PEO
MYTHS VS FACTS
The Truth about professional employer organizations (PEO)
MYTH:
I’LL LOSE THE POWER TO  DECIDE WHO TO HIRE & FIRE
FACT:
PEOs give you more control! PEOs remain  behind the scenes unless you call upon them,  which frees you from compliance and HR-re-  lated tasks so you may focus on the revenue generating part of your business.
MYTH:
I’LL LOSE CONTROL OF
MY EMPLOYEES

FACT:
PEOs give you more control!  PEOs remain behind the  scenes unless you call upon  them. This frees you from  compliance and HR related tasks so you may focus on the revenue generating part
of your business.


MYTH:
MY OFFICE MANAGER
CAN HANDLE ALL THAT.

FACT:
Unless your Office Manager is devoted to ensuring compliance with HR regulations full time, you may be opening your business up to risk. Even the best of Office Managers wears multiple hats!
MYTH:
MY EMPLOYEES WON’T ACCEPT THE CHANGE
FACT:
PEOs dont want to change your culture. They want to enhance it! Imagine being able to offer your employees a Fortune
500 benefits package!


MYTH:
I’LL HAVE TO TERMINATE MY HR MANAGER OR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM.
FACT:
You will actually be adding HR support to your existing team because you will now have a PEO’s administrative team to assist your team,This allows your in-house team to focus on internal items that may have been back burnered.
MYTH:
MY EMPLOYEES WON’T ACCEPT THE CHANGE
FACT:
This is not the case at all. You are still the employer, and the PEO is the administrative service provider on your behalf for your employees. Your employees remain full time with their benefits intact.


MYTH:
WE HAVE LESS THAN 50 EMPLOYEES, SO WE AREN’T WORRIED ABOUT ACA CHANGES.
FACT:
There have been thousands of pages of modifications, and no one knows the full impact of ACA and its rules regarding small businesses. However, a PEO relationship has you covered in this area!
MYTH:
PEOS ARE WAY TOO EXPENSIVE
FACT:
PEOs don’t have to be expensive. In fact, with the economies of scale and liability protections offered by a PEO, in most cases, the fees are cost-neutral or less expensive for the business owner.


MYTH:
PEO ARE  THE SAME  AS PAYROLL  COMPANIES.
FACT:
Payroll is just ONE component of a PEOS There are many services that PEOs offer, and payroll companies don’t offer HR admin support or employment liability protection outside of payroll services.