The Advisor

December 10, 2018

Gallagher acquires Accompass to expand footprint in Canada

U.S.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced today that it has acquired Accompass Inc., a leading Canadian benefits, retirement, and...

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September 23, 2014

Small businesses save 15% on EI premiums

A few weeks ago, the Federal Government introduced a new Small Business Job Credit. The credit will effectively lower small businesses’ Employment Insurance (EI) premiums from the current legislated rate of $1.88 to $1.60 per $100 of insurable...

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September 19, 2014

LTD and STD benefits taxed at source in 2015

Carriers are updating how taxable long-term and short-term disability benefits are administered to align with new requirements outlined by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The new requirements are mandated to be in effect January 1, 2015, but some...

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September 17, 2014

2015 Salary Budget Report reveals cautious outlook

Pay increases in line with previous years

Salary increases projected for 2015 by Canadian organizations are holding steady at 2.79 per cent, in line with the 2.74 per cent increase projected in last year’s survey, according to our 2015 Salary Budget...

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