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Why Outsource Payroll Services to The Agency Support Partners?

Roughly 33% of employers make payroll errors that end up costing them billions of dollars in penalties yearly.

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How Can The Agency Support Partners’ HR on Demand Help Your Canadian Staffing Agency?

We’ve got a team of HR experts you (and your employees) can trust.

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The Reports You Need for Your Staffing Agency

How much visibility do you have into your staffing agency operations? If you want to operate efficiently and put yourself on the path to growth, you need to leverage the data you have available, along with useful external sources.

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Exploring Financial Options for Your Staffing Agency

A staggering 45% of service companies like staffing agencies go under by year four (Statistic Brain, 2017); primarily due to insufficient capital.

That said, a medium-scale staffing business with three members or more in Canada can cost around $250,000 to start up. It’s quite a heavy financial pill to swallow – especially in the beginning stage where working capital is an issue.

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4 Key Characteristics of Successful Staffing Agency Owners

Do you have what it takes to soar?

Everyone wants to see their staffing agency succeed when they start out, but the truth is, not everyone is going to reach their goals. The difference between a successful staffing company and one that ends up closing up shop isn’t always easy to see, because there are so many factors that could alter the outcome.

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Are You Using the Right Back Office Software for Your Staffing Agency?

With so many options at hand, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed.

The right back office platform can make everything easier for your staffing firm. Your staff is able to work more productively, your administrative work decreases, and you won’t be at risk for misplacing important data. “Necessary” is an understatement!

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5 Questions to Ask When Handling Taxes for Your Staffing Agency

Here’s why relationship plays a big role

The typical Ontario business doesn’t have to worry about handling the tax requirement that come from a mix of temporary and in-house employees.

However, when you open a staffing agency, you have to learn how to navigate this complex environment. It’s not as simple as putting your temp workers in one box, and your full-time workers in another. Employee classification looks at several criteria to determine whether the people working for your staffing firm should be considered an independent contractor or an employee.

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