS Group’s extensive knowledge and industry expertise to keep us in compliance with state and federal regulations as well as changes in the law. Their attention to detail is just what we need to keep our business operations running smoothly. They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend their services.
HR Consulting Firm Services
Performance Management Plans
TPS understands that managing employees is a time-consuming and draining supervisory requirement. Through our experience with a broad spectrum of organizations, we further understand that performance requirements and standards vary greatly from organization to organization. Performance standards required in one organization may be different or not important to another.READ MORE »
Gain better control of your cash flow and expenses. Our workers’ compensation services provide efficiencies by having premiums based on your actual payroll deducted automatically from each payroll cycle. No up-front deposits requirement (to avoid year-end audit issues) and a time savings on administration.READ MORE »
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires that employers follow specific guidelines when notifying individuals of their benefit continuation rights under Health and Welfare plans. Employers may face heavy government fines and penalties if found in non-compliance of COBRA requirements.READ MORE »
Group Medical Insurance
Every year the cost of health insurance is increasing, making it difficult to continue to offer it to your employees and retirees. When we meet with an employer group, first and every time, we’ll ask questions to put together a comparison of plans based on your answers and the best value. We’re here to help make it an effortless process.READ MORE »
Health Reimbursement Accounts
Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) may work in conjunction with any insurance plan. It can be designed to cover specific health expenses, or insurance plan cost-sharing, such as co-pays, coinsurance or a portion of the deductible on a High Deductible Health Plan. HRAs are funded and owned solely by the employer and are utilized for the benefit of employees to cover the cost of medical expenses chosen by you.READ MORE »
As a business owner in New York with employees, you know the state mandates disability coverage for your employees that get sick or hurt off the job. NYS DBL provides coverage up to 26 weeks for your employees. For a very affordable rate you can enhance this coverage, increasing the weekly amount available.READ MORE »
Group Life Insurance
No one likes to think about prematurely dying, but the reality is it happens. Protecting those left behind is what life insurance is all about. Whether the goal is to pay off debt, like a mortgage, cover lost income or retirement, or give children the ability to continue to go to college. It’s care when someone is no longer here.READ MORE »
HR Consulting Firm Team Members
HR Consulting Firm Resources
Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL)
- State employment laws
- State independent contractor rules
- Workers’ compensation
- Safety training & compliance assistance
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
- Federal wage and hour law
- Exempt and non-exempt employee status
- Compliance assistance
- Independent contractor rules for DOL
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- Federal tax laws, rules and forms
- Businesses and individuals
- Independent contractor rules for IRS
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination & enforcement
Employee Benefits Security Administration
Benefit plan compliance and assistance (health and retirement) COBRA HIPPA
COBRA Information & Notices for Continuation of Health Coverage
COBRA Continuation Coverage - Resources for Employers, Advisers, Workers & Families
HR Consulting Firm Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why would a company consider HR Help Desk services?
Many companies and organizations rely on HR help desk services. Providers of these services often also offer guidance on key Human Resources functional areas including general policies, recruitment, benefits, discipline & documentation as well as compliance areas.
By teaming up with an HR consulting firm like the TPS Group of HR Consultants has experience in a broad spectrum of industries and small and large size organizations.
Most employers want their provider to be able to extend their services to all areas of benefits, compensation, staff development and training, policy administration and much more. When you utilize HR Help Desk Services at TPS Group, you gain access to the knowledge and experience of an entire team rather than one or more individuals on staff that are juggling other in-house responsibilities.
Q: Why do employers need Hiring & Recruiting Services?
Recruiting top workers should be a priority for every business, and your company should be no different. However, locating and attracting top talent is more competitive than ever.
Employers turn to HR consulting firms that can assist with Hiring & Recruiting for many different reasons and we find that there are a variety of circumstances that lead a company to require professional hiring & recruiting services.
Most often, employers utilize our services when one or more of the following is the case:
- They need assistance in analyzing the required duties and requirements of the position.
- They aren’t sure of the skills, experience and compensation range required for the position.
- They don’t have enough time to recruit the open position.
- They have had trouble filling the job for an extended period.
- They do not have internal staff who are proficient in interviewing who may be unaware of employment laws affecting recruiting and interviewing.
- They have seen high turnover rates for the position and seek expert help.
Q: What does a company have to do after establishing a profit sharing plan?
If you establish a profit-sharing plan, you:
- Can have other retirement plans
- Can be a business of any size
- Need to annually file a Form 5500
Q: What topics are typically covered at a HR (Human Resources) training workshop?
A training workshop is usually provided in an individual or group setting.
Topics covered typically relate to Human Resources and Workforce Management. Many Human Resources Consultants offer an extensive catalog of on-site or off-site training topics conducted by our Consultants and affiliates.
Topics covered at a HR Training Workshop should include, but are not limited to:
- Performance Management
- Effective Interviewing
- Supervisory Training
- Leadership Training
- Effective Communication
- Change Management
- Employment Law
- Conflict Resolution
- Helping Employee's Grow
- Effective Job Descriptions
HR Consulting Firm Articles
The Vanishing Employee: “Ghosting” at Work
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The Sobering Facts about Health Care Costs in Retirement
Unless you are one of the lucky few with a lifetime medical plan paid for by your employer, health care costs are one of the largest expenses in retirement ...
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k) Account?
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Are You Taking Advantage of Your Employer’s Matching Contribution?
Many employees don’t contribute enough to their 401(k) to take full advantage of their employer’s matching contribution. Are you one of them? Maybe you ...
"Hot Topics in HR" Complimentary Seminar
Don't Miss This Opportunity! "Hot Topics in HR" Complimentary Seminar November 13, 2018 You are invited to a complimentary seminar and brunch buffet ...
Sexual Harassment Training: Is Your Company in Compliance?
The recent spate of sexual harassment accusations in Hollywood and in companies all over the country should serve as a reminder to employers about their ...
4 Great Reasons Why Even Small Businesses Need HR Services
For most businesses, their workforce is not only their biggest asset but their largest expense. No matter how small or large the business, strategic management ...
Key Facts Employers Need to Know Employers who offer 401(k) Profit Sharing Plans must meet standards of conduct and practice under ERISA, but misconceptions ...
Organizational Pressure Points
Why you should consider utilizing qualified HR Consultants to manage your organizational pressure points! Are you concerned with the direction your company ...