The Difference in Hiring Independent Contractors and Having an Employee

The Difference in Hiring Independent Contractors and Having an Employee

As a business grows, it will happen that you’ll need to either hire employees or independent contractors. There are some advantages to hiring independent contractors over employees – advantages such as not having to pay someone a full-time wage for part-time work. A few more advantages of hiring independent contractors over employees are not having to pay payroll taxes, or provide benefits.

But, it can be a tricky process to ensure that independent contractors remain, in the legal sense, independent contractors and do not cross over to employee status. To avoid these pitfalls, learn these best practices for hiring contractors with which to outsource work for your business needs. However, first make sure you understand exactly what an independent contractor is.

Does Your Website Need an Update?

Does Your Website Need an Update?

If you first created your website from a template just because you wanted to be “on the web” but you’ve never updated it, and your website has no real traffic, it might be time to explore the idea of updating it. After all, a website is an excellent marketing tool that can bring new business to your door at less cost than other types of advertising and marketing.