Monthly Archives: July 2015

Huntington Bank expands small business microloan program!!

On Tuesday, Huntington Bank announced that it is expanding the microloan program it began in 2013, as part of a lending collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. The bank will provide $5 million in new funding over a five-year period to small businesses within 17 counties across Michigan, including all of Wayne, Oakland and

Your estate v. Medicaid? Avoid this battle!

Take a look at this Michigan Court of Appeals case where the court ruled in favor of the Department of Community Health (DCH) in a suit to recover Medicaid benefits paid out for nursing home care. While his mother was alive, Larry Wykle enrolled her in Medicaid to assist with her nursing home care. The

Crain’s rolls out online job matching

This week, Crain’s launched a new platform–Crain’s Job Connect–to match employers and job candidates by blind-matching online profiles. How does it work? Employers fill out a profile with the traits they seek and questions tailored to the industry and job category. Job-seekers complete a profile tailored to work they are looking for. Both only see

Employee Misclassification- it’s bigger than you thought!

Back in January, we posted a “Tip of the Week” explaining the importance of properly classifying workers as independent contractors vs. employees. As we explained before, Michigan courts AND the IRS have developed a very specific test with several factors to determine a worker’s status- despite what a business may have previously decided! Now, the

Documenting employee discipline- it’s as good as the paper it’s written on

Documenting Employee Discipline- it’s as good as the paper it’s written on… When it comes to documenting employee discipline, establishing a clear record of meetings- in addition to incidents- is imperative. Here are some things to think about: a written document after a disciplinary meeting shows proof of what was communicated to an employee and

Are you consistently updating your estate plan??

Check out this informative piece we came across on the importance of maintaining an up-to-date and accurate estate plan! Click here to access the article! Questions about updating or creating your estate plan? Contact C&G today! ‪ P: (248) 395-3699 E: *Please be sure to read the disclaimer section on our site!

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