Asked Questions

How do employees benefit from PEOs?

When a company works with a PEO, job security is improved as the PEO implements efficiencies to lower employment costs. Job satisfaction and productivity increase when employees are provided with professional human resource services, training, employee manuals, safety services, and improved communications. A co-employment relationship provides employees with an expanded employee benefits package to include a 401(k), life insurance, disability insurance, and more.

Do I have to use all of your services?

Workers’ compensation and payroll processing are required. All other offered benefits and services are optional.

What is the minimum number of employees required?

PER requires a minimum of five employees to enroll in our services.

Is a license required to offer benefits?

A PEO may sponsor employee benefit plans for its worksite employees. Benefits may be mandated by law, such as workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. They could also be voluntary benefits that will help attract and retain quality employees, such as health, life, dental, and disability insurance. PEOs as employers may sponsor or acquire programs for their employees. PEOs are consumers of insurance and procure these benefits from licensed insurance agents and authorized insurers.

How do PEOs help their clients?

The PEO’s economy of scale enables each client company to lower employment costs and increase the business’s bottom line. The client can maintain a simple HR infrastructure or none at all by relying on the PEO. The PEO can provide assistance with employer compliance which helps protect the client against liability. The PEO provides time savings by handling routine and redundant tasks for its clients.

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